Episodes

April 15, 2021

Business development at large corporations vs small startups#2, by Da…

Daniel Gould, Alexa Business Development at Amazon, Angel Investor - member of Band of Angels and Partner at DV Collective Syndic…

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April 12, 2021

How does the government support early stage startup founders? By Chri…

Christopher Hill, strategic advisor at Retina AI, angel investor and member board of advisors of Los Angeles talks about the gove…

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April 9, 2021

How do you qualify an investor without losing them? By Scott Krivokop…

Scott Krivokopich, Managing Partner at 1982 Ventures talks about qualifying questions that you need to ask your investors in orde…

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April 8, 2021

Bootstrapping and then raising $123 million - story of Boast.ai by Ll…

Lloyed Lobo, co-founder and president at Boast.ai talks about bootstrapping and later raising VC funding to continue growth and f…

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April 5, 2021

Investing in music-tech, robotics, IOT, spacetech, marketplace, big d…

Jeff Ransdell, Founder and Managing Director at Fuel Venture Capital talks about outreach to investors as a founder with little t…

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April 2, 2021

Investing in Ag-Tech in the American Midwest and how it differs from …

Grant Newlin, Founder and General Partner at Newlin.vc tells us about investing in ag-tech and cross-border investing. We discuss…

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March 31, 2021

Building and selling an e-commerce empire to become a VC in the US - …

Today’s guest is Marcelo Franco, founder at Verve Capital and previously the co-founder of Sacks.com - the largest e-commerce com…

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March 29, 2021

IP rights, NDAs and starting early - the story of Physna by Paul Powe…

Paul Powers, Founder & CEO of Physna talks about the beginnings of his career in startups and the challenges he faced. We talk a …

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March 26, 2021

Silicon Valley Show in real life? Sure! Epic story of Distil Networks…

Rami Essaid, CEO at Finmark, venture partner at Pioneer Fund and partner at IDEA fund partners and previously the founder of Dist…

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March 26, 2021

Educational episode #8 - how do you construct financial models? By Ra…

This educational episode is about constructing financial models on early stages - what exactly do you need to have, what do your …

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March 24, 2021

The most active VC of Midwest - Founder of M25 gives advice to founde…

Victor Gutwein, Founder and Managing Partner at M25 talks about startup ecosystem in the Midwest and how it changed recently due …

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March 22, 2021

Student-led Venture Capital, how is it different from other VCs? Stor…

Hunter Babcock, Managing Partner at Atland Ventures talks about the structure of Atland Ventures, their fundraising and their maj…

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March 19, 2021

User acquisition and African startup ecosystem - why are US investors…

Henry Pray, Director of Product Management at UpKeep talks about user acquisition for early startups and about the African startu…

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March 17, 2021

Changes in VC landscape over the past 20 years. By Steve Miller

Steve Miller, Founding Partner at Origin Ventures talks about the changes that he saw in the VC landscape over the past 20 years …

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March 15, 2021

Building and funding ventures with relatives and selling startups. By…

Rob Weber, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Great North Labs talks about his path into VC, how he managed to build and sell mul…

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March 12, 2021

Founder VS Investor POV - answering the same questions from different…

Val Gui, VP of Automotive Lending at Upstart and Brittany Yoon, Principal at NFX talk about investor outreach, company valuation …

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March 10, 2021

How do you pitch yourself to an investor? The essentials of talking t…

Alyson DeNardo, partner at Mac Venture Capital, founder and CEO of Alden and partner at M Ventures talks about first time chats w…

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March 8, 2021

Operator, angel, advisor - Nick Cobb about investing as an operator t…

Nick Cobb, Senior Software Engineering manager at Aurora, active angel investor and an advisor to multiple startups talks about o…

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