Episodes

Nov. 23, 2020

How do SAFEs work? By Phil Nadel

Phil Nadel, Founder and Managing Director at Forefront Venture Partners (formerly Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners), talks about…

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Nov. 20, 2020

Growing a US-based startup in China - how and why? By Victor Zhou

Victor Zhou, Ex Founder & CEO of Sentinel Tec that was acquired by DT talks about how he managed to grow his company in China and…

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Nov. 18, 2020

Senior technology leadership and how are startups built. By Alex Ecke…

Alex Eckelberry is a technology CEO with an extensive background in senior technology leadership, with private, venture/PE backed…

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Nov. 16, 2020

How does reward-based crowdfunding work and who should try it? By Ste…

Stefanie Yu, Partnerships, Strategic Lead at IndiegoGo talks about reward-based crowdfunding and what kind of startup should try …

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Nov. 13, 2020

Building scout network - how can it help founders and future VCs? By …

Wade Fletcher, Founder at ScoreTwoMedia that was acquired in 2020 and currently the Founder of UndercoverVC, talks about construc…

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Nov. 11, 2020

Daniel McCarthy on growing, funding, acquisition funneling, angel inv…

Daniel McCarthy, Director and Co-Founder of Theta Equity Partners and Co-Founder and Chief Statistician of Zodiac acquired by Nik…

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Nov. 9, 2020

Guerrilla marketing, mergers and sales, by Jason Myers.

Jason Myers, Partner at CopyPro.ai and Chairman of Various and Guerrilla Marketing Global, talks about how he grew multiple busin…

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Nov. 6, 2020

Two rounds through equity crowdfunding - lessons learned. By Andrew C…

Andrew Christodoulides, Founder & CEO of Moro that has raised one round through equity crowdfunding and is planning to raise the …

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Nov. 3, 2020

Raising pre-seed and seed rounds and surviving golden rush. By Scott …

Scott Schwab, Co-Founder at Bottega, Managing Partner at Aethos Ventures and Partner at Mett Corp talks about his first fundraisi…

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Nov. 2, 2020

Building advisory boards - how does it work? By Skip Sanzeri

Skip Sanzeri, currently the founder and partner at Multiverse Capital and founder at QuSecure and Quantum Thought, previously the…

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Oct. 30, 2020

Founder of one of the largest LA accelerators talks about early stage…

Brian Mac Mahon, Founder at Expert DOJO - one of the largest and most active accelerators in Los Angeles talks about fundraising …

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Oct. 28, 2020

The new American dream - how does it affect startup field? By Joost v…

Joost van Dreunen, ex-Co-Founder of SuperData Research acquired by Nielsen in 2018 and currently Investor and advisor, lecturer a…

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Oct. 26, 2020

Growth marketing for startups leading to an exit - by Hasan Luongo.

Hasan Luongo, VP Growth Marketing at Chipper Cash, previously Director of Growth Marketing at Voicea (acquired by Cisco), Growth …

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Oct. 23, 2020

How a student study group evolved into a decentralised venture capita…

Poseidon Ho, Founder and General Partner at Outliers Fund talks about investing in deep tech and the real moonshots. We've also t…

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Oct. 21, 2020

Oversubscribing a round in COVID world - how did that happen? By Audr…

Audra Gold Co-founder and CEO at Vurbl Media in this episode explains how she managed to close the round after the covid hit. We'…

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Oct. 19, 2020

What it takes to raise the pre-seed round? By Adrian Sedlin.

Adrian Sedlin, serial entrepreneur with 5 successful exits and currently the CEO at CANNDESCENT, talks about - what do you need t…

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Oct. 17, 2020

2 exits and 2 IPOs - how do startups get to an exit? By Srinivas Kila…

Srinivas Kilambi, founder with 2 exits and 2 IPOs and currently the Founder at Accelenovate talks about the exits in his career a…

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Oct. 15, 2020

43 investments in 2 years - how is angel capital deployed? By Steve W…

Steve Walsh, angel investor, Advisory Board Member at ZenSports and the CEO at Procurrence talks about angel investments, working…

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Oct. 13, 2020

Talk to customers damn it - how to pivot. By Angad Singh.

Angad Singh, Founder and CEO at Casette that was acquired by Evernote and currently he is the Product Manager at Coda. And in thi…

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Oct. 10, 2020

SoCal Super Angel - why accelerators? By David Mandel.

David Mandel, SoCal-based super Angel, investing in emerging technology startups who Invested in over 500 startups up to date, ta…

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Oct. 8, 2020

First steps in the fundraising - preparing to close a round during CO…

Danny Done, CEO at GoBekli explains how his approach to fundraising changed in the post-COVID world and how he interacts with inv…

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Oct. 7, 2020

Health tech field - how should founders overcome legal and financial …

Sunny Kumar, Partner at GSR Ventures talks about the healthtech field. How can founders overcome multiple regulation barriers and…

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Oct. 6, 2020

Bootstrapping VS raising funding - lessons from failures and successe…

Igor Belagorudsky, serial entrepreneur with several exits, currently an angel investor, mentor and president at FastCTO, talks ab…

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Oct. 5, 2020

60 investors participating in one round - how was it done and why? By…

Daniel Kravtsov, previously co-founder and CEO at RTBmedia that exited in 2016 and currently co-founder and CEO at Improvado talk…

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