Best Venture Capital podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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The Twenty Minute VC takes you inside the world of Venture Capital, Startup Funding and The Pitch. Join our host, Harry Stebbings and discover how you can attain funding for your business by listening to what the most prominent investors are directly looking for in startups, providing easily actionable tips and tricks that can be put in place to increase your chances of getting funded. Although, you may not want to raise funding for a startup. The Twenty Minute VC also provides an instructio ...
 
A podcast dedicated to demystifying Venture Capital. Nick Moran interviews the VC and Angel investor experts on how they find, evaluate and select the next generation of great technology startups.
 
Moe and Jenna Abdou interview a highly influential roster of thought leaders, authors, founders, creatives, and senior executives to deconstruct the hidden insights that only those who are building breakthrough ventures can reveal. For eight years now, 33voices has engaged closely with founders and senior executives to identify interesting & pressing challenges that give rise to thoughtful dialogue with contributors who not only think differently, but who represent the frontiers of knowledge ...
 
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Venture Stories
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Venture Stories by Village Global takes you inside the world of venture capital and technology, featuring enlightening interviews with entrepreneurs, investors and tech industry leaders. The podcast is hosted by Village Global partner and co-founder Erik Torenberg and produced by Brett Bolkowy. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc/podcast for more.
 
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Venture Studio
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Podcast by Venture Studio. New York City Venture Capital (VC) and Angel Investing Interviews with host Dave Lerner
 
Doing Business with Matt Hartman is a podcast where a startup builder turned venture capital investor interviews founders of non-venture capital backed startup companies. Discussions include management, marketing, finance, and revenue. The companies have had a business plan on day one, revenues, on day two, and have been around for years or decades.
 
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Venture Vignettes
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Origins is a podcast about Limited Partners, the firms and institutions that invest in venture capital funds. Through a series of interviews, we explore what has historically been an opaque corner of the startup ecosystem and learn how the people behind the capital make decisions. This podcast was created by Alex Lines and Nick Chirls, partners at Notation.
 
Choose Your Own Venture is hosted by me Matt Thornton of Faster Ventures. Listen closely to our guest funders, founders, and product experts as we cover the growth of our own project here on the podcast and the funding of legendary products by their respective VC’s, founders, and product people. Learn what their secret sauce is and what their thoughts are on today’s market. Would you like to get in a word or a question with one of our guest? Now you can! Follow along and comment on my Instag ...
 
Bowery Capital is an early stage venture capital fund that focuses solely on helping portfolio companies with sales related challenges. This podcast is a discussion between the Bowery Capital team and experienced industry friends in an effort to help a younger generation of startups better understand the issues and pain points they will face when thinking about early revenue generation.
 
China has emerged as a global powerhouse in tech. It is now home to some of the world’s most valuable tech companies and most motivated entrepreneurs. How can U.S. companies succeed in China and learn from China? How can Chinese tech companies go global? From Silicon Valley to Beijing, we interview movers and shakers of China's tech industry, as well as tech leaders who have a U.S.-China cross-border perspective. Brought to you by GGV Capital, a leading cross-border VC firm that has been inv ...
 
Podcast host Mark W King takes venture capital’s success, failure, genius and insanity and distills it down into wisdom and know-how that accelerates your entrepreneurial success.
 
Working Capital Conversations
 
Startup Funding is the podcast for business owners ready to attract funding. We talk with founders who have successfully raised money, venture capitalists and angel investors who have funded amazing startups. You will get all of the information that you need to take your business to the next level.
 
Running Through Walls is a Venrock podcast featuring candid conversations between investors and entrepreneurs. Each episode, we offer a behind-the-scenes look at the breakthroughs, challenges and nuttiness associated with building and growing companies. Venture capital firm Venrock has been investing in entrepreneurs across technology and healthcare since 1969.
 
Each week, experienced entrepreneurs and innovators come to Stanford University to candidly share lessons they’ve learned while developing, launching and scaling disruptive ideas. The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series is produced by Stanford eCorner during fall, winter and spring quarters. ETL is supported by the venture capital firm DFJ.
 
The PE Funcast is a weekly show featuring Devin Mathews and Jim Milbery -- partners at ParkerGale Capital. We discuss all things related to privately-owned middle market technology companies -- the kind of great businesses that are outside the sphere of venture capital.
 
I will teach you everything you need to know about raising money from anyone, including venture capital firms from an award winning business school professor, venture capitalist, entrepreneur and author including:Learn the secrets of networking and how to get a meeting with almost anyone.Learn how to pitch your business model to anyone including venture capital firms.Learn what you should and should not include in your presentation slides.Learn how to present your business model like Steve J ...
 
Interested in hearing the best tools, tactics, and ideas from those actually involved in creating world class businesses and startups? Then Exceptional Entrepreneurship is the podcast for you. In our conversations we cover topics like how to get started, how to grow, how to take a company from 1M in sales to 10M in sales, how to get venture capital, and more.
 
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Asia VC Cast
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Asia VC Cast explores the minds of the experienced venture capitalists and seasoned entrepreneurs to navigate the sophisticated but exciting world of venture capital. Daniel together with a special guest each week presents unique perspective and insights to startup investing & fund-raising across different countries in Asia. Follow me on Twitter: @Dsongvc LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielsong/
 
VentureKast is a podcast about the coolest financial inclusion startups in the world and the entrepreneurs who build and grow them. It’s for anyone interested in startups, impact investing, fintech or financial inclusion. VentureKast features first-hand accounts of startup CEOs from all over the world who have dedicated their lives to building businesses that are pioneering the use of technology for financial inclusion – for everything from payments, to credit to insurance and more. VentureK ...
 
The Origin Ventures podcast discusses all things tech, startup, and venture capital with startup founders and executives, experts in our network, and other investors. Origin Ventures is a Seed and Series A venture capital firm investing across the United States and Canada. Visit originventures.com for more details about us, to sign up for our newsletters, and other content!
 
Inside Outside Innovation explores the ins and outs of innovation with raw stories, real insights, and tactical advice from the best and brightest in startups & corporate innovation. Each week we’ll bring you the latest thinking in Lean Startup, Design Thinking, Corporate Venture Capital and more. Join the movers, shakers, makers, founders, builders, and doers to help speed up your knowledge, skills, and network. Previous guests include thought leaders such as Brad Feld, Alistair Croll, Dian ...
 
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The Pitch
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Named 'the best business podcast on startup life' by Fortune. Listen as entrepreneurs pitch to real investors—for real money. In each episode, we take you behind closed doors to the critical moment when aspiring entrepreneurs put it all on the line. While it offers a glimpse into the high-stakes world of venture capital, it’s really a show about human relationships: how people sell their ideas, what makes investors tick, and how these initial conversations can bloom into business deals—or di ...
 
A podcast about the why and how behind remarkable startup cultures. Hear one-on-one interviews with CEOs and founders sharing their company's mission, vision, and core values, and dive into what it's really like to work at a high-growth startup. Learn about leadership and find where you belong. This isn't about growth hacking, life learning, or venture capital funding - it's about humans, emotions, and trying to make the world 10x better. It's your life, so make your work matter. A productio ...
 
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Tech Tonics
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Tech Tonics, the Podcast, is a twice-monthly program focused on the people and passion at the intersection of technology and health. Hosted by Lisa Suennen and David Shaywitz (the co-authors of “Tech Tonics: Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare With Technology?”) the show draws on their experience in business, medicine, and health-IT. The Tech Tonics podcast seeks to bring the people in the digital health field to life and, ideally, elevate humanism in a healthcare world captivated b ...
 
Venture capital is a critical source of funding for innovation, but how do you know which sectors are tech bubbles in the making? What are the metrics that matter in an unpredictable market? Join us for a conversation on funding early-stage ventures with Women Innovate Mobile’s Kelly Hoey and venture capitalists Joy Marcus (DFJ Gotham Ventures), Donna Novitsky (Yiftee CEO), Jeanne Sullivan (StarVest Partners), Kathleen Utecht (Comcast Ventures), and Ellie Wheeler (Greycroft Partners).
 
The Wall Street Lab is a podcast that explores the world of finance from an insider perspective. The hosts, Lukasz Musialski and Leo Severino, interview top financial professionals in the fields of private equity, hedge funds, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, asset management, venture capital, management consulting, trading and many more. The themes range from investment related topics, financial markets and news, career development in finance, favorite books, personal habits, j ...
 
A Venture Perspective on Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the World of Crypto-Assets
 
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a16z
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The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future -- especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes are released every week; visit a16z.com for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!
 
Learn everything there is to know about venture capital from a venture capitalist, award winning graduate business school professor and entrepreneur. Learn the fascinating history of venture capital, who the players are and what their investment criteria is. Also learn how to pitch a business model to a venture capital firm.What can venture capital firms do to help you?What can the wrong venture capital do to your business?What are the legal issues to consider when starting a company and par ...
 
How do you go from comfortable affluence to real wealth? Listen to the Capital Gains podcast, by Capitalism.com, with host and professional real estate investor Jonathan Twombly. In interviews with top professionals, we'll discuss alternative investments you might not have known about that can help you go beyond merely obtaining a passive income to growing your asset base and becoming truly wealthy.
 
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Venture Voice
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What does it take to start a successful business? We’re working the phone to find the answers by calling entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and their friends and foes. This podcast features our conversations.
 
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Driven
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Driven captures and tells the stories of talent, innovation and emerging assets that are shaping the way the automtoive and tech industries are changing the way the world moves.More than a century ago, the Detroit region put the world on wheels and changed the transportation landscape forever. The modern automotive industry was built here. Today this ecosystem has grown into the densest cluster of automotive assets on the planet. And while Detroit remains the traditional center of the global ...
 
Up close and personal with the real people behind the hits and misses in Boston's venture capital big time.
 
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Emergence Capital
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Leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm focused on enterprise technology
 
Host, David Kelnar, interviews the world’s leading AI technologists, AI entrepreneurs and corporate executives to go ‘Beyond The Hype’ and discuss the reality of Artificial Intelligence (AI) today, what is to come, and why it matters. This podcast is produced by MMC Ventures, the research-led venture capital firm investing in early-stage technology companies. Visit mmcventures.com for more details or find us on Twitter @MMC_Ventures
 
Karen Rands is a bestselling author, a nationally recognized expert on angel investing and the founder of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement. This show features conversations with growth hack industry experts, venture capitalists and venture catalysts, and leaders from the Angel Investor Community to provide insights on investing and wealth creation through entrepreneur business success. Subscribe and share this podcast to business owners and investors you know! Karen as an educator, auth ...
 
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The Pitch
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Named 'the best business podcast on startup life' by Fortune. Listen as entrepreneurs pitch to real investors—for real money. In each episode, we take you behind closed doors to the critical moment when aspiring entrepreneurs put it all on the line. While it offers a glimpse into the high-stakes world of venture capital, it’s really a show about human relationships: how people sell their ideas, what makes investors tick, and how these initial conversations can bloom into business deals—or di ...
 
Author, Professional Speaker, Consultant- My podcasts are about my experiences and observations. I have authored 14 books, hosted my own radio program, taught at KU, MU and Stanford graduate schools of business, earned MBA and MS degrees, received an honorary Doctorate, founder and CEO of 2 Silicon Valley technology companies and directed businesses in South Africa, Europe and the Middle East. I was president of a venture capital firm, was a senior board member to 30 companies, was profiled ...
 
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a16z
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The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future -- especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes are released every week; visit a16z.com for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!
 
The American Monetary Association is a non-profit venture funded by The Jason Hartman Foundation that is dedicated to educating people about the practical effects of monetary policy and government actions on inflation, deflation and freedom. Our goal is to help people prosper in the midst of uncertain economic times. The American Monetary Association believes that a new and innovative understanding of wealth, value, business and investment is necessary to thrive in the new reality of big gov ...
 
Conversations with successful serial entrepreneurs
 
Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood helps listeners understand the business behind the technology that's rewiring our lives. From how tech is changing the nature of work to the unknowns of venture capital to the economics of outer space, this weekday show breaks ideas, telling the stories of modern life through our digital economy. Marketplace Tech is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which additionally includes Marketplace, Marketplace Morning ...
 
Daily News on China's Venture Capital, Private Equity and Institutional Investment Industry
 
Products That Count is one of the largest communities of product managers, leaders and founders in the world. It provides insider access to founders and C-level execs such as Netflix Product VP, Crossing the Chasm legendary author, Trulia Founder, or Lyft CMO, via speaker series, podcasts, and invite-only executive retreats. Partners include WeChat, Yelp, LeanPlum, Pragmatic Marketing, and StartupDigest. Its venture arm, Mighty Capital, invests in companies building products that count once ...
 
Daily News on China's Venture Capital, Private Equity and Institutional Investment Industry
 
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Dice & Downfalls
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Welcome to the D&D Podcast! Joey as the DM takes you on a journey through the land of Prymriel as Thundercat the Thief (Noey), Steven the Heathen (Parker), Rand the Ranger (Josh), and Backpack Jack (Collin) venture out to fight the paranormal at the call of the Queen of Islow, the capital city.
 
Host Kelly Keenan Trumpbour is an investor and producer who helps women launch companies, secure funding and grow successful businesses. The biggest question she gets asked? How to have a life among the hustle while staying true to your ambition. In this weekly podcast, Kelly invites her friends and colleagues from CNBC, angel and venture capital funding, major film festivals and the female founders themselves to share their stories. Her listeners get more than pitch advice. These conversati ...
 
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On this episode Erik is joined by Vijay Boyapati (@real_vijay), a returning guest who was previously here to talk about Bitcoin and crypto from an Austrian perspective. Today he’s here to talk about healthcare from the Austrian perspective. He breaks down the causes for the dysfunction in the US healthcare system as he sees them and talks about ...…
 
Tom Impallomeni is here to pitch Tribe XR, a VR app that teaches people to DJ. He’s got a vision for using virtual reality to teach creative skills — but the investors are skeptical. Can Tom convince them he’s putting the right spin on VR? Today's investors are Sarah Downey, Michael Hyatt, Charles Hudson, and Phil Nadel.…
 
Tom Impallomeni is here to pitch Tribe XR, a VR app that teaches people to DJ. He’s got a vision for using virtual reality to teach creative skills — but the investors are skeptical. Can Tom convince them he’s putting the right spin on VR? Today's investors are Sarah Downey, Michael Hyatt, Charles Hudson, and Phil Nadel.…
 
In 2018 venture capital firms invested $130 billion in private companies — an all-time high. Sounds like a thriving startup ecosystem, right? The movie industry similarly hit a new high in 2018... because ticket prices were way higher and people paid more to go to a few big blockbusters. A similar thing happened with venture capital: Firms inve ...…
 
Karen Rands, Strategic Advisor to investors & entrepreneurs, welcomes Eddie Lorin, Founder of Strategic Realty Holdings, to the Compassionate Capitalist Podcast to talk Opportunity Zones, the Funds that qualify, the crazy incentives for investors, and the types of projects that make most sense. Opportunity Zones were added to the tax code by th ...…
 
Sean Moffitt is Managing Director of WikiBrands and Author of WikiBrands: How to Reinvent Your Business in a Customer Connected Marketplace. He focuses on helping people develop a transformational arsenal, including skills in culture and talent, innovation and future proofing, technology and digital, and leadership/pivoting business models. Hig ...…
 
Sean Moffitt is Managing Director of WikiBrands and Author of WikiBrands: How to Reinvent Your Business in a Customer Connected Marketplace. He focuses on helping people develop a transformational arsenal, including skills in culture and talent, innovation and future proofing, technology and digital, and leadership/pivoting business models. Hig ...…
 
Her illustrious career has taken her from clinician to biotech executive to university chancellor to CEO of the world’s largest foundation, yet throughout this exceptional journey, Susan Desmond-Hellmann has remained empathetic, inquisitive, and emphatically true to herself. Growing up in Reno, Nevada as one of seven children, Sue was inspired ...…
 
In 2019, media giants Disney and Warner both plan to enter the streaming service fray, as if there weren't a whole lot of on-demand content options already out there. Streaming has definitely disrupted the way we watch TV. What about the way we pay for it? With predictions of widespread cord cutting and the demise of cable television, are we ac ...…
 
On this episode, Erik is joined by Renata Quintini (@rquintini), partner at Lux, and Brian Frank (@bfrank), early stage investor and advisor to food tech companies.They start out by talking about what food tech really is, why it’s exciting, and what some of the coolest companies in the space are doing. Brian points out that food is an 8.1 trill ...…
 
In 2018, ICOs, or initial coin offerings, were the hot new thing in startup fundraising. A company could raise money by selling you a little bit of value or equity in the form of a digital coin, similar to bitcoin but specific to that company. ICOs raised about $22 billion, or so we think. It's hard to know because the practice has been unregul ...…
 
Hunter Somerville is a Partner at Greenspring Associates, a leading venture firm and fund of funds. On the direct side their portfolio includes the likes of Sonos, App Annie, Docusign and Alibaba just to name a few. As for their fund investing, they have backed the likes of Accel, Founders Fund, Thrive, Lightspeed, Foundry Group and many more i ...…
 
On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Ash Fontana Wayne Kimmel Chris Farmer Each investor illustrates a critical lesson learned about startup investing and how it's changed their approach. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follo ...…
 
On this episode Erik is joined by his fellow general partner at Village Global, Ross Fubini (@fubini), and Misha Esipov (@mishaesipov), co-founder and CEO of Nova Credit.Ross and Village are investors in Misha’s company and Ross has been obsessed with fintech for a very long time. Misha tells the story of how his team came upon the idea and why ...…
 
In this episode of China Money Podcast, listen to all the news headlines in the China venture and tech sector for the week of January 14 to January 18, with Eudora Wang sitting in for Nina Xiang in Hong Kong.Topics covered include China will introduce a positive policy to attract foreign direct investment, CITIC Construction teams up with Japan ...…
 
In this episode of China Money Podcast, listen to all the news headlines in the China venture and tech sector for the week of January 14 to January 18, with Eudora Wang sitting in for Nina Xiang in Hong Kong. Topics covered include China will introduce a positive policy to attract foreign direct investment, CITIC […] China VC/Tech Weekly Roundu ...…
 
In this episode of China Money Podcast, listen to all the news headlines in the China venture and tech sector for the week of January 14 to January 18, with Eudora Wang sitting in for Nina Xiang in Hong Kong. Topics covered include China will introduce a positive policy to attract foreign direct investment, CITIC […] China VC/Tech Weekly Roundu ...…
 
It's been a big story that tech companies are staying private longer. And there are fewer and fewer tech IPOs. It seemed like the drought was lifting: Uber and Lyft have filed for initial public offerings, and there were rumors that Airbnb, Pinterest and Slack might finally pull the trigger. But three weeks into 2019 and the Securities and Exch ...…
 
Assaf Wand is the Founder & CEO @ Hippo, a new kind of insurance company that provides smart coverage for homeowners with a quote in just 60 seconds. To date, Assaf has raised over $109m in funding for Hippo from some dear friends of the show in the form of Felicis Ventures, GGV Capital, Fifth Wall, Zeev Ventures and Lennar just to name a few. ...…
 
with Joel de la Garza, Jonathan Lusthaus, and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread)The idea of the cybercriminal as lone wolf or hobby hacker is no longer much of a reality. Instead, the business of cybercrime looks a lot more just like that -- a large, global technology business, with many of the associated structures, challenges, and even casts of c ...…
 
with Joel de la Garza, Jonathan Lusthaus, and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread)The idea of the cybercriminal as lone wolf or hobby hacker is no longer much of a reality. Instead, the business of cybercrime looks a lot more just like that -- a large, global technology business, with many of the associated structures, challenges, and even casts of c ...…
 
Internet-connected doorbells with cameras built in are becoming very popular. Amazon-owned Ring is the best-known product. Google also has the Nest Hello. But the phenomenon of doorbell video has privacy experts worried. There's the potential for misuse and abuse of these home surveillance devices by people who are shaming each other or labelin ...…
 
Piazza Founder Pooja Sankar and Jenna discuss how to create your own vision for your life, amidst prescriptive societal narratives, and cultivate the strength and resilience to realize it.
 
with Benedict Evans (@benedictevans) and Steven Sinofsky (@stevesi)Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) puts the latest and greatest developments in consumer technology on display in Vegas. But beyond the excitement and the hype, what's really here -- or not here -- to stay? Will televisions roll up into tiny boxes? Will Alexa find h ...…
 
with Benedict Evans (@benedictevans) and Steven Sinofsky (@stevesi)Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) puts the latest and greatest developments in consumer technology on display in Vegas. But beyond the excitement and the hype, what's really here -- or not here -- to stay? Will televisions roll up into tiny boxes? Will Alexa find h ...…
 
This week’s special guest is Ambar Machfoedy from Rekanext. Ambar is the Managing Partner at Rekanext, an early stage VC fund focused on regionalising startups across Southeast Asia through their experiences and network. Previously, Ambar was a consultant with Massachusetts-based Monitor Company and before that, with Accenture. Also, He has bee ...…
 
On this episode, Erik is joined by Deepen Parikh (@deepenparikh), partner at Courtside Ventures.Deepen explains how Courtside Ventures came to be and the thesis behind the fund. He breaks down the four areas where Courtside invests — all of which involve sports. Dan Gilbert, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, is one of Courtside’s LPs, and Deepe ...…
 
Debbie Wei Mullin is pitching her pour-over Vietnamese coffee startup, Copper Cow Coffee. The company is already doing well on Walmart’s shelves. But does she have what it takes to take the brand online? Today's investors are Alexandra Stanton, Sheel Mohnot, Charles Hudson, and Phil Nadel.
 
Debbie Wei Mullin is pitching her pour-over Vietnamese coffee startup, Copper Cow Coffee. The company is already doing well on Walmart’s shelves. But does she have what it takes to take the brand online? Today's investors are Alexandra Stanton, Sheel Mohnot, Charles Hudson, and Phil Nadel.
 
In yesterday's show we talked about how advertisers are not leaving Facebook. But lots of them are migrating from Facebook proper to another platform it owns: Instagram. One analyst estimates that ads on Instagram will account for 70 percent of Facebook's new revenue by 2020. And the most exciting thing for the company is Stories, the little po ...…
 
with Susannah Fox (@susannahfox), Anil Sethi (@anilsethiusa / @ciitizencorp), Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) The problem of "dark data" in healthcare isn't just a feel-good empowerment thing, but a structural issue that leads to miscommunication and extra friction, different players in the entire healthcare system not bei ...…
 
with Susannah Fox (@susannahfox), Anil Sethi (@anilsethiusa / @ciitizencorp), Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) The problem of "dark data" in healthcare isn't just a feel-good empowerment thing, but a structural issue that leads to miscommunication and extra friction, different players in the entire healthcare system not bei ...…
 
Karen Rands, leader of the Compassionate Capitalist Movement, is joined by Suresh Sharma, author of The 3rd American Dream, an insightful book about innovation and entrepreneurship which offers ideas for creating successful entrepreneur ecosystems for communities and building our entrepreneur economy on a national level. Karen and Suresh will t ...…
 
Dr. Victoria Gerstman is the Assistant Director at Canopy Insight, a cultural insight and innovation consultancy. She helps companies and brands understand the cultural significance of different phenomena. Using semiotics, a method to interpret signs and symbols of culture which brands operate in, Victoria helps companies learn what’s important ...…
 
GGV Capital’s Hans Tung and Zara Zhang discuss the trend known as “Chuhai” (出海), or Chinese founders targeting emerging markets outside of China, such as Southeast Asia, India, Latin America, and more. As the mobile Internet market in China reaches saturation, an increasing number of Chinese entrepreneurs are now eyeing other developing markets ...…
 
Fred Destin is a Founding Partner @ Stride.VC, one of Europe's newest seed funds with a portfolio including the likes of Cazoo and Forward Health. Over his 17 year career in venture, Fred has established himself as one of Europe's leading VCs with the exit value of 3 of his portfolio companies alone last year totalling more than $4.5Bn with Pil ...…
 
Manu Kumar is the founder of K9 Ventures, a technology-focused Pre-Seed fund based in Palo Alto, California. K9 Ventures was the first "pre-seed" venture firm in the industry, and Manu was the first investor in companies like Twilio, Lyft, Carta, Crowdflower, and many more. Manu has a truly unique outlook on the VC business, and has a highly di ...…
 
You, or people you know, might have quit Facebook over the last year or so. But you know who hasn't left? Advertisers. Facebook is still the second-biggest digital ad platform in the world, just behind Google. And in 2018, a lot of us realized just how Facebook uses our posts, our connections, photos, location, the quizzes we take, to help adve ...…
 
Erik is joined on this episode by Amir Bandeali (@abandeali1), co-founder and CTO of 0x, and Ivan Bogatyy, general partner at Metastable Capital. Erik and Ivan ask Amir about the background behind 0x and its creation. Amir says that 0x is a protocol, rather than an exchange. He also breaks down how a decentralized exchange is different from a c ...…
 
If you ask the major U.S. telecom companies, they'll tell you the next generation of mobile wireless technology, 5G, has arrived. But things are a little messy right now. Carriers still might mean different things when they say "5G." There aren't any 5G phones that operate on 5G mobile networks. And when there are, how much is the service going ...…
 
with Vas Narasimhan (@vasnarasimhan), Jorge Conde (@jorgecondebio), Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90)On average, only 1 out of 20 medicines works when we actually bring them into the human body, and these rates of success haven't moved much in the pharma industry overall in the past 15 years, despite much scientific progress ...…
 
with Vas Narasimhan (@vasnarasimhan), Jorge Conde (@jorgecondebio), Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90)On average, only 1 out of 20 medicines works when we actually bring them into the human body, and these rates of success haven't moved much in the pharma industry overall in the past 15 years, despite much scientific progress ...…
 
with James J. Collins, Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread)The idea of 'designing biology' -- once science fiction -- has over the last 20 years become just... science. In this episode, a16z bio general partner Vijay Pande with Hanne Tidnam talk all about the field of synthetic biology with James J. Collins, professor o ...…
 
with James J. Collins, Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread)The idea of 'designing biology' -- once science fiction -- has over the last 20 years become just... science. In this episode, a16z bio general partner Vijay Pande with Hanne Tidnam talk all about the field of synthetic biology with James J. Collins, professor o ...…
 
Erik is joined by his co-host for this episode Ray Batra (@reesesandcoke), founder of Shift_Up, a platform for in-person learning that Ray calls “gyms for learning” and Austen Allred (@AustenAllred), co-founder and CEO of Lambda School, a pioneer in the income-sharing space. Their computing science program is free until a student gets a job, at ...…
 
Today is the last day of the huge Las Vegas tech conference CES, and it's ending on a mixed note when it comes to gender and diversity. On one hand, the Consumer Technology Association, which puts on CES, announced a $10 million fund at the show to support women and minority tech founders. On the other hand, the CTA gave an innovation award to ...…
 
In this episode of China Money Podcast, listen to all the news headlines in the China venture and tech sector for the week of January 7 to January 11, with Eudora Wang sitting in for Nina Xiang in Hong Kong. Topics covered China pledges to grant temporary 5G licenses in 2019 to promote its commercial […] China VC/Tech Weekly Roundup: China To G ...…
 
In this episode of China Money Podcast, listen to all the news headlines in the China venture and tech sector for the week of January 7 to January 11, with Eudora Wang sitting in for Nina Xiang in Hong Kong. Topics covered China pledges to grant temporary 5G licenses in 2019 to promote its commercial […] China VC/Tech Weekly Roundup: China To G ...…
 
Avi Meir is the Founder & CEO @ TravelPerk, the startup that allows you to book, manage and report all your business travel in one place. To date, Avi has raised over $73m with TravelPerk from the likes of Felix Capital, Yuri Milner, Spark Capital, Sunstone and LocalGlobe to name a few. Before founding TravelPerk, Avi founded HotelNinjas, a web ...…
 
Kapil + Moe explore why the game of life is fundamentally flawed and how a state of equanimity can give you a glimpse of the Truth.
 
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