Social Confoes 020 – Swimming in the Olympics and Venture Capital w/ Renzo Tjon A Joe


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May 25th, Diego and Jean-luc are joined on #SocialConfoes by Renzo Tjon A Joe, Suriname's record holder on the 50m and 100m freestyle and 50m butterfly. We will of course talk about swimming, but also about representing Suriname, challenges in the world of sports during Covid-19, and a little about Venture Capital as well.

You can also connect with Renzo and his company Kayser Capital:

Episode Overview

  • 0:00 - Intro
  • 7:51 - Life lessons and education from swimming
  • 13:55 - The difference between a top 10 and a top 100 swimmer
  • 20:46 - Making the decision to represent Suriname and overcoming challenges
  • 29:19 - Renzo's college experience and journey to Harvard
  • 36:08 - Positioning himself for future Olympics in 2024 and 2028
  • 39:16 - Time management in career vs swimming
  • 42:22 - Venture Capital with Kayser Capital
  • 48:02 - Sectors to consider for investments
  • 56:11 - Quick-fire from the comments
  • 1:06:03 - Closing off with a take on the current state of crypto

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