Requests For Startups: Hard Tech with Trae Vassallo and Lee Edwards


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Erik is joined on this episode by Trae Vassallo (@trae) of Defy and Lee Edwards (@terronk) of Root Ventures. They talk about: - How their backgrounds and unique experiences have informed their perspectives on investing - Whether venture capital should go back to funding technical risk - Their advice for funds and how Trae has seen investing strategies come and go over time - Why there are big opportunities in areas VCs don’t know much about, like logistics, warehousing, or agriculture - Why Trae doesn’t differentiate between consumer and enterprise businesses - Their requests for startups in the space Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal. Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global, is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg and is produced by Brett Bolkowy.

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