Scott Nolan - Founders Fund
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by LA Venture, Scott Nolan
2w ago
Scott Nolan tells us what he thinks about the Elon-haters and how Founders Fund is unique in their investing approach. Scott, a partner at Founders Fund, has been there 12 years and was one of the first hires at SpaceX ..read more
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Ivan Nikkhoo -- Navigate Ventures
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by LA Venture, Ivan Nikkhoo
1M ago
From fleeing revolution at 14 to shaping the future of B2B SaaS investments, Ivan's journey is nothing short of inspirational. Uncover secrets to startup success and the art of building a vibrant venture community ..read more
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Josh Porter -- FirstLook Partners
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by TenOneTen
1M ago
FirstLook Partners is a fund of funds actively investing in funds under $50M. Josh Porter, co-founder of FirstLook, explains why he thinks smaller funds make the best investment opportunities.  Josh has seen hundreds of decks and digs in on how to evaluate funds and his unique approach to co-investments ..read more
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Will Weisman -- KittyHawk Ventures
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by LA Venture, Will Weisman
3M ago
Can you live to be 150!? Our podcast guest Will Weisman thinks so! Explore the realm where future tech intertwines with the quest for immortality. From his start as a couch-surfing entrepreneur to Executive Director of Singularity University to founder of KittyHawk Ventures. Predicting a world where immortality is possible, this episode dives into the cutting edge of longevity, the power of psychedelics, and reimagining our lifetimes. Tune in for an inspiring journey into tomorrow ..read more
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Everywhere Ventures -- Scott Hartley
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by LA Venture, Scott Hartley
3M ago
Scott Hartley shares what we get wrong about college degrees, how to identify and test founders and why seemingly disparate interests create innovation.   Scott is the co-founder of Everywhere Ventures and Two Culture Capital, two global VC funds, a best-selling author and a team member on the Council on Foreign Relations. He has invested in >300 portfolio companies and gives heaps of tactical investing advice, thoughts from his book and some of the best lessons from his mentors ..read more
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Vinay Singh -- Anthemis Group
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by Vinay Singh, LA Venture
3M ago
There are so many great founders and VCs moving to LA! Vinay Singh is a Managing Director at Anthemis where he leads seed and Series A investments out of their early stage fund.  Vinay tells us that Anthemis is a global investment platform focused on the digital transformation of financial services, investing across all stages of growth ..read more
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Kareem El Sawy -- Arrowroot Capital
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by Kareem El Sawy, LA Venture
3M ago
Word on the street is that more deals have structure.  Kareem tells us about structured equity--when it makes sense and who it's right for. Arrowroot is an 8+ year old growth equity firm in LA and Miami on Fund V ($500MM+ invested globally across 28 port cos.) that specializes in structured equity for venture-backed enterprise software companies ..read more
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Fred Farina -- The Caltech Fund
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by Fred Farina, LA Venture
3M ago
Fred is the Chief Innovation and Partnerships officer at Caltech where he oversees the Tech Transfer office and recently set up two new funds : The Caltech Fund and the Wilson and Hill fund. Fred gives us a behind-the-scenes look at how Caltech labs are run and how his team thinks about the translational potential of scientific work ..read more
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Blake Bartlett -- OpenView
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by Blake Bartlett, LA Venture
3M ago
This is a great explanation of PLG from the guy who coined the term.  Blake Bartlett tells us about the different eras of business software and the problems it was built to solve--from solving a CIO's problems, to solving a business problem, to solving an end user problem. Blake explains how to get started with PLG, how the funnel changes going from a sales-led motion to a product-led motion, how to think about PLG metrics, and much more ..read more
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Greg Kubin -- PsyMed Ventures
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by Greg Kubin, LA Venture
3M ago
The hippies were right. From music festivals, to veganism, to eastern philosophy, and now psychedelics.   In this fascinating episode, Greg Kubin tells us about the growing psychedelic movement that is gaining momentum as we start to understand more about how the brain works. Greg's fund, PsyMed is a $25M fund investing in psychedelic medicine and mental health technologies ..read more
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