The Full Ratchet

The 1st Podcast dedicated to demystifying Venture Capital est. May 2014
227. Crisis Coverage w/ Melody Koh - Super-Technologies; The Everyday Economy; The Overlooked Working Class; and Fear of Missing Out vs. Fear of Looking Dumb

227. Crisis Coverage w/ Melody Koh – Super-Technologies; The Everyday Economy; The Overlooked Working Class; and Fear of Missing Out vs. Fear of Looking Dumb

Melody Koh of Nextview Ventures joins Nick on a special Crisis Coverage installment to discuss Super-Technologies; The Everyday Economy; The Overlooked Working Class; and Fear of Missing Out vs. Fear of Looking Dumb. In this episode, we cover: Background and path to venture Thesis and Focus at NextView Hands-on approach…

226. Crisis Coverage w/ Jeff Fluhr - Launching StubHub During the Dotcom Crash; Why Market Need Trumps Market Timing; Choosing B2B vs. B2C; and Why Founders Shouldn't Let VCs Decide Their Fate

226. Crisis Coverage w/ Jeff Fluhr – Launching StubHub During the Dotcom Crash; Why Market Need Trumps Market Timing; Choosing B2B vs. B2C; and Why Founders Shouldn’t Let VCs Decide Their Fate

Jeff Fluhr of Craft Ventures joins Nick on a special Crisis Coverage installment to discuss Launching StubHub During the Dotcom Crash; Why Market Need Trumps Market Timing; Choosing B2B vs. B2C; and Why Founders Shouldn’t Let VCs Decide Their Fate. In this episode, we cover: Background and path to venture…

225. Crisis Coverage w/ Sarah Tavel - Consumer Marketplace Investing; Why Aggregate GMV is a Red Herring; and Minimum Viable Happiness as the Key to Market Leadership

225. Crisis Coverage w/ Sarah Tavel – Consumer Marketplace Investing; Why Aggregate GMV is a Red Herring; and Minimum Viable Happiness as the Key to Market Leadership

Sarah Tavel of Benchmark joins Nick on a special Crisis Coverage installment to discuss Consumer Marketplace Investing; Why Aggregate GMV is a Red Herring; and Minimum Viable Happiness as the Key to Market Leadership. In this episode, we cover: Background and path to venture? Quick overview of the thesis and…

224. Crisis Coverage w/ Beezer Clarkson - Platform LP; Allocations in a Down-Market; COVID Strategy Drift; and Emerging Manager Selection

224. Crisis Coverage w/ Beezer Clarkson – Platform LP; Allocations in a Down-Market; COVID Strategy Drift; and Emerging Manager Selection

Beezer Clarkson of Sapphire Ventures joins Nick on a special Crisis Coverage installment to discuss Platform LP; Allocations in a Down-Market; COVID Strategy Drift; and Emerging Manager Selection. In this episode, we cover: Background and path to Sapphire? Overview of the thesis at Sapphire? You have relationships with many different…

222. Crisis Coverage w/ Leah Solivan - Building TaskRabbit in a Recession; COVID Effects on the Independent/Gig Economy; and Key Factors for Early-Stage Marketplace Success

222. Crisis Coverage w/ Leah Solivan – Building TaskRabbit in a Recession; COVID Effects on the Independent/Gig Economy; and Key Factors for Early-Stage Marketplace Success

Leah Solivan of Fuel Capital joins Nick on a special Crisis Coverage installment to discuss Building TaskRabbit in a Recession; COVID Effects on the Independent/Gig Economy; and Key Factors for Early-Stage Marketplace Success. In this episode, we cover: Background — path to venture? How is the current climate affecting your…