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Full Ratchet Lo Toney Plexo Capital

249. Common Traits Shared by Top GPs, Why Underrepresented Fund Managers Will Produce Superior Returns, and SPACs vs. Direct Listings vs. IPOs (Lo Toney)

Lo Toney of Plexo Capital joins Nick to discuss Common Traits Shared by Top GPs, Why Underrepresented Fund Managers Will Produce Superior Returns, and SPACs vs. Direct Listings vs. IPOs. In this episode, we cover: Walk us through your background and path to VC? Why are Product Management skills similar…

Full Ratchet Lanham Napier BuildGroup

248. Scaling Rackspace, The Evolving Responsibilities of a Venture-Backed CEO, and Confronting Big Tech Monopolies (Lanham Napier)

Lanham Napier of BuildGroup joins Nick to discuss Scaling Rackspace, The Evolving Responsibilities of a Venture-Backed CEO, and Confronting Big Tech Monopolies. In this episode, we cover: You took on capital from Sequoia, Norwest, and others while at Rackspace.  What was the biggest challenge to taking on venture capital? How…

242. Structural Disadvantages in Venture, Investing in the "Overlooked," and Open-Sourcing the VC Fund Raise and Investment Playbook (Check Warner)

242. Structural Disadvantages in Venture, Investing in the “Overlooked,” and Open-Sourcing the VC Fund Raise and Investment Playbook (Check Warner)

Check Warner of Ada Ventures joins Nick to discuss Structural Disadvantages in Venture, Investing in the “Overlooked,” and Open-Sourcing the VC Fund Raise and Investment Playbook. In this episode, we cover: Background / Path to Venture The thesis at Ada Ventures Is it tough getting the up-rounds from Tier 1…