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228. Crisis Coverage w/ Jim Douglass - Pandemic Effects on B2B SaaS and Healthcare -- Total $ Invested, Multiples, and the Exit Environment

228. Crisis Coverage w/ Jim Douglass – Pandemic Effects on B2B SaaS and Healthcare — Total $ Invested, Multiples, and the Exit Environment

Jim Douglass of Fulcrum Equity Partners joins Nick on a special Crisis Coverage installment to discuss Pandemic Effects on B2B SaaS and Healthcare — Total $ Invested, Multiples, and the Exit Environment. In this episode, we cover: Background/path to venture. The thesis at Fulcrum. Investments since COVID — Anything additional…

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…

221. Crisis Coverage w/ Grace Isford - GTM Playbook; Building a Career in VC; Societal Challenges and Opportunities post-COVID; and a Comprehensive Analysis of Successful GPs and Venture Investments

221. Crisis Coverage w/ Grace Isford – GTM Playbook; Building a Career in VC; Societal Challenges and Opportunities Post-COVID; and a Comprehensive Analysis of Successful GPs and Venture Investments

Grace Isford of Canvas Ventures joins Nick on a special Crisis Coverage installment to discuss the GTM Playbook; Building a Career in VC; Societal Challenges and Opportunities Post-COVID; and a Comprehensive Analysis of Successful GPs and Venture Investments. In this episode, we cover: You’re an extroverted, people-person… how you holding…

220. Crisis Coverage w/ Ash Fontana - The AI Investing Playbook; Why "Dev Tools" for Data Scientists is the Next Great Opportunity; When Fund Returns Don't Fit the Power Law; and Ash's Favorite Investment Heuristic from Naval Ravikant

220. Crisis Coverage w/ Ash Fontana – The AI Investing Playbook; Why “Dev Tools” for Data Scientists is the Next Great Opportunity; When Fund Returns Don’t Fit the Power Law; and Ash’s Favorite Investment Heuristic from Naval Ravikant

Ash Fontana of Zetta Venture Partners joins Nick on a special Crisis Coverage installment to discuss The AI Investing Playbook; Why “Dev Tools” for Data Scientists is the Next Great Opportunity; When Fund Returns Don’t Fit the Power Law; and Ash’s Favorite Investment Heuristic from Naval Ravikant. In this episode,…