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355. Lessons for Raising an Inaugural Fund, How to Construct a Thesis, and The Shortcomings of the Traditional VC Model (Allan Jean-Baptiste and Marco DeMeireles)

355. Lessons for Raising an Inaugural Fund, How to Construct a Thesis, and The Shortcomings of the Traditional VC Model (Allan Jean-Baptiste and Marco DeMeireles)

Allan Jean-Baptiste and Marco DeMeireles of Ansa Capital join Nate to discuss Lessons for Raising an Inaugural Fund, How to Construct a Thesis, and The Shortcomings of the Traditional VC Model. In this episode we cover: Tips for Emerging Managers Building Conviction with LPs and Founders from Scratch Growing Momentum…

354. The VC Networking Playbook, Credit and Pricing Risk in New Asset Classes, and How VC Market Hype Should Impact Stage Focus and Net Buy/Sell Positions (Ali Hamed)

354. The VC Networking Playbook, Credit and Pricing Risk in New Asset Classes, and How VC Market Hype Should Impact Stage Focus and Net Buy/Sell Positions (Ali Hamed)

Ali Hamed of CoVenture and Crossbeam Venture Partners joins Nick to discuss The VC Networking Playbook, Credit and Pricing Risk in New Asset Classes, and How VC Market Hype Should Impact Stage Focus and Net Buy/Sell Positions. In this episode we cover: Building an LP Network from Scratch Platform Economies…

351. Founding Union Square Ventures, Driving Persistent, Top Decile Returns, How Top Founders Have Changed, and the Outlook for Web 3.0 and Data Control (Brad Burnham)

351. Founding Union Square Ventures, Driving Persistent, Top Decile Returns, How Top Founders Have Changed, and the Outlook for Web 3.0 and Data Control (Brad Burnham)

Brad Burnham of Union Square Ventures joins Nick to discuss Founding Union Square Ventures, Driving Persistent, Top Decile Returns, How Top Founders Have Changed, and the Outlook for Web 3.0 and Data Control. In this episode we cover: Founder Focus Shifting from Management to Leadership How Venture has Changed Over…

How to Maximize Investor Value for Founders, the Future of Cloud Infrastructure, and the Bull Case for Cybersecurity

350. How to Maximize Investor Value for Founders, the Future of Cloud Infrastructure, and the Bull Case for Cybersecurity (Guru Chahal)

Guru Chahal of Lightspeed Venture Partners joins Nate to discuss How to Maximize Investor Value for Founders, the Future of Cloud Infrastructure, and the Bull Case for Cybersecurity. In this episode we cover: How Cloud Infrastructure Impacted Innovation Breaking the Constraints of Success Why You Should Execute Quickly as a…

Brian O'Malley

348. Future Strategies for Digital Customer Acquisition, Why to Stay Small While You Scale, and S&M Strategies at Different Customer ACV Tiers (Brian O’Malley)

Brian O’Malley of Forerunner Ventures joins Nick to discuss Future Strategies for Digital Customer Acquisition, Why to Stay Small While You Scale, and S&M Strategies at Different Customer ACV Tiers. In this episode we cover: Common Marketplace Mistakes and Overblown Trends Capitalizing on Consumer Interest in Local and Sustainable Products…