Investing in $B+ Marketplaces, Beating the Cold Start Problem, Warby Parker's Key to Scaling, and the Backstory Behind Redpoint's Social Media Surge (Annie Kadavy)

342. Investing in $B+ Marketplaces, Beating the Cold Start Problem, Warby Parker’s Key to Scaling, and the Backstory Behind Redpoint’s Social Media Surge (Annie Kadavy)

Annie Kadavy of Redpoint Ventures joins Nick to discuss Investing in $B+ Marketplaces, Beating the Cold Start Problem, Warby Parker’s Key to Scaling, and the Backstory Behind Redpoint’s Social Media Surge. In this episode we cover: Musings on New Marketplace Models Increasing Diversity in Venture The Importance of Building a…

339. Founding Renaissance Technologies & First Round Capital, The Origins of Idealab, Reasons Not to Grow your Fund, and How Sourcing from YC Has Changed (Howard Morgan)

339. Founding Renaissance Technologies & First Round Capital, The Origins of Idealab, Reasons Not to Grow your Fund, and How Sourcing from YC Has Changed (Howard Morgan)

Howard Morgan of B Capital Group joins Nick to discuss Founding Renaissance Technologies & First Round Capital, The Origins of Idealab, Reasons Not to Grow your Fund, and How Sourcing from YC Has Changed. In this episode we cover: Starting the First Quantitative Hedge Fund Idealab’s First Check The Story Behind…