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Eric Jorgenson's Sandbox of sounds. This started as a way to publish the Almanack of Naval Ravikant or Navalmanack audiobook, and ADD struck. Through this podcast, you get the free version of the audiobook for Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness, including the foreword by Tim Ferriss. It is full of lessons on entrepreneurship, building businesses, and even more introspective topics like philosophy and happiness, which Naval often tweets about. After the book, this is ...
 
Hall T Martin interviews angel and venture capital investors on how they invest and talks with CEOs who discuss their sector and what to look for. Hall T Martin also leads the Startup Funding Espresso series in which you can learn about startup funding and investing in the time it takes to have an espresso. https://investorconnect.org/
 
"The Art of Start Up War" is a weekly startup investment podcast created by Brian Mac Mahon, the CEO of The Expert Dojo Startup Accelerator in Santa Monica, California. This podcast was built to educate entrepreneurs on how to avoid the 98% failure rate that ALL new businesses face. Your host and Sensei Brian, interviews the most influential global movers and shakers of early stage angel and venture investment right here in Silicon Beach. Tune in for new episodes each week on Tuesday at 10am ...
 
In the Decade of Biotech when there will be myriad opportunities to invest in angel-scale biotech startups. After decades of angel investing, I am focusing on the life science side of my portfolio and invite other angels to do the same. Here's why: https://www.labcoatventures.com/why-we-are-focused-on-early-stage-biotech/ I’m Sal Daher, host of the Angel Invest Boston Podcast. After immigrating to Boston as a child and attending Belmont High School, I studied engineering at MIT and Stanford. ...
 
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Cyrus Yari and Iman Olya

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rationalvc.com - building and investing in technology companies - lindy musings or conversations with the industry's most talented operators and investors. From pre-seed to IPO and beyond. Authenticity, truth, long-termism.
 
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Cameron Burns

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The Startup50K podcast is an interview series for entrepreneurs, startup founders, corporate innovators. An app developer (the show host) and (often) a tech investor or advisor interviews a startup founder or corporate product owner building a tech company, an innovative new product or an interesting technology. In each show we talk about; raising capital, tech trends, working with developers, hiring staff and building world-changing companies.
 
O Man in the Arena é um videocast sobre empreendedorismo e cultura digital apresentado por Miguel Cavalcanti. O canal foi destaque na The Next Web (um dos cinco podcasts de empreendedorismo em destaque na América Latina), Endeavor (9 dos melhores podcasts para empreendedores), e Exame (8 canais do YouTube que todo empreendedor deveria acompanhar). Sétima temporada (2021).
 
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Signs of a Bad Startup Idea Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In reviewing startup ideas for your business here is a list of signs pointing to bad ideas: You know absolutely nothing about the market, product, or community. While great startups come out of new domains…
 
Screening Startup Ideas Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In reviewing startup ideas here is a list to screen them: Are you excited about the idea or just okay with it? You should have some sense of excitement about it. Does anyone else think it’s a good idea? It hel…
 
On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Sara Zulkosky Hernán Fernandez Brian O'Malley Each investor describes the most unusual situation or pitch that they've encountered as an investor. The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to i…
 
On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Adam Spector, Co-founder, and COO of AbstractOps. Located in San Francisco, CA, AbstractOps automates all the key aspects of running a startup. This includes covering the Human Resources (HR) function, documents & contracts, financial (such as payments, taxes, and accounting), and compliance/regula…
 
Testing Your Ideas at Low Cost Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. It’s important to validate your startup ideas. Here’s a list of low-cost methods to do so: Search the web for competitive solutions. Look at how they are positioned in the market relative to your idea. …
 
Angel Scale Biotech: Learn More Yun Rhie, Minwoo Jung, and Minjun Kim are the founders of WittGen. The company is working with AI to create a more efficient platform for treating cancer, a field which tends to have a lower treatment success rate due to its complexity. Sponsored by Purdue University entrepreneurship and Peter Fasse, patent attorney …
 
This week, host Brian MacMahon speaks with Dennis Mary, CEO / Founder of ComiBlock! A few words from ComiBlock: Our Vision is to become the world's most human and premiere regulated crypto company by providing you with the tools, inspiration, and support you need to become an intelligent crypto investor. So you can live better. We are not a get-ric…
 
The Acid Test of Startup Ideation Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. It’s easy to generate startup ideas. It takes work to research and validate them. Once you qualify an idea apply the acid test to it. The acid test is can you set up a repeatable process for generati…
 
Topics: (7:05) - Updates from Zach: hiring, firing, building software, and finding PMF (13:41) - What drove the decision to focus more on the marketplace rather than services? (20:18) - How different was it working with a fund rather than angels? (23:03) - Cost cutting measures (24:35) - What was it about services that made them not repeatable or s…
 
Identify Your Startup Idea Advantages Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In validating your startup idea look for these advantages: Does your idea resonate with the potential buyer? Your buyers should be excited about it when you tell them. Is your idea perceived to b…
 
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 the Decades Why Web3 is Here to S…
 
Start With the Problem Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. Good startup ideas don’t come by looking for startup ideas. They come when you find yourself saying “that’s interesting” as you notice someone trying to solve a problem. To generate ideas for a startup, start w…
 
Where to Focus Your Startup Ideas Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In searching for startup ideas here are some key points to consider: Start with a current solution to the problem you want to solve. Don’t change everything but instead only change one or a few thing…
 
On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: TX Zhuo Howard Morgan Mark Achler & Mert Iseri Each investor illustrates a critical lesson learned about startup investing and how it's changed their approach. The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm c…
 
On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Judah Taub, Managing Partner at Hetz Ventures. Hetz Ventures was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv with additional partners operating out of London. Hetz Ventures is a leading Israeli seed-stage venture capital firm taking a thematic approach to early-stage investing. With nearly $30…
 
Questions to Test Your Startup Ideas Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. After startup ideation comes to the testing phase. It’s important to test your startup idea with these questions: How many people need your solution? Is that enough people to make the business wor…
 
Angel Scale Biotech: Learn More Seeking to match endometriosis patients with doctors most capable of treating the disease, Dr. Saeid Gholami founded iCareBetter. With a background in primary care, Saeid now works with AI to find better solutions to this issue and spread awareness of its importance. Sponsored by Purdue University entrepreneurship an…
 
Katja and Viveka are featured in Yahoo Finance in '21 Founders changing the way we do business in 2021' alongside amazing founders including Elon Musk , the founder of Tesla & SpaceX , Melanie Perkins from Canva, Whitney Wolfe Herd from Bumble and Patrick & John Collison from Stripe. Go to Article Australian Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2018, Ka…
 
Tracking Your Startup Ideation Progress Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. It’s important to track your progress in startup ideation. Metrics should be used from the very beginning to measure your progress. Here are some steps to take: Track the number of customers co…
 
Signs of a Great Startup Idea Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In reviewing startup ideas for your business here is a list of signs pointing to good ones: Growth -- there’s a growing market around it. Broad-based -- a lot of people have the problem you are trying to…
 
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 Founder but Slowly as an…
 
The False Pretenders Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. Emerging technology markets bring several challenges to the investor. These markets are new and cutting edge but are also immature, unevenly distributed, and opaque. In the early days, it’s not clear what the rea…
 
Portfolio Tracking Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In running a VC fund, you’ll need to set up a system for portfolio management. You’ll need to provide quarterly and annual reports to the Limited Partners, so it’s important to set up a system for tracking the inve…
 
On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Miriam Rivera Steve Sarracino Anna Mason Each investor discusses sectors, drivers and/or trends that may have significant impact in the future and are potentially positioned for outsized-returns. The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stac…
 
How to Find Startup Ideas Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. There are several ways to find startup ideas. Here are three methods to consider for your ideation efforts: Look to the future and ask yourself the following questions: How are people changing? What long-ter…
 
This is the TEN Capital AMA show. I'm Hall T. Martin, the host of the show in which we interview investors and founders on current topics. Our guest is: of I hope you enjoy this episode. _______________________________________________________ Check out our other podcasts here: For Investors check out: For Startups check out: For eGuides check out: …
 
Angel Scale Biotech: Learn More Sherine Abdelmawla, PhD, founded Akanocure Pharmaceuticalsto combine chemistryand AI in a platform for discovering effective drugs that can be easily produced at scale. The first use case is a cancer therapy. Great chat with a compelling founder. Sponsored by Purdue University entrepreneurship and Peter Fasse, patent…
 
The core strength of Nicolette’s technology is the visualization of complex medical data. They build visual, audio, and interactive displays of data that enables patients to understand their health quickly and with enough confidence to serve as their own healthcare advocate. Nicolette’s entry point is the NICU, where new parents are in high stakes,…
 
Impact Investing Metrics Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. Many VC funds have impact investing as a part of the investment thesis. Impact investing takes into account the social impact of the fund in addition to the financial return. For impact investing, include met…
 
Topics: (1:46) - Who are your heroes? (7:25) - Sebastian’s affinity for studying history, sports, art & professional gamers (11:30) - How do you take lessons learned from these studies and apply them to entrepreneurship? (13:01) - Why do you approach life and work with a lens of ruthless optimization? (18:12) - Breaking down the concept of ‘product…
 
How Startup Ideation Works Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. Startup ideation is a key step to building a successful company. Here are the key steps to generate good startup ideas: Surround yourself with people who have a feel for the trends and what’s coming next. L…
 
Konrad Waliszewski of Tripscout joins Nick to discuss The Secrets Behind Building a 35M+ Following, Why Social is the New SEO, and How Tripscout is Creating the Super App for Travel. In this episode we cover: Launching the 1st In-App Hotel Booking Platform for Instagram Why Organic Attention is the Most Rare and Valuable Asset How Tripscout Hacked …
 
Key Performance Metrics Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In running a fund, you’ll need to track key performance metrics. Metrics should cover performance at all levels, including individual investments, the overall fund, and how it compares to other VC funds. Inves…
 
Cost of Running a Fund Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In running a VC fund, there will be costs to cover. Here’s a list of key costs to include in your pro forma: Salaries for the partners and other employees. Benefits for the partners and employees. Office rent a…
 
On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Tripp Jones Neha Khera Cameron Borumand Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out. The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed …
 
Investment Returns on a VC Fund Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In a VC fund, limited partners look for greater returns. The risks are higher, and the hold times are much longer, so LPs look for better returns than the stock market. In general, they look for a 10-2…
 
Angel Scale Biotech: Learn More Tech VC and founder Jeff Rosen talks about his favorite portfolio companies at Broom Ventures and how his fund came about. He also tells a compelling story from his days at Teach For America. Sponsored by Purdue University entrepreneurship and Peter Fasse, patent attorney at Fish and Richardson. Highlights: Sal Daher…
 
The paid ad ecosystem is crumbling, leaving in its wake a trail of failed businesses and undermining the whole eCommerce ecosystem. Arrow solves a real problem for millions of businesses which is finding and attracting the right users at the top of the funnel without paid ads. Patent pending, powered by Artificial Intelligence, Arrow allows busines…
 
Compensation Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In setting up a VC fund, you’ll need to determine compensation for the partners and team members. Most funds use the 2% management fee with a 20% carry model. This means 2% of the funds raised will be used for salaries, …
 
On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Luigi Amati, Chairman at META. META is an international advisory and investment firm dedicated to the creation of knowledge-intensive companies. The group’s main activities are research results exploitation, support for startup creation and scale-up, and early-stage equity investment. Through dedic…
 
How Many Partners? Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In setting up a VC fund, it’s important to select the right number of general partners for the fund. Most funds have at least two partners to provide the necessary skills. Some funds have one founding partner and t…
 
Fund Managing Skills Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In choosing a manager for a VC fund, look for the following skills: Ability to raise funding from Limited Partners This means the manager has a network of potential investors and knows how to pitch. Access to qua…
 
On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Guy Remond, Co-founder and Partner at EHE Capital. Headquartered in Altrincham, England, EHE Capital Limited is a highly efficient tech-led private equity organisation with a genuine focus on supporting entrepreneurs through their companies’ high growth stage through to a successful conclusion. The…
 
Conflicts of Interest Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing. In setting up a VC fund, beware of conflicts of interest. Funds associated with other groups such as universities, accelerators, or incubators may find a conflict with other funding activities in that group. The…
 
On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Karen Page TX Zhuo Greg Sands Each investor discusses a portfolio company that did not survive and why it was that they failed. The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founder…
 
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