Carlton Fowler (Goat Rodeo Capital) – The Changing Landscape In Beverage, Why Beverage is Poised For Ecommerce, and His Thoughts Around Portfolio Construction

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Carlton Fowler, Managing Partner of Goat Rodeo Capital. Carlton invests in the beverage space with some of his invests including lemon perfect, sourced, and one … Continue reading Carlton Fowler (Goat Rodeo Capital) – The Changing Landscape In Beverage, Why Beverage is Poised For Ecommerce, and His Thoughts Around Portfolio Construction

Han Shen (iFly.VC) – How He Thinks About Overlooked Opportunities, Focusing on a Sector Rather Than Becoming Opportunistic, and How One of His Portfolio Companies Was Able to Pivot Successfully

Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Han Shen. Han is the Founding Partner of iFly.vc, an early-stage seed/VC fund based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The fund follows a sector-thesis driven process and aims to build … Continue reading Han Shen (iFly.VC) – How He Thinks About Overlooked Opportunities, Focusing on a Sector Rather Than Becoming Opportunistic, and How One of His Portfolio Companies Was Able to Pivot Successfully

Elaine Russell (Greycroft) – The Future of Retail, How to Choose a Co-Founder, and Running a Single LP Fund

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest is Elaine Russell, who co-leads Greycroft's Albertsons Fund. Greycroft is one of the premier full lifecycle investors, investing out of both their venture fund and growth fund. … Continue reading Elaine Russell (Greycroft) – The Future of Retail, How to Choose a Co-Founder, and Running a Single LP Fund

Yury Lifshits (Openland) – How to Build a Community, The Hard Pivot, and Minimizing Friction

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Yury Lifshits, founder and CEO of Openland. a modern social platform for communities. Yury is a serial entrepreunor, founding Zonaspace, Blended Labs and Entangled Solutions. … Continue reading Yury Lifshits (Openland) – How to Build a Community, The Hard Pivot, and Minimizing Friction

Bonus: Jordan Odinsky (Ground Up) – Cult Brands, Launch Strategies and the Importance of Celebrating The Failures

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify My guest today is Jordan Odinsky, investor and head of platform at Ground Up Ventures. GroupUp is an early stage venture capital firm investing in pre-seed and seed stage … Continue reading Bonus: Jordan Odinsky (Ground Up) – Cult Brands, Launch Strategies and the Importance of Celebrating The Failures

Wayne Wu (VMG) – His Ecosystem Approach, How He Builds Community In CPG, and Advice for Founders Located in Secondary Markets

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Wayne Wu, General Partner at VMG. VMG focuses on investing and building iconic consumer brands. They've invested in some incredible companies like Kind Healthy Foods, … Continue reading Wayne Wu (VMG) – His Ecosystem Approach, How He Builds Community In CPG, and Advice for Founders Located in Secondary Markets

Maya Horgan Famodu (Ingressive Capital) – Investing in Sub-Saharan Africa, What She Looks For When Entering New Countries, How to Build Startup Ecosystems in Frontier Markets

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Thank you Soraya Darabi for the intro to our guest today Maya Horgan Famodu. Maya's the partner and founder of Ingressive Capital. Ingressive Capital is an early venture capital … Continue reading Maya Horgan Famodu (Ingressive Capital) – Investing in Sub-Saharan Africa, What She Looks For When Entering New Countries, How to Build Startup Ecosystems in Frontier Markets

Nate Cooper (Barrel Ventures): Lessons Learned from Founding Two Companies, The Beauty of Chicago and Investing in Markets that are Overlooked

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Nate Cooper, partner at Barrel Ventures. Barrel is seed stage fund based in the heart of the midwest. Some of their investments include Haus, Olipop … Continue reading Nate Cooper (Barrel Ventures): Lessons Learned from Founding Two Companies, The Beauty of Chicago and Investing in Markets that are Overlooked

Sarah Kunst (Cleo Capital) – The Future of Work, Complicated Consumer and How to Have a Diverse Portfolio

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Thank you Soraya Darabi for the intro to today's guest Sarah Kunst, managing director of Cleo Capital. Cleo Capital is an an early stage VC fund focused on the … Continue reading Sarah Kunst (Cleo Capital) – The Future of Work, Complicated Consumer and How to Have a Diverse Portfolio

Sunny Dhillon (Signia Partners) – Grocery Store Technology, Why Beauty Brands Are Great To Invest In, and Changes in Retail

Click Here to Listen on Browser Click Here to Listen on Apple Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Google Podcasts Click Here to Listen on Spotify Our guest today is Sunny Dhillon, one of the Managing Director of Signia Ventures. Signia invests at the seed & series A stages in great entrepreneurs that are applying … Continue reading Sunny Dhillon (Signia Partners) – Grocery Store Technology, Why Beauty Brands Are Great To Invest In, and Changes in Retail