The Full Ratchet: Venture Capital Demystified

Mark Suster of Upfront Ventures joins Nick to cover Economic Theory in Venture Capital, Part 1. We will address questions including: You’ve written about a major lesson from Clayton Christensen’s book, the Innovator’s Dilemma, which was one of ‘deflationary economics.’ Can describe what this means and why it should be...

 

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Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 6:09pm EST

On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following investors are featured:

- Roberts

- Heymann

- Eakman

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.        

 

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 6:38am EST

On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following investors are featured:

  • Moran

  • Cohn

  • Saunders

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided to invest in a startup and why they said yes.        

 

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Direct download: IS54_Invested_Regroup.mp3
Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 8:12am EST

Galen Mason & Brian Axelrad of Service Provider Capital join Nick to cover Part 2 of their unique approach to using service providers to source high volume dealflow, LPs and to employ an index investment fund strategy. We will address questions including: Their concerns about adverse selection and not receiving...

 

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Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 12:19pm EST

Galen Mason & Brian Axelrad of Service Provider Capital join Nick to cover Part 1 of their unique approach to using service providers to source high volume dealflow, LPs and to employ an index investment fund strategy. We will address questions including: How did your experience as attorneys reveal an...

 

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Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 4:52pm EST

Welcome back to TFR for another Cram Session. In these special releases, we have aggregated the takeaways and tips from previous episodes. In this installment, we will be recapping the following episodes: 50. The 3-year Wait is Over | SEC Vote on JOBS Act Title III (David S. Rose) 51....

 

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Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 10:23am EST

On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following investors are featured:

- Heltzer

- Larkins and Galston

- McClure

Each investor illustrates a critical lesson learned about startup investing and how it’s changed their approach.          

 

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:13pm EST

Today we cover Part 2 of The Next Great Startup Ecosystem with Chris Olsen of Drive Capital. In this segment we address: Chris’ thoughts on engineering talent retention in the midwest vs. the valley If the region presents unique challenges due to how spread out it is geographically His take...

 

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Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 8:44am EST

Chris Olsen of Drive Capital joins Nick to talk about the next great venture ecosystem: The Midwest.  We review the following: How Chris first discovered the opportunity in the midwest and the reaction of fellow Sequoia partners when he presented his findings The research effort the launched that helped build the...

 

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Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 11:56am EST

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