The Full Ratchet: Venture Capital Demystified

Vincent Diallo of Interlace Ventures joins Nick to discuss Retail Apocalypse or Renaissance, the Commerce Evolution, and Fundraising from Corporates. In this episode, we cover:

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  • Walk us through your background and path to VC
  • What’s the thesis at Interlace?
  • COVID has affected commerce severely -- for better and for worse. Has this changed your investment approach?
  • Many investors are avoiding all physical retail as COVID has created a “retail apocalypse”, but you've stated that you see it more as a retail renaissance.  Why?
  • What are some trends from COVID that you think investors are overreacting to that you expect will return to pre-pandemic levels?
  • What new consumer experiences or behaviors are emerging that you are excited about?
  • You mentioned supply chain as another area of interest, where are the biggest opportunities in the supply chain?
  • Biggest mistake fundraising? Biggest win fundraising?
  • Oper8tor program?
  • Is now a good time or a difficult time to be a diverse fund manager?
Direct download: Vincent_Diallo_final.mp3
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