The Full Ratchet: Venture Capital Demystified

Ali Tamaseb of DCVC joins Nick to discuss Data on the Key Traits of Billion-Dollar Startups with the Author of Super Founders: What Data Reveals About Billion-Dollar Startups. In this episode we cover:

  • Founders' history of building
  • Second-time founders and their larger chance of being unicorns
  • Super Founders bouncing to different industries isn't detrimental to their success
  • Having domain experience does not correlate to success
  • How non/technical founders partner with the same
  • How proxy metrics do not define a good founder
  • Painkiller or Vitamin Pill? Which holds success?
  • How geography may be a dying metric for success
  • How Super Founders tend to secure investment even in the opening rounds
  • Which type of competition defines the unicorn
  • Timing remains the most difficult thing to crack

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