The Full Ratchet (TFR): Venture Capital and Startup Investing Demystified

Rick Zullo of Equal Ventures joins Nick to discuss Architecting a Thesis-Driven Philosophy, Why There's Riches in Niches, How Founder-Market Fit is Changing, and Building the Largest Community of Emerging Managers. In this episode we cover:

  • How many different specialties can a founder have?
  • How do they take concepts and opportunities?
  • The importance of having a thesis driven team
  • The process of evaluating an investment
  • How to get conviction on ideas
  • Being earnestly honest about your business model
  • The four stages of building a business
  • The importance of finding a niche and expanding it

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The hosts of The Full Ratchet are Nick Moran and Nate Pierotti of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

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Direct download: TFR_RICKZULLO.mp3
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