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

David Tao of BarBend joins Nate to discuss Scaling to Exit Without Venture Capital, Why VCs Might be Incentivizing the Wrong Type of Company Building, and How GenAI Will Shape the Future of Media Businesses. In this episode, we cover:

  • The Importance of Diversifying Your Revenue Streams.
  • Hiring and Raising Capital for Founders.
  • The Right Time to Sell the Company.
  • Niche is Almost Always Bigger Than We Think.
  • Timeline for Monetizing Content.
  • Is Generative AI Overhyped or Underhyped.

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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: David_Tao_Final.mp3
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