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

Jerry Neumann and Elizabeth Zalman of Neu Venture Capital/Crane Venture Partners join Nick to discuss Founder Vs. Investor – A debate between an Experienced Founder and the VC that Backed Her. In this episode we cover:

  • Should Founders Even Want Venture Capital
  • Advice on Raising Capital
  • The Importance of Having a Hiring Process
  • How Many Full-Time Jobs Can a Founder Have
  • VC Attorneys
  • What Is the Purpose of the Board of Directors
  • Differences Between the Private and Public Markets
  • Tools Used for Profiling Founders

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Jerry Neumann:

Elizabeth Zalman:

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: Jerry__Elizabeth_Final.mp3
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