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

Jon Keidan of Torch Capital joins Nate to discuss The Consumer Investing Framework, The Importance of Building a Brand, And Tactical Advice for Founders on how to find Product-Market Fit. In this episode we cover:

  • Investing in Consumer Companies, Pain Points, Market Size, and Founder Qualities
  • Balancing Top-Down and Bottom-Up Investing Strategies
  • Consumer Distribution and Unit Economics in Early-Stage Investing
  • Building a Strong Brand and Moat for a Successful Business
  • Consumer Social Platforms and Their Potential for Growth
  • Fundraising Strategies for Early-Stage Startups

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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: Jon_Keidan_Final.mp3
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