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

Todd Klein of Revolution Growth joins Nate to discuss The Most Interesting Diligence Process You’ve Ever Heard, Why Founders Aren’t Risk Takers, and Reasoning Behind The Government Blocking More M&A Than Ever Before. In this episode we cover:

  • Revolution Growth's Investment Philosophy and Areas of Focus
  • The Current Regulatory Environment for Exits and M&A
  • Comparison of the Internet Paradigm Shift to AI and Identifying Sustainable Trends
  • Evaluating Founders and Distinguishing Those Who Want to Build Big Versus Control
  • Process for Identifying Trends and Immersing in Portfolio Companies

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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: Todd_Klein_Final.mp3
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