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

Semyon Dukach of One Way Ventures joins Nick to discuss Why Immigrant Founders Outperform, Lessons from Professional Blackjack, And Why Worrying About Downstream Financing is a Mental Trap. In this episode we cover:

  • Investing, Immigration, and Blackjack
  • Investing in Immigrant Founders and Their Unique Perspectives
  • Startup Investment Criteria and Screening Process
  • Entrepreneurship and Founder Characteristics
  • Investing in Tech Startups, Focusing on Credibility and Founder Quality
  • Investing in AI Startups and Future Risks

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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: Semyon_Dukach_Final.mp3
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