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

Tomasz Tunguz of Theory Ventures joins Nick to discuss Web 3.0 Database Dominance, How to Trust Black-Box ML Models, Google's Ad Business in an LLM-First Search World, and Lessons from Looker, Monte Carlo, and MotherDuck. In this episode we cover:

  • Blockchain and Web3 Databases, with a Focus on Ethereum and Its Potential Dominance
  • AI, Data Analytics, and Their Applications in Business
  • Machine Learning Challenges and Opportunities,
  • AI Innovations in Robotics, Self-Driving Cars, and Programming
  • Using AI to Personalize Sales Pitches and Improve Response Rates
  • AI's Impact on GDP Growth, Productivity, and Profitability

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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: Tomasz_Tunguz_Final.mp3
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