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

In this special replay episode Jason Calacanis joins Nick to discuss his new book and his secrets to successful angel investing. We address questions including:

  • Why Jason wrote the book
  • What drives him to continue angel investing after all his success
  • His thoughts on angels that make large investments during their first year of angel investing
  • His focus on finding 5,000x returns and his response to those that say he is discouraging innovation w/ this approach
  • How he thinks about the economics and business model of early-stage businesses in nascent markets
  • If he takes a contrarian or adversarial approach with founders

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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: Replay_Ep_138__139.mp3
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