The Full Ratchet: Venture Capital Demystified

Brian O'Malley of Forerunner Ventures joins Nick to discuss Future Strategies for Digital Customer Acquisition, Why to Stay Small While You Scale, and S&M Strategies at Different Customer ACV Tiers. In this episode we cover:

  • Common Marketplace Mistakes and Overblown Trends
  • Capitalizing on Consumer Interest in Local and Sustainable Products
  • Marketplace Liquidity and Cohort Analysis
  • And more!

Missed a recent episode? Go to The Full Ratchet blog and catch up! Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

Learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website. Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Founders, are you frustrated by trying to find the ideal VC's for your stage, sector, and geography? Answer five questions with VC Rank and generate your customized list now.


On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured:

  • Karen Page
  • TX Zhuo
  • Greg Sands

Each investor discusses a portfolio company that did not survive and why it was that they failed.

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

Learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website. Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Founders, are you frustrated by trying to find the ideal VC's for your stage, sector, and geography? Answer five questions with VC Rank and generate your customized list now.

Direct download: 358_Investor_Stories_258__Post_Mortems_Page_Zhuo_Sands.mp3
Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Samara Mejia Hernandez of Chingona Ventures joins Nick to discuss Lessons from the Largest Latina Solo GP, Being Impactful Without Being an Impact Fund, and How to Use Sales Tactics for Success in VC. In this episode we cover:

  • How Authenticity Benefits the Bottom Dollar
  • Tips on Raising a Fund While Facing Adversity
  • Maintaining Mental Health in VC
  • And more!

Missed a recent episode? Go to The Full Ratchet blog and catch up! Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

Learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website. Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Founders, are you frustrated by trying to find the ideal VC's for your stage, sector, and geography? Answer five questions with VC Rank and generate your customized list now.


On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured:

  • Ryan Falvey
  • Manan Mehta
  • Annie Kadavy

Each investor describes the most unusual situation or pitch that they've encountered as an investor.

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

Learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website. Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Founders, are you frustrated by trying to find the ideal VC's for your stage, sector, and geography? Answer five questions with VC Rank and generate your customized list now.


Mark Ghermezian of m]x[v Capital joins Nate to discuss Lessons from Scaling Braze to IPO, the Importance of the Underdog Mindset, and the Future of SaaS. In this episode we cover:

  • How the iPhone Led to the Inception of Braze
  • The Impact of Remote Work on Innovation
  • Becoming a Unicorn by Building for Tomorrow
  • Advice for Founders from a Unicorn Founder turned VC

Missed a recent episode? Go to The Full Ratchet blog and catch up! Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

Learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website. Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Founders, are you frustrated by trying to find the ideal VC's for your stage, sector, and geography? Answer five questions with VC Rank and generate your customized list now.


On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured:

  • Julie Wroblewski
  • Mike Evans
  • Sunil Nagaraj

Each investor illustrates a critical lesson learned about startup investing and how it's changed their approach.

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

Learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website. Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Founders, are you frustrated by trying to find the ideal VC's for your stage, sector, and geography? Answer five questions with VC Rank and generate your customized list now.


Mark Achler & Mert Iseri of MATH Venture Partners join Nick to discuss Dispelling Folktales for Founders, the FAIR Framework, Twitter's Terms Battle, and How MATH Ventures is Exiting Right. In this episode we cover:

  • The FAIR Framework and How it Benefits Founders
  • Playing the Long Game to Leave a Legacy
  • Why We Don’t Talk About Exits.. Until Now

Missed a recent episode? Go to The Full Ratchet blog and catch up! Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

Learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website. Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Founders, are you frustrated by trying to find the ideal VC's for your stage, sector, and geography? Answer five questions with VC Rank and generate your customized list now.


On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured:

  • Hernán Fernandez
  • Parker Barrile
  • Maryanna Saenko

Each investor discusses sectors, drivers and/or trends that may have significant impact in the future and are potentially positioned for outsized-returns.

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

Learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website. Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Founders, are you frustrated by trying to find the ideal VC's for your stage, sector, and geography? Answer five questions with VC Rank and generate your customized list now.

Direct download: 355_Investor_Stories_255__Whats_Next_Fernandez_Barrile_Saenko.mp3
Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Ali Moiz of Stonks joins Nate to discuss An Inside Look Into Stonks, the Democratization of Dealflow, and the Future of Startup Investing. In this episode we cover:

  • Increasing Access to the VC Ecosystem
  • How Venture's Structure Supports Success
  • Insights on How Investors Can Win
  • Lessons from Being the Largest Demo Day Host on Earth

Missed a recent episode? Go to The Full Ratchet blog and catch up! Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founders outside of the Bay Area.

Learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website. Also, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Founders, are you frustrated by trying to find the ideal VC's for your stage, sector, and geography? Answer five questions with VC Rank and generate your customized list now.


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