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

Jake Yormak of Story Ventures joins Nate to discuss Why Hardware is Attractive, The Most Interesting Areas in AI Outside of GenAI, and the Modern Data Stack. In this episode we cover:

  • Concentrating on Early-Stage Companies with Potential for Growth
  • Investing in Hardware Companies, Challenges and Opportunities
  • Focusing on Power Law Outliers
  • AI Commoditization, Impact on Profit Pools, with a Focus on Computer Vision and Proprietary Data
  • AI in Workflows, Incentivizing Users to Contribute Context

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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: Jake_Yormak_Final.mp3
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured:

  • Colin Walsh
  • Adrian Aoun
  • Semyon Dukach

We asked guests for the most important piece of advice that they'd share with folks early in their venture career.

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.

Want to keep up to date with The Full Ratchet? Follow us on social.

You can learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our LinkedIn and Twitter.

Are you a founder looking for your next investor? Visit our free tool VC-Rank and we’ll send a list of potential investors right to your inbox!

Direct download: Investor_Stories_351_Key_Advice_Walsh_Aoun_Dukach.mp3
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James Joaquin of Obvious Ventures joins Nick to discuss Solving the World's Toughest Problems, the Ethics of AI, and the Rise of Generative Science. In this episode we cover:

  • Growth of Funds and Measuring Alignment Between Investors and Founders
  • Investing in Tech Companies with Positive Impact
  • Generative AI for Scientific Breakthroughs and Renewable Energy
  • AI's Potential to Transform Healthcare, Life Expectancy, and Scientific Research
  • Climate Tech Investment Potential and the Role of Venture Capital in Driving Sustainable Economic Growth
  • AI Ethics, Regulation, and Cybercrime Risks

Guest Links:

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.

Want to keep up to date with The Full Ratchet? Follow us on social.

You can learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our LinkedIn and Twitter.

Are you a founder looking for your next investor? Visit our free tool VC-Rank and we’ll send a list of potential investors right to your inbox!

Direct download: James_Joaquin_Final.mp3
Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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