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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