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

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

  • Rob Rueckert
  • Tomasz Tunguz
  • Frank Rotman

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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

  • Jules Schwerin
  • Colin Walsh
  • David Spreng

We asked guests to share the best question they've ever been asked by an allocator.

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

  • Adrian Aoun
  • Semyon Dukach
  • Rob Rueckert

We asked guests to discuss the most visionary founder that they've worked with and what makes them so special.

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

  • Mitchell Green
  • Morgan Beller
  • Gaurav Jain

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.

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

  • Jules Schwerin
  • Adrian Aoun
  • Rob Rueckert

We asked guests to discuss the factor that could cause the most disruption to the industry going forward and how that will change the next decade of venture.

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

  • Joe Kaiser
  • Michael Jones
  • Gaurav Jain

We asked guests to share the best question they've ever been asked by an allocator.

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

  • Tim Tully
  • Jules Schwerin
  • Morgan Beller

We asked guests to discuss the most visionary founder that they've worked with and what makes them so special.

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

  • Mitchell Green
  • Colin Walsh
  • Adrian Aoun

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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

  • Michael Jones
  • Jules Schwerin
  • Jon Keidan

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.

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

  • Morgan Beller
  • Colin Walsh
  • Adrian Aoun

We asked guests to tell the most important lesson they've learned in their 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.

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

  • Tim Tully
  • Michael Jones
  • Mitchell Green

We asked guests to discuss the factor that could cause the most disruption to the industry going forward and how that will change the next decade of venture.

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

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

  • Ian Sigalow
  • Peter Wagner
  • Morgan Beller

We asked guests to share the best question they've ever been asked by an allocator.

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

  • Risa Stack
  • Joe Kaiser
  • Mitchell Green

We asked guests to discuss the most visionary founder that they've worked with and what makes them so special.

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

  • Ian Sigalow
  • Rebecca Lynn
  • Tim Tully

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.

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

  • Jules Schwerin
  • Jon Keidan
  • Morgan Beller

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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

  • Peter Wagner
  • Lily Lyman
  • Michael Jones

We asked guests to tell the most important lesson they've learned in their 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.

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

  • Jerry Neumann
  • Joe Kaiser
  • Morgan Beller

We asked guests to discuss the factor that could cause the most disruption to the industry going forward and how that will change the next decade of venture.

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

  • Risa Stack
  • Tim Tully
  • Mitchell Green

We asked guests to share the best question they've ever been asked by an allocator.

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

  • Lily Lyman
  • Michael Jones
  • Jon Keidan

We asked guests to discuss the most visionary founder that they've worked with and what makes them so special.

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

  • Shensi Ding
  • Peter Wagner
  • Joe Kaiser

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.

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

  • Risa Stack
  • Tim Tully
  • Mitchell Green

We asked guests to tell the most important lesson they've learned in their 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.

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

  • Peter Wagner
  • Lily Lyman
  • Michael Jones

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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

  • Roger Ehrenberg
  • Sebastian Duesterhoeft
  • Risa Stack

We asked guests to discuss the factor that could cause the most disruption to the industry going forward and how that will change the next decade of venture.

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

  • John Cowgill
  • Jerry Neumann
  • Lily Lyman

We asked guests to share the best question they've ever been asked by an allocator.

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

  • Risa Stack
  • Joe Kaiser
  • Tim Tully

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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

  • Rebecca Lynn
  • Ian Sigalow
  • Peter Wagner

We asked guests to discuss the most visionary founder that they've worked with and what makes them so special.

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

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

  • Roger Ehrenberg
  • Sebastian Duesterhoeft
  • Lily Lyman

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!

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

  • Shensi Ding
  • Rebecca Lynn
  • Joe Kaiser

We asked guests to tell the most important lesson they've learned in their 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!

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

  • John Cowgill
  • Peter Wagner
  • Lily Lyman

We asked guests to discuss the factor that could cause the most disruption to the industry going forward and how that will change the next decade of venture.

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!

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

  • Lior Susan
  • Roy Bahat
  • SC Moatti

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

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

  • Roger Ehrenberg
  • Sebastian Duesterhoeft
  • Rebecca Lynn

We asked guests to share the best question they've ever been asked by an allocator.

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!


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

  • Maren Bannon
  • Ben Lerer
  • Dan Kimerling

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

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

  • John Cowgill
  • Roger Ehrenberg
  • Elizabeth Zalman

We asked guests to tell the most important lesson they've learned in their 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.

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

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

  • Ben Lerer
  • Sebastian Duesterhoeft
  • Ian Sigalow

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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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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!

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

  • John Cowgill
  • Roger Ehrenberg
  • Jerry Neumann

We asked guests to discuss the most visionary founder that they've worked with and what makes them so special.

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!


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

  • Dan Kimerling
  • Immad Akhund
  • Cameron Borumand

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

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

  • John Cowgill
  • Roger Ehrenberg
  • Jerry Neumann

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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!

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

  • Ben Lerer
  • Dan Kimerling
  • Immad Akhund

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.

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

  • Rob Biederman
  • Samir Kaul
  • Lior Susan

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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.

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

  • Ajay Agarwal
  • Ben Lerer
  • Dan Kimerling

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.

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Jason Wilk
  • Lior Susan
  • Samir Kaul

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.

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Ajay Agarwal
  • Brian Barnes
  • Dan Kimerling

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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!

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Samir Kaul
  • Lior Susan
  • Ben Lerer

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!

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Rob Biederman
  • Ajay Agarwal
  • Brian Barnes

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

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

  • Tony Conrad
  • Samir Kaul
  • Lior Susan

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.

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Rob Biederman
  • Ajay Agarwal
  • Brian Barnes

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.

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • David Tisch
  • Tony Conrad
  • Samir Kaul

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.

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Eric Tarczynski
  • Ajay Agarwal
  • Brian Barnes

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.

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

  • Rick Zullo
  • Catharine Dockery
  • Rob Biederman

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.

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Nadav Eylath
  • Kyle Harrison
  • Alex Pruden

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.

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • David Tisch
  • Wesley Chan & Pegah Ebrahimi
  • Tony Conrad

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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!

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Rick Zullo
  • Deena Shakir
  • Jim Andelman

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!

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Catharine Dockery
  • David Tisch
  • Kyle Harrison

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 y

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

  • Deena Shakir
  • David Tisch
  • Wes Chan & Pegah Ebrahimi

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!

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

  • Jim Andelman
  • Catharine Dockery
  • Eric Tarczynski

Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

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!

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Wesley Chan & Pegah Ebrahimi
  • Deena Shakir
  • Rick Zullo

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!

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Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

  • Jim Andelman
  • Wes Chan & Pegah Ebrahimi
  • Rodrigo Liang

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

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    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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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

    Rick Zullo

    Deena Shakir

    Alex Pruden

    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.

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

    • Kristi Ross
    • Deena Shakir
    • Rick Zullo

    Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

    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,

    Direct download: TRF_IS_291_Why_I_Passed.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

    • Jim Andelman
    • Mar Hershenson
    • Alex Pruden

    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.

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

    Willy Schlacks

    Mar Hershenson

    Rick Zullo

    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: TFR_IS_289_Post_Mortems.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

    • Nadav Eylath
    • Kristi Ross
    • Mar Hershenson

    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!

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

    • Kristi Ross
    • Ravi Viswanathan
    • Oz Alon

    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!

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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

    • Jenny Lefcourt
    • Mar Hershenson
    • Ravi Viswanathan

    Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

    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!


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

    • Tim Draper
    • Jenny Lefcourt
    • Chris Sugden

    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.

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Ravi Viswanathan
    • Jenny Lefcourt
    • Oz Alon

    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.

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Annie Kadavy
    • Brad Burnham
    • Ali Hamed

    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.

    Direct download: IS281.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Tripp Jones
    • Jenny Lefcourt
    • Ravi Viswanathan

    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.


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

    • Sunil Nagaraj
    • Brian O'Malley
    • Annie Kadavy

    Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

    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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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Neha Khera
    • Ravi Viswanathan
    • Ali Hamed

    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.

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Aaron Holiday
    • Eric Liaw
    • Chris Sugden

    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.


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

    • Tim Draper
    • Aaron Holiday
    • Anna Mason

    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.


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

    • Cameron Borumand
    • Annie Kadavy
    • Konrad Waliszewski

    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.


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

    • Greg Sands
    • Ali Hamed
    • Tim Draper

    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.

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Neha Khera
    • Brian O'Malley
    • Samara Mejia Hernandez

    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.


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

    • Ruth Foxe Blader
    • TX Zhuo
    • Brad Burnham

    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.

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Yanev Suissa
    • Ali Hamed
    • Maryanna Saenko

    Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

    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!

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    Tripp Jones
    Greg Sands
    Cameron Borumand

    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.


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

    • Marcelino Pantoja
    • Julie Wroblewski
    • Manan Mehta

    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!

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    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Greg Sands
    • Karen Page
    • Ryan Falvey

    Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

    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: 364_Investor_Stories_264__Why_I_Passed_Sands_Page_Falvey.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Tripp Jones
    • Jonathan Lehr
    • Sunil Nagaraj

    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: 363_Investor_Stories_263__Post_Mortems_Jones_Lehr_Nagaraj.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Sara Zulkosky
    • Hernán Fernandez
    • Brian O'Malley

    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.


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

    • TX Zhuo
    • Howard Morgan
    • Mark Achler & Mert Iseri

    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.


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

    • Miriam Rivera
    • Steve Sarracino
    • Anna Mason

    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: 360_Investor_Stories_260__Whats_Next_Rivera_Sarracino_Mason.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Tripp Jones
    • Neha Khera
    • Cameron Borumand

    Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

    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: 359_Investor_Stories_259__Why_I_Passed_Jones_Khera_Borumand.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

    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

    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.


    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.


    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

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

    • Tony Wilkins
    • Manan Mehta
    • Ruth Foxe Blader

    Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

    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:

    • Matt Cohen
    • Yanev Suissa
    • Rob Go

    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: 353_Investor_Stories_253__Post_Mortems_Cohen_Suissa_Go.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Karen Page
    • Nagraj Kashyap
    • Santosh Sankar

    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.


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

    • Miriam Rivera
    • Jonathan Ebinger
    • Maryanna Saenko

    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.


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

    • Eric Sippel
    • Sara Zulkosky
    • Greg Sands

    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: 350_Investor_Stories_250__Whats_Next_Sippel_Zulkosky_Sands.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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

    • Miriam Rivera
    • Seth Levine
    • Nihal Mehta

    Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

    Did you miss our guests full length episodes?

    For other great episodes, go to The Full Ratchet blog and catch up! Also, follow us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/27155166/) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/TFR_Pod).

    The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nick-moran-a738503/), General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in the exceptions.

    To learn more about New Stack Ventures by visiting our Website (https://www.newstack.vc/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/11396054/) and be sure to follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/NewStackVC).

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    Direct download: 349_Investor_Stories_249__Why_I_Passed_Rivera_Levine_Mehta.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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


    Madhavan Ramanujam
    Guy Turner
    Yoav Leitersdorf

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

     

    To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/
    for all of our other episodes.

    Also, follow us on twitter  for updates and more information.


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


    Bilal Zuberi
    Zach Coelius
    Elizabeth Galbut

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

     

    To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/
    for all of our other episodes.

    Also, follow us on twitter  for updates and more information.

    Direct download: lessonslearned8_5.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

    On this special segment of The Full Ratchet,

    the following investors are featured:

    • Paul Martino

    • Jason Calacanis

    • Chris Farmer

    Each investor discusses sectors, drivers and/or

    trends that may have significant impact in the

    future and are potentially positioned for outsized-returns.

     

    To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/
    for all of our other episodes.

    Also, follow us on twitter  for updates and more information.

    Direct download: IS92.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT

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

    Brendan Wallace
    Semil Shah
    Joe Medved

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

     

    To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/
    for all of our other episodes.

    Also, follow us on twitter  for updates and more information.

    Direct download: IS90_1.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 2:44pm EDT

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

    • Chris Farmer
    • Rebecca Kaden
    • Ben Narasin

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

     

    To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/
    for all of our other episodes.

    Also, follow us on twitter  for updates and more information.

    Direct download: IS89.mp3
    Category:Investor Stories -- posted at: 5:00am EDT