Entrepreneurs interested in learning more about the full range of possible funding options should listen to these 30-minute podcast interviews with various investors, each explaining the types of ventures they are focusing on.
Amir Banifatemi, Founder and Managing Partner of K5 Ventures – This fund is focused on pre-seed, seed, post-seed and early-stage investments from Southern California. Amir is also a Board Member and former President of Tech Coast Angels, a group of 340 angel investors from Southern California.
Cem Sertoglu is Partner at Earlybird Venture Capital – Based in Turkey, Cem brings the spotlight on Turkey and the Eastern and Central European startup eco-systems.
Oded Hermoni is Managing Partner at Rhodium Venture Partners – Oded is also Co-founder of an Angel group, J-Angels.
Padmaja Ruparel is Co-founder, Indian Angel Network (IAN), and Founding Partner, IAN Fund – She has been a key player in shaping India’s still somewhat nascent startup eco-system. Those interested in Indian startups and the funding trends must listen to this interview.
Victoria Pettibone, Managing Director of Astia Angels – This group is focused on funding women entrepreneurs. She discusses what they like to invest in, as well as the trends she sees in the deal flow and the portfolio.