Anand Rajaraman, Founding Partner at rocketship.vc, was an early investor in Facebook. Among other things, we discuss how the quality of startups from India has been improving.
Guillermo Gaspart, Founder and CEO of ByHours.com in Barcelona, shares his wonderful journey of building a unique online travel company. We had an interesting discussion on the issue of how much funding is too much.
Alok Nandan, General Partner at Emergent Ventures (USA), discusses explainable AI in the context of his fund’s investment focus.
Rodrigo Baer, Partner at Redpoint eventures, Brazil, provides a very interesting overview of his firm and what’s happening in the Brazilian ecosystem.
Ryan Chan, CEO and Founder at UpKeep Maintenance Management, bootstrapped with a paycheck and subsequently, went through YCombinator, followed by raising $13 Million.
Sean Dawes, Co-founder at Modded Euros, discusses the state of the union in niche e-commerce startups in the shadow of Amazon’s dominance.
Rahul Chandra, Managing Director at Unitary Helion Ventures, provides an excellent overview of the opportunity around India’s next 400 million consumers.
Doug Atkin, Managing Partner at Communitas Capital Partners, has extensive experience in FinTech and this conversation explores the nuances of that sector.
Alain le Loux is General Partner at Cottonwood Technology Fund. The firm invests in hardcore technology startups in Northern Europe and the South West of United States.
Luis Gutierrez Roy, Managing General Partner of Telegraph Hill Capital, discusses his firms’ investment thesis. The fund provides Spanish Limited Partners access to investment opportunities in the US and Europe.
Nnamdi Okike is Co-founder and Managing Partner at 645 Ventures. We have an excellent conversation about trends and his firm’s investment thesis.
Francis Simisim is Partner at Original Pitch Venture Capital based in the Philippines. We had a very good discussion on how that ecosystem is developing.
Deepen Parikh is Partner at Courtside Ventures, a firm focused on investing in sports related ventures. He provides a fascinating window into a little discussed sector.
Hernan Fernandez is Managing Partner at Angel Ventures Mexico, a firm that invests in Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia. This is an excellent discussion on trends in Latin America.
Eghosa Omoigui is Managing Partner at EchoVC Partners, a firm focused on the African market. This is a fascinating discussion about African startups and venture capital.