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5 Investor Podcasts Discuss A Wide Variety Of Startup Interests

Posted on Tuesday, May 22nd 2018

There are currently about 500 funds spanning pre-seed, seed, post-seed, pre-Series A and startup investing is constantly evolving. Entrepreneurs with an eye on financing need to keep up with the trends and special interests of VCs, Angels and seed investors. Have a listen to my recent 30-minute podcast interviews with five investors who have a wide range of interests, from AI concepts to women entrepreneurs, from Indian startups to non-Unicorn ventures. Perhaps your startup fits within one of their areas of interest?

Ankit Jain is Founding Partner at Gradient Ventures, Google’s new AI venture fund, which will invest in and connect early stage startups with Google’s resources, innovation, and technical leadership in artificial intelligence.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Brian Jacobs of Emergence Capital (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, May 21st 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Brian Jacobs, Emergence Capital was recorded in October 2014. 

Brian Jacobs is General Partner, Emergence Capital, SaaS/Cloud domain experts boasting a fabulous portfolio, including solid exits like SuccessFactors, Yammer, and Veeva. He discusses his views on where cloud opportunities are likely to be at this point. While we’re in a mature market, he is still bullish on innovation.

Sramana Mitra: Silicon Valley seems like an incredibly arrogant place. Silicon Valley was actually afraid when the dot-com bubble had burst. You can actually feel the fear in the air. Against that backdrop, Emergence 

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Ashu Garg of Foundation Capital (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, May 21st 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Ashu Garg, Foundation Capital was recorded in March 2016. 

Ashu Garg, General Partner at Foundation Capital, outlines the top trends driving startups and venture capital from his firm’s perspective.

Sramana Mitra: What is your read of how the venture capital industry has evolved in the Silicon Valley over the last five years? >>>

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Charlie O’Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, May 21st 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Charlie O’Donnell, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures was recorded in November 2017. 

Charlie O’Donnell, Partner at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, talks about his Seed investing activities and related industry trends.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by getting acquainted. Tell us about Brooklyn Bridge Ventures as well as yourself.

Charlie O’Donnell: Brooklyn Bridge Ventures is a seed fund based in Brooklyn, New York. It’s the first fund to be located in Brooklyn. I’ve spent the vast majority of my career in the venture capital asset class, which is actually pretty rare. Usually people >>>

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Darshan Vyas of LOUD Capital (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, May 18th 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Darshan Vyas, LOUD Capital was recorded in September 2017. 

Darshan Vyas, Co-Founder Managing Director, LOUD Capital, discusses seed investing in the startup eco-system in the Mid-West from Ohio.

Sramana Mitra: Tell us about LOUD Capital. What is the focus of the firm? How big is your fund? What size investments do you make? >>>

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197th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Ankit Jain, Gradient Ventures

Posted on Friday, May 18th 2018

Ankit Jain is Founding Partner at Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI venture fund.

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399th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Steve Beck, Serra Ventures

Posted on Thursday, May 17th 2018

Steve Beck, Managing Partner at Serra Ventures, discusses his firm’s non-Unicorn investment thesis. Refreshing to hear.

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197th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Suresh Shamugham, Saama Capital

Posted on Thursday, May 17th 2018

Suresh Shamugham, Managing Partner at Saama Capital, talks about the Indian venture capital eco-system, trends, exits, and his firm’s investment strategy.

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198th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With SC Moatti, Mighty Capital

Posted on Wednesday, May 16th 2018

SC Moatti, Managing Partner at Mighty Capital, discusses Whales, Dolphins and more. A wonderful conversation full of wisdom and pragmatism.

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199th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Deb Kemper, Golden Seeds

Posted on Wednesday, May 16th 2018

Deb Kemper is Managing Director and Chair of the Boston Forum at Golden Seeds, an Angel Group and Micro VC focused exclusively on women entrepreneurs.

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200th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Kanwaljit Singh, Fireside Ventures

Posted on Monday, May 14th 2018

Kanwaljit Singh is Founder of Fireside Ventures, a fund focused on building consumer brands in India. This is an excellent conversation about the nascent opportunity that, I expect, will be a major, worldwide phenomenon in the coming years.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Don Hutchinson (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, May 14th 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Don Hutchinson was recorded in October 2017. 

Don Hutchison is one of the most experienced and long-term Angel investors in Silicon Valley. We discuss the trends of the industry and ways to mitigate the Series A gap that is a serious issue right now.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With David Blumberg of Blumberg Capital (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, May 14th 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with David Blumberg, Blumberg Capital was recorded in September 2016. 

David Blumberg, Founder and Managing Partner of Blumberg Capital, has been in the business for a long time, and we had a very interesting chat about the evolution of the venture business over the last 15 years. We also discussed some areas where there are opportunities to build new scalable businesses.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start with your read of how the venture capital industry that we’ve been swimming in for

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399th Roundtable Recording On May 10, 2018: With Steve Beck, Serra Ventures

Posted on Saturday, May 12th 2018

In case you missed it, you can listen to the recording here:

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201st 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Utsav Somani, Angel Investor, AngelList India

Posted on Friday, May 11th 2018

Utsav Somani, Angel Investor at AngelList India, talks about the newly launched AngelList India.

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