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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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Roundtable Recap: May 10 – Not All Micro-VCs Are Chasing Unicorns

Posted on Thursday, May 10th 2018

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Steve Beck, Managing Partner at Serra Ventures. Steve discussed his firm’s non-Unicorn investment thesis. Refreshing to hear.

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As for entrepreneur pitches, we started with Bama Venkatachalam from Fremont, California, pitching a cryptocurrency gateway for e-commerce companies to accept payments in all kinds of crypto currencies. Bama is a 1Mby1M premium member.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Bryce Roberts of OATV, Indie.vc (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, May 10th 2018

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

Bryce Roberts, Managing Director, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), and Founder, Indie.vc, discusses the issues with the venture capital financing model, and explored alternatives.

Sramana Mitra: You have a very different point of view about venture capital than the traditional VC point of view. Tell us what your philosophy is. >>>

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Greg Sands of Costanoa Ventures (Part 1)

Posted on Saturday, May 5th 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Greg Sands, Costanoa Ventures was recorded in December 2017. 

Greg Sands, Founder and Managing Director at Costanoa Ventures shares his investment focus.

Sramana Mitra: Tell us about your investing focus. How big is the fund? What size investments are you making?

Greg Sands: Costanoa Ventures invests in the entire stack of business-facing software. These are companies that change the way the world does business. We’re investing out of a $175 million third fund. There are two modes. We do seed investments, which most typically are half a million to a million and a half. Then Series A investments that range from $2 million to $6 million. >>>

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Dave Hornik of August Capital (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, May 4th 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Dave Hornik, August Capital was recorded in December 2014. 

Dave Hornik, General Partner, August Capital, as some of you may know, shocked the industry years ago by being the first VC to start blogging. His peers were aghast! Well, clearly, he saw something before everybody else, and today, many VCs blog, Tweet, and do all sorts of other things to engage in social media, now a dominant force in the industry. He discusses a number of points, of which, I want to particularly draw your attention to his views on the subject of Freemium.

Sramana Mitra: I have this memory of almost 10 years ago when you were blogging. >>>

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