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November 22, 2022

Marcos Gonzalez (VamosVentures) - Why he left PE to start a VC fund that invests in minority-led businesses

Our guest today is Marcos Gonzalez , Founder & Managing Partner of VamosVentures . VamosVentures is committed to creating a pipeline of diverse VC investors. Their investments include Stix , DRNXSMYTH , and Suma .  We also d...

November 15, 2022

Steve Case (AOL, Revolution & Rise of the Rest) - Why He's Optimistic About Innovation in Secondary and Tertiary American Cities

Thank you Tige Savage for the introduction to our guest today, Steve Case . Steve is the co-founder / former CEO of AOL . He also founded Revolution & Rise of the Rest. Revolution focuses on early-stage venture capital invest...

November 08, 2022

Joe Welch (In Good Taste) – How you can make money in wine and why he left tech to found a beverage company

Thank you Connor Ryan for introducing me to our guest today, Joe Welch , Founder & CEO of In Good Taste . In Good Taste allows you to explore the world of wine with their eight 6-ounce bottle wine flights. We discuss: Why he ...

November 03, 2022

Wayne Hu and Josh Constine (SignalFire) - The Current State of NFTs & Which Web2 media Platform is Best Positioned for Web3?

Our guests today are Wayne Hu (Partner) & Josh Constine (Venture Partner & Head of Content) at SignalFire . SignalFire is the first Venture Capital firm built from the ground up as a technology company. We discuss: The promis...

November 01, 2022

Ben Jones (Haus Labs by Lady Gaga) - Inside Lady Gaga's Beauty Brand

Our guest today is Ben Jones, CEO of Haus Labs by Lady Gaga. Haus Labs by Lady Gaga is Lady Gaga’s clean artistry makeup brand powered by innovation. Here's some of the questions I ask: How did you meet Lady Gaga and what was...

October 27, 2022

Katlin Smith (Simple Mills) - How She's Building a Next Generation Food Company

Our guest today is Katlin Smith, founder and CEO of Simple Mills. Simple Mills are Clean, nutritious foods for a better life - it’s that simple. I’m a big fan of their products. We discuss the insight and inspiration behind f...