The Consumer VC

Recent Episodes

Nagraj Kashyap (SoftBank Vision Fund) - His Three Consumer Investment Themes, How Fund 2 is Different From Fund 1, and How He Invests in Tech and Non-Tech Businesses

Jan. 19, 2022

Our guest today is Nagraj Kashyap , Managing Partner of SoftBank’s Vision Fund one of the world's largest venture capital fund, with over $100 billion in capital. Nagraj leads their consumer investment practice for north Ame…

Jessica Peltz-Zatulove (Hannah Grey) - How Brands Are Engaging with Web3, Why Identity Driven Brands Will Win and The Metaverse

Jan. 14, 2022

Our guest today is Jessica Peltz-Zatulove , co-founder and General Partner at Hannah Grey . Hannah Grey is a first check venture fund investing in founders reimagining everyday experiences to improve work and life which she …

Mike Ghaffary (Canvas) - What’s next after the iPhone, Unpacking Web3, Metaverse and Remote First Products, and Is this the time to be investing in B2C or B2B

Jan. 11, 2022

My guest today is Mike Ghaffary who is a partner at Canvas Ventures, a firm that specializes on leading Series A. Some of their investments include Flyhomes, Nubrakes, and Zola. This is Mike’s second time on Consumer VC and …

Tushar Garg (Flyhomes) - How He’s Helping Families Buy Their First Home, and Why Real Estate Still Hasn’t Seen Much Innovation

Jan. 6, 2022

My guest today is Tushar Garg , co-founder and CEO of Flyhomes . Their mission is to build the world’s best home buying experience. We discussed how Tushar got into real estate and why he saw not much innovation on the buy s…

Stephen Hughes (Sunrise Strategic Partners) - What Makes a Great Market, When Should a DNVB Hit Retail and the History of the Natural Foods Movement

Jan. 4, 2022

My guest today is Steve Hughes , founder of Sunrise Strategic Partners . Sunrise Strategic Partners provides growth capital and expertise to emerging brands in the healthy, active and sustainable living space. Some of their …

Nisha Dua (BBG Ventures) - Opportunities within health and wellness, Investing in climate friendly consumption and solving problems for the 99%

Dec. 21, 2021

Thank you Deb Benton for introducing me to our guest today Nisha Dua , co-founder and General Partner at BBG Ventures . BBG Ventures is an early-stage fund backing big ideas that will reshape the way we live. One of the firs…