All Episodes

Steven Wolfe Pereira (Encantos) - Teaching Kids 21st Century Skills, Building a Direct to Learner EdTech Company, and Overlooked Opportunities That Make Real Impact

Jan. 28, 2021

Thank you Samara Hernandez for introducing me to today's guest, Steven Wolfe Pereira , co-founder and CEO of Encantos , an award-winning edtech company that believes kids learn best through play while teaching kids 21st century life skills. We discuss some of the learnings of working at technology …

Jeff Housenbold (Softbank) - Approach to Risk with $100B AUM, Identifying Markets That Are Ripe for Disruption, and Assessing Value Chains

Jan. 26, 2021

My guest today is Jeff Housenbold , Managing Partner of Softbank's Vision Fund , the world's largest technology-focused venture capital fund, with over $100 billion in capital.

Michael Nogen (Overton VC) - Founding Theality Maternity Wear, Learnings Working at Gap and How He Thinks about Innovation

Jan. 21, 2021

Thank you Joe Tonnos for the introduction to today's guest, Michael Nogen , one of the founding partners of Overton VC . Overton Venture Capital invests in early stage companies (Pre Series A) who demonstrate early success through revenue and market validation. Some of their portfolio includes Perc…

Andrew Goletka & Franklin Isacson (Coefficient Capital) - Behaviors that changed forever in 2020, Investing in CPG at the Series A, and when to go into retail

Jan. 19, 2021

My guests today are Franklin Isacson & Andrew Goletka , Founders and Managing Partners of Coefficient Capital . Coefficient partners with entrepreneurs to build brands, tell stories and engage consumers across the digital and physical worlds, typically at the series A. Some of their investments inc…

Lucy Deland (Inspired Capital) - Founding Paperless Post, How Design Became Critical To Software, and Why She's A Generalist Investor

Jan. 14, 2021

My guest today is Lucy Deland , Partner at Inspired Capital , who back early-stage founders with transformative ideas, brilliant teams, and relentless determination. Some of her investments include Geneva, Habi and Dandy.

Brian Requarth (Latitud + Viva Real) - Building an Online Real Estate Marketplace in Latin America, Raising Money Without a Network, and Solving Supply vs. Demand

Jan. 12, 2021

Thank you Sasha Astafiva for the introduction to my guest today, Brian Requarth , co-founder and former CEO of Viva Real . Viva Real is the online real estate marketplace in Latin America. He is also the founder of Latitud , helping build the next generation of iconic tech startups in Latin America.

Sapna Shah (Red Giraffe) - Future of Retail, Drop Shipping, and Small World, Long Life

Jan. 7, 2021

Thank you Joseph Sartre for the introduction to today's guest Sapna Shah , founder of Red Giraffe . Red Giraffe makes pre-seed investments in start-ups in the retail industry, including retail tech, marketplaces, brands and consumer sectors. Select current investments include: The Wing, FINDMINE, R…

Holiday Highlights: Ezra Galston, Founding Partner of Starting Line

Jan. 5, 2021

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Ezra Galston.

Holiday Highlights: Natalie Dillon, Principal at Maveron

Jan. 4, 2021

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Natalie Dillon.

Holiday Highlights: Anna Whiteman, Vice President at Coefficient Capital

Jan. 3, 2021

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Anna Whiteman.

Holiday Highlights: Charles Hudson, Founding Partner Precursor Ventures

Jan. 2, 2021

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Charles Hudson.

Holiday Highlights: Sarah Kunst, Managing Director of Cleo Capital

Jan. 1, 2021

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Sarah Kunst.

Holiday Highlights: Sasha Astafyeva, Partner at Atomico

Dec. 31, 2020

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Sasha Astafyeva.

Holiday Highlights: Michael Duda, Founding Partner of Bullish

Dec. 30, 2020

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Michael Duda.

Holiday Highlights: Kanyi Maqubela, Managing Partner Kindred Ventures

Dec. 29, 2020

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Kanyi Maqubela.

Holiday Highlights: Samara Hernandez, Founding Partner Chingona Ventures

Dec. 28, 2020

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Samara Hernandez.

Holiday Highlights: Eric Paley, Founding Partner at Founder Collective

Dec. 27, 2020

This episode are highlights from my conversation with Eric Paley.

Holiday Highlights: Soraya Darabi, Founding Partner TMV

Dec. 26, 2020

This is a highlight from my conversation with Soraya Darabi.