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Can You Be A Great Entrepreneur, But Not A Great Operator? // Melissa Facchina, Managing Partner of Siddhi Capital
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Can You Be A Great Entrepreneur, But Not A Great Operator? // Melissa Facchina, Managing Partner of Siddhi Capital
The Consumer VC episode #297 with Melissa Facchina, Managing Partner of Siddhi Capital

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Hey Friends,

Thank you CJ Fowler for the introduction to our guest today, Melissa Facchina, Co-Founder & Co-Managing Partner of Siddhi Capital. Siddhi Capital is an operationally-focused food and beverage growth equity firm. Their portfolio includes Mid-Day Squares, Aura Bora (who both have been on the show) Copper Cow Coffee, Mud/Wtr, Magic Spoon, Momofuku Goods.

We discuss:

  • How she ended up in retail

  • The distinction between entrepreneur and operator

  • The evolution from Siddhi Ops to Siddhi Capital

  • How she thinks about sustainability and growth

  • Why she isn’t currently investing in more beverage brands & much more

Thank you for listening.


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The Consumer VC: Venture Capital I B2C Startups I Commerce | Early-Stage Investing

The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.