Dec 21, 2021 • 33M

How Diverse Populations Lead to Greater Opportunities with Nisha Dua, Co-Founder & GP at BBG Ventures

The Consumer VC Episode 185 with Nisha Dua, Co-Founder & GP at BBG Ventures

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Mike Gelb
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 For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.
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Hey Friends,

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. Some of their investments include Zola, Blueland, Real, and Zero Grocery.

Nisha and I discuss:

  • How her and Susan Lyne founded BBG Ventures

  • The opportunities within health and wellness

  • Macro-change in consumer demographics

  • Climate-friendly consumption trends

  • Evaluating companies that are solving problems for the 99%.

  • Why she passed on Daily Harvest