Investing in regulated industries and outside of Silicon Valley with Tige Savage
The Consumer VC Episode 147 with Tige Savage, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Revolution Ventures
Welcome to The Consumer VC, a newsletter about venture capital and consumer startups delivered straight to your inbox. If you aren’t subscribed, come and subscribe below.
Today’s Consumer VC is brought to you by Gorgias.
Gorgias is the #1 helpdesk for Shopify, Magento and BigCommerce stores, and can turn your customer support into a profit center. Brands like OLIPOP, Death Wish Coffee and Steve Madden have reduced their response times and increased efficiencies by using Gorgias.
If you’re looking to increase your retention for your business, mention Consumer VC and get 2 months of Gorgias for free.
Revolution a venture capital fund based in Washington, D.C. Revolution Ventures focuses on early-stage venture capital investments in technology-enabled businesses that disrupt existing, multi-billion dollar industries.
Some of their investments include Runkeeper, Homesnap, Framebridge, and LivingSocial.
This episode was extra special for me as Tige is the first investor I’ve had on the show who is based in Washington D.C., my hometown.
How to invest in regulated industries
Why Tige purposefully invests in companies outside of Silicon Valley
The verticals different cities around the country are known for
His biggest takeaways from COVID
How he thinks about price and ownership
I hope you enjoy!