Jul 15, 2021 • 38M

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

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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 www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.
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Hey There,

My guest today on The Consumer VC is Tige Savage, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Revolution Ventures.

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.

We discuss:

  • 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!