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Our guests today are David Wagner and Jesse Marble, Co-Founders of Wildwood Ventures. Wildwood Ventures is backed by VF corporation, a holding company whose portfolio includes iconic outdoor and activity-based lifestyle and workwear brands like Vans, North Face, Timberland, Dickies. Wildwood Ventures invests in consumer technology companies that make lives better.
The origin of Wildwood Ventures and its relationship with VF Corp
How they typically structure deals as an incubator
The venture studio model
How they position themselves as a new fund and approach sourcing
Consumer technology they want to be part of & more