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Aug 10, 2022

Will Bumpus from Concrete Rose joins us today.  Concrete Rose has grown quickly and is now leading rounds with $1-2M checks to support a virtuous cycle of wealth and opportunity for underrepresented communities of color.
 
Will tells us about his own focus on sustainability and where that came from in his life. He also...


Aug 3, 2022

Marcy Venture Partners has grown from $30M to $900M AUM, now leading Series A and Series B rounds.  

Charlie Hanna tells us how he, Jay-Z, Jay Brown and Larry Marcus work together at Marcy to evaluate and champion the brands of the future.  He points out that celebrities like Jay-Z and Rihanna didn't make their billions...


Jul 27, 2022

Megan Holston-Alexander leads a16z's Cultural Leadership Fund (CLF). CLF connects the world’s greatest cultural leaders with the best new technology companies and advances young African Americans into tech. 
 
Megan tells us about the importance of getting Black capital onto cap tables, Black talent into tech and...


Jul 20, 2022

B Capital has rapidly grown to over $6B AUM and has just announced its first early-stage fund, the $250M Ascent Fund run by a superstar team that includes Eduardo Saverin, Gabe Greenbaum, Karen Page, Karan Mohla, and Howard Morgan.

Raj says B Capital was not an overnight success but was built steadily on the conviction...


Jul 13, 2022

What does it mean to be more authentic online and will it lead to a nicer Internet? 
 
How will future social networks make it easier to establish an online identity, find community and enable community ownership?
 
Faraz Fatemi, partner at Lightspeed, brings his perspective on consumer psychology to today's episode of...