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Sep 21, 2022

Fred is the Chief Innovation and Partnerships officer at Caltech where he oversees the Tech Transfer office and recently set up two new funds : The Caltech Fund and the Wilson and Hill fund.

Fred gives us a behind-the-scenes look at how Caltech labs are run and how his team thinks about the translational potential...

Sep 14, 2022

Why is a Series B pitch so much different than pitching a Series A company?  How do growth stage investors think about multiples today?  

Mike Fernandez talks about what he is seeing in growth rounds today and the sort of support that is needed for later stage companies.

Sep 7, 2022

This is a great explanation of PLG from the guy who coined the term.  Blake Bartlett tells us about the different eras of business software and the problems it was built to solve--from solving a CIO's problems, to solving a business problem, to solving an end user problem.

Blake explains how to get started with PLG, how...

Aug 31, 2022

I learned so much about working with celebrities from Jackie Fast at Sandbox Studios :

* Celebrities are not doing this for impact.  It is for the money
* George Clooney's $1B payday from Casamigos caught everyone's attention
* It's not only about choosing the right celebrity, it's also about having the right team...

Aug 24, 2022

The hippies were right. From music festivals, to veganism, to eastern philosophy, and now psychedelics.  

In this fascinating episode, Greg Kubin tells us about the growing psychedelic movement that is gaining momentum as we start to understand more about how the brain works.

Greg's fund, PsyMed is a $25M fund...