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Sep 28, 2022

Talking with Jeffrey made me wonder if I need to get a celebrity for our venture fund.  Jeffrey had the opportunity to work with Alex and Drew of the Chainsmokers to set up Mantis VC and it sounds like an amazing team.

Jeffrey explains the value that the Chainsmokers are able to bring and how entrepreneurs and funds can...

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...