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Nov 30, 2022

"Good paperwork makes good friendships".  Deron Quon, co-founder of, Datassential, and Collective Solution shares thoughts on scaling and navigating a sale to private equity.
Now an active angel investor and founder of, Deron also talks about the importance of investing back into the...

Nov 16, 2022

Roy Rubin dropped out of UCLA to start Magento, a massive eCommerce platform that scaled to over $100B in transactions annually.
Roy is now writing $500k to $1M checks out of his fund, R-Squared Ventures.
The story of his success and lessons learned is inspiring and worth a listen!

Nov 2, 2022

There are so many great founders and VCs moving to LA! Vinay Singh is a Managing Director at Anthemis where he leads seed and Series A investments out of their early stage fund. 

Vinay tells us that Anthemis is a global investment platform focused on the digital transformation of financial services, investing across...

Oct 19, 2022

What are the best ways for a startup to partner with a big corporation?  

Beth Kearns from Touchdown Ventures tells about different partnership models, best practices and pitfalls to avoid.


This interview includes information from third party sources believed to be reliable; however, we make no representations as...

Oct 12, 2022

Word on the street is that more deals have structure.  Kareem tells us about structured equity--when it makes sense and who it's right for.

Arrowroot is an 8+ year old growth equity firm in LA and Miami on Fund V ($500MM+ invested globally across 28 port cos.) that specializes in structured equity for venture-backed...