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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...

Aug 17, 2022

Should we be pouring massive amounts of time and money into web3 or is it just technology looking for a use case? 

Pitbull Ventures founder Brad Zions is also the producer of Kissing Jessica Stein and the co-founder of Lemonade restaurants.  He tells us why movies and restaurants are bad investments and why, in his...

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...