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A podcast dedicated to demystifying Venture Capital. Nick Moran interviews the VC and Angel investor experts on how they find, evaluate and select the next generation of great technology startups.

A podcast dedicated to demystifying Venture Capital. Nick Moran interviews the VC and Angel investor experts on how they find, evaluate and select the next generation of great technology startups.
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A podcast dedicated to demystifying Venture Capital. Nick Moran interviews the VC and Angel investor experts on how they find, evaluate and select the next generation of great technology startups.

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English


Episodes

171. Sports Tech and the Future of eSports (Wayne Kimmel)

9/20/2018
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Wayne Kimmel of SeventySix Capital joins Nick to discuss Sports Tech and the Future of eSports. In this episode, we cover:

Duration:00:42:50

Investor Stories 95: Why I Passed (Kaden, Hardiman, Simoudis)

9/7/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out.

Duration:00:12:16

170. Go-to-Market Fit, Tidal Waves, Category Leadership & Split-Personalities (Tae Hea Nahm)

8/24/2018
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Tae Hea Nahm of Storm Ventures joins Nick to discuss Go-to-Market Fit, Tidal Waves, Category Leadership & Split-Personalities. In this episode, we cover: What was your path to Venture Capital like and why’d you make that career change? You’ve been very successful with exits- is there a framework you apply to identify these? Can you explain further about your tidal investing strategy and how it has changed? With your expansive experience in Venture, do you believe are changes necessary in...

Duration:00:39:09

Investor Stories 94: The Strange & Unusual (Ramanujam, Turner, Leitersdorf)

8/16/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Madhavan Ramanujam Guy Turner Yoav Leitersdorf Each investor describes the most unusual situation or pitch that they've encountered as an investor. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:09:54

Investor Stories 93: Lessons Learned (Zuberi, Coelius, Galbut)

8/8/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Bilal Zuberi Zach Coelius Elizabeth Galbut Each investor illustrates a critical lesson learned about startup investing and how it's changed their approach. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:10:51

169. Product is Paramount (Brian Ascher)

7/30/2018
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Brian Ascher of Venrock joins Nick to discuss Product is Paramount. In this episode, we cover: What is your story at Venrock and how have both you and your firm evolved over the past two decades. Talk a little about Venrock and your focus there. You were a product manager at Intuit, prior to Venrock.. what do you think is the VCs role in shaping product strategy? What are your thoughts on SaaS investing and this increasing focus on the "Intelligent Enterprise" You wrote an article a few...

Duration:00:42:21

Investor Stories 92: What's Next (Martino, Calacanis, Farmer)

7/21/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following investors are featured: Paul Martino Jason Calacanis Chris Farmer Each investor discusses sectors, drivers and/or trends that may have significant impact in the future and are potentially positioned for outsized-returns. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:08:17

168. Leadership from Origin to Scale (Carter Cast)

7/16/2018
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Carter Cast of Pritzker Group joins Nick to discuss Leadership from Origin to Scale. In this episode, we cover: You’ve been a manager and leader in early stage companies – from startups like Blue Nile (from $0 to $50 million in a couple years) to Walmart.com (from $0 – 5 billion in 7 years). I'm sure each was different but tell us about the experience of scaling such high growth companies?What were some of the key lessons or surprises from those experiences?You went from Operator to VC......

Duration:00:57:31

Investor Stories 91: Why I Passed (Anderson, Fontana, Duovos)

7/12/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Sarah Anderson Ash Fontana Chris Duovos Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:10:34

167. Cram Session, Episodes 113-119 (Nick Moran)

7/5/2018
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Welcome back to TFR for another Cram Session. In these special releases, we have aggregated the takeaways and tips from previous episodes. In this installment, we will be recapping the following episodes: 113. The Next Great Startup Ecosystem is… Part 1 (Chris Olsen) 114. The Next Great Startup Ecosystem is… Part 2 (Chris Olsen) 116. Index Investing, Mastering Dealflow & Seeing Everything at Series A, Part 1 (Galen Mason & Brian Axelrad) 117. Index Investing, Mastering Dealflow & Seeing...

Duration:00:31:00

Investor Stories 90: Post Mortems (Wallace, Shah, Medved)

7/5/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Brendan Wallace Semil Shah Joe Medved Each investor discusses a portfolio company that did not survive and why it was that they failed. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:10:00

166. Techstars: What Worked, What Didn't, What's Next (David Cohen)

6/26/2018
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David Cohen of Techstars joins Nick to discuss Techstars: What Worked, What Didn't, What's Next. In this episode, we cover: To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:44:08

Investor Stories 89: The Strange & Unusual (Farmer, Kaden, Narasin)

6/20/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Each investor describes the most unusual situation or pitch that they've encountered as an investor. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:10:16

165. AV, Mobility, and the Disruption of Big Auto (Evangelos Simoudis)

6/15/2018
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Evangelos Simoudis of Synapse Partners joins Nick to discuss AV, Mobility, and the Disruption of Big Auto. In this episode, we cover: Backstory / Path to becoming an investor What is the investment focus/philosophy of your firm? What are the key drivers of automotive disruption? Can you talk about the role of big data and machine intelligence in AV? Can you give us an overview of the framework you use for investing in mobility and talk about the new investment areas in the...

Duration:00:45:46

Investor Stories 88: Lessons Learned (Hardiman, Benaich, Martino)

6/12/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Each investor illustrates a critical lesson learned about startup investing and how it's changed their approach. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:11:32

164. The Cat and Mouse Game of Cyber Security -- Israel, CISOs, and GDPR (Yoav Leitersdorf)

6/8/2018
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Yoav Leitersdorf of YL Ventures joins Nick to discuss The Cat and Mouse Game of Cyber Security -- Israel, CISOs, and GDPR. In this episode, we cover: To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:47:51

Investor Stories 87: What's Next (Nof, Olsen, Galbut)

6/5/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: Each investor discusses sectors, drivers and/or trends that may have significant impact in the future and are potentially positioned for outsized-returns. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:08:37

The 'Softbank Effect', Financial Discipline and the Interworkings of a Top Seed Investment Firm

5/31/2018
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Joe Medved of Lerer Hippeau joins Nick to discuss The 'Softbank Effect', Financial Discipline and the Interworkings of a Top Seed Investment Firm. In this episode, we cover: The focus at Lerer Hippeau The adoption and integration of the Binary Capital Portfolio Why they dropped ventures from the name Joe's take on the "Softbank Effect" and the challenges and opportunities created by it. how founders should think about raise amount and valuations The effect of late-stage capital on early...

Duration:00:55:23

Investor Stories 86: My Investing Strategy (Roberts, Collett, Scevak)

5/29/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following Investors are featured: -Bryce Roberts -Mike Collett -Niki Scevak Each investor describes their investment thesis and how they evaluate startups for investment. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:08:21

Investor Stories 85: Why I Passed (Pascucci, Einstein, Kurzweil, Verrill)

5/12/2018
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On this special segment of The Full Ratchet, the following investors are featured: Vic Pascucci Ben Einstein Ethan Kurzweil David Verrill Each investor highlights a situation where they decided not to invest, why they passed, and how it played out. To listen more, please visit http://fullratchet.net/podcast-episodes/ for all of our other episodes. Also, follow us on twitter TheFullRatchet for updates and more information.

Duration:00:10:21