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Each week, StrictlyVC Editor-in Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, review the top stories in StrictlyVC and interview a mover and shaker in the world of tech.

Each week, StrictlyVC Editor-in Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, review the top stories in StrictlyVC and interview a mover and shaker in the world of tech.

Location:

United States

Description:

Each week, StrictlyVC Editor-in Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, review the top stories in StrictlyVC and interview a mover and shaker in the world of tech.

Twitter:

@strictlyvc

Language:

English


Episodes

Bison Trails Co-Founder Joe Lallouz on Coinbase and Big Changes in the Blockchain Market

5/1/2021
Connie & Alex talk tech news and then chat with Joe Lallouz, co-founder of Bison Trails, a blockchain infrastructure that was snapped up by Coinbase before its mega-public offering earlier this month. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance) 4....

Duration:00:29:56

Form Capital's Bobby Goodlatte on Clubhouse, Coinbase, and Why Nano Funds Rule

4/24/2021
Connie & Alex run through the week's top tech stories and then interview Bobby Goodlatte of Form Capital, who made a killing on Coinbase and is now looking to leverage his fund's design acumen and fund size to outmaneuver larger, more traditional firms. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:41:54

Coinbase Director Katie Haun and Early Coinbase Backer Garry Tan on What's Next for the Company

4/17/2021
This week, we talk to Coinbase Director and Andreessen Horowitz partner Katie Haun and Initialized Capital's Garry Tan, who wrote Coinbase its first check, about where this week's hottest listing is headed. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance) 4....

Duration:00:46:12

Jake Paul and Geoffrey Woo Aim to Be the Cool Kids on the Cap Table

4/2/2021
Connie & Alex talk tech news and then speak with social media influencer Jake Paul and entrepreneur Geoffrey Woo about their new Anti Fund, an investment vehicle built on the premise that eyeballs and social media know-how are now more valuable than capital for many nascent startups. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance"...

Duration:00:34:13

Canadian VC John Ruffolo Escaped Death and Now He’s Seizing the Moment

3/27/2021
Connie & Alex pick their favorites from the week's top tech news stories and then talk to famed Canadian VC John Ruffolo about starting his new fund (Maverix Private Equity) after surviving a horrible car accident. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:43:04

Blackstone Growth's Big Bumble Bet

3/20/2021
Connie & Alex run through some of the top tech news stories of the week and then talk to Jon Korngold, Global Head of Blackstone Growth (BXG), about how BXG hit it out of the park with Bumble's IPO as well as Korngold's overall take on today's growth equity scene. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:28:49

Famed Prof and Serial Entrepreneur Scott Galloway Is Blowing Up B-School As You Know It

3/12/2021
Connie & Alex span the globe to bring you the latest in tech news and then talk to Scott Galloway, a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, and Professor of Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business about his new company, Section4, which is dedicated to making elite business education and programming more accessible to all. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:32:56

Deep Science VC Lindy Fishburne on Turning Molecules into Money

3/6/2021
Connie & Alex talk tech news and then chat with Lindy Fishburne of Breakout Ventures about early-stage investing at the intersection of biology and technology. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance) 4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:34:00

VC David Pakman on the Sudden Rise of Cyrptocollectibles

2/27/2021
Connie & Alex go over a couple of this week's top tech stories and then talk to David Pakman of Venrock about Dapper Labs, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the future of Bitcoin. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance) 4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:35:39

Ed Sim of Boldstart Ventures on the Next Wave of Developer First Startups

2/20/2021
Connie & Alex parse through this week's top technology stories and then speak to Ed Sim, founder and managing partner of Boldstart Ventures, about Boldstart's "developer first" focus and strong interest in betting on technical entrepreneurs before a product has even been created. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by...

Duration:00:32:44

NEA’s Tony Florence on Building Breakthrough Brands

2/13/2021
Connie & Alex talk tech news, and then Connie interviews Tony Florence, head of the technology practice at NEA, an investing juggernaut with over $24 billion under management. With a long track record of backing e-commerce hits such as Jet, Gilt, Goop, Casper, Letgo, and Moda Operandi, he spills the beans on how customer acquisition has changed, how companies keep customers interested over time when they face so much competition, and what he thinks of a new spate of companies that are...

Duration:00:37:16

Fintech Founder and VC Alexa von Tobel on GameStop, Robinhood, and the Future of Crypto

2/6/2021
Connie & Alex go over the week's top tech stories and then chat with Alexa von Tobel of Inspired Capital about Robinhood, the sorry state of financial literacy, and opportunities she sees in fintech investing. 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance) 4. "ice...

Duration:00:30:07

Science Inc. on Building the Next Big Consumer Brand

1/30/2021
Connie & Alex go over the week's top tech stories and then talk to Mike Jones and Peter Pham of Science Inc., a startup studio and early stage venture firm that just launched a SPAC to invest in "businesses operating in the direct-to-consumer brands, direct-to-consumer services and mobile and social entertainment sectors.” We talk about their SPAC as well as Liquid Death, a new water brand that Pham claims to be the fastest-growing non-alcoholic beverage of all time. 1. "Inspired" by Kevin...

Duration:00:39:31

Reilly Brennan of TrucksVC on Rivian, Hydrogen, and the Future of Transportation

1/23/2021
Connie & Alex talk tech news and then chat with Reilly Brennan of TrucksVC about all things EV. 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance) 4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea) 5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin...

Duration:00:34:24

Steve Jurvetson and Maryanna Saenko on Space, SPACs, and the Great Tech Exodus

1/16/2021
Connie & Alex go over key this week's tech stories and then chat with Steve Jurvetson and Maryanna Saenko of Future Ventures about their new fund as well as why space investing is too crowded these days, why SPACs are not as attractive as some might think, and why they are not among the many VCs who are moving to Austin. 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:54:24

Former Sequoia VCs' Move to the Midwest Starts to Pay Off

1/9/2021
Connie & Alex review the week's top tech news stories and then catch up with Mark Kvamme and Chris Olsen of Drive Capital, a venture firm based in Columbus, OH, that is targeting investments in the Midwest. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance) 4....

Duration:00:42:27

A Low-Key Investor with Some High Profile Bets

12/19/2020
Connie & Alex go over this week's tech news and then talk to Justin Fishner-Wolfson, founder and managing partner of 137 Ventures, which buys secondary stakes and makes direct investments in companies like Airbnb, Palantir, and Wish. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:41:35

Lux Capital's Deena Shakir: Frontier Tech Is Going Mainstream

12/12/2020
Connie & Alex skip through the week's top tech news and then interview Deena Shakir of Lux Capital about her amazing background and why she thinks frontier tech is going mainstream. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance) 4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin...

Duration:00:36:39

Positive Thinking with Ev Williams and James Joaquin

12/5/2020
Connie & Alex review the week's top tech stories and then talk to Ev Williams and James Joaquin of Obvious Ventures about their focus on "world positive" investments. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance) 4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:41:35

Zoom Investor Jason Green on What's Next

11/20/2020
Connie & Alex review this week in tech news and then sit down (virtually, of course) with Jason Green , founder and general partner of Emergence Capital, which has backed Salesforce, Veeva, Box, Yammer, and Zoom, among others. Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired) 2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher) 3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:00:39:40