In episode 23 of Venture Confidential, Heavybit’s Jesse Robbins interviews Jonathan Heiliger of Vertex Ventures on counseling founders and making big infrastructure bets.
In episode 22 of Venture Confidential, Dan Scholnick, General Partner at Trinity Ventures, discusses how his past experience as a two time entrepreneur helps him determine which promising companies and charismatic entrepreneurs to invest in as well as what sets Trinity Ventures apart from other funds.
In episode 21 of Venture Confidential, Lan Xuezhao, Founding Partner at Basis Set Ventures, describes how she went from a career in Corp Dev at Dropbox to later founding a venture firm that invests in companies that improve people’s work efficiency.
In episode 20 of Venture Confidential, Leo Polovets, General Partner at Susa Ventures, describes how he went from a career in software engineering to later entering the world of venture and working with founders.
In episode 19 of Venture Confidential, Charles Hudson stops by the studio to talk about his journey from founding a mobile games company to becoming a partner with Uncork and most recently Precursor Ventures.
In episode 18 of Venture Confidential, Aligned Partners’ Jodi Sherman Jahic stops by the Heavybit studio to discuss what kind of companies and portfolios she invests in and what capital efficiency should mean for startups.
In episode 17 of Venture Confidential, Manu Kumar stops by the Heavybit studio to talk about how he started a micro VC called K9 Ventures and why he chooses to invest in and help grow early stage companies.
In episode 16 of Venture Confidential, we’re joined by Jerry Chen of Greylock Partners to discuss what it takes as an investor and board member to help make a good company great.
In episode 15 of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Zetta Venture Partner’s Jocelyn Goldfein to discuss her past involvement at VMware and Facebook as well as her latest role as investor.
In the latest Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Boldstart’s Ed Sim to discuss community-building between founders and investors, and more.
In this installment of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Ryan Floyd of Storm Ventures to discuss the evolution of Storm, and investing in general.
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Bubba Murarka, angel investor and former Principal at DFJ. He explains how he learned to examine problems through a business lens and shares insights into how he cultivated successful mentoring relationships to continue to learn and advance his career.
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Jana Lee, Principal at BlueRun Ventures. Jana recalls her non-traditional path to a venture career and reveals how she created a feedback loop using deal flow to evaluate her performance.
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Shruti Gandhi, Founder of Array Ventures. Shruti explains how she stumbled into a full time career in venture and walks us down the career path that led to the inception of Array.
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Anarghya Vardhana, Senior Associate at Maveron. Anarghya recounts her journey into venture capital, including the challenge of moving from product to venture.
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Max Claussen, founder of System.One. Max recalls how he got into the venture scene and talks about his experience operating a pre-seed fund in Europe.
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Tammy Camp from NFX Guild. Tammy describes her venture career journey from affiliate marketer, to Partner at 500 Startups to Advisor at NFX Guild.
In this episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Stephanie Palmeri, Partner with SoftTech VC. She shares learnings from her experience breaking into venture, as well as useful insight into how micro VC firms operate.
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Hampus Jakobsson. Hampus discusses how he got into investing, and reveals the factors he considers when deciding where to invest.
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Heavybit Managing Director, Tom Drummond. Tom recounts his first foray into Venture Capital in San Francisco.
Tom, Scott, and Lenny discuss Redpoint’s investment philosophy, the changing expectations founders and investors have for each other, and finally they examine the current funding environment and Redpoint’s outlook for 2016.
Tom and Vas talk about how much money founders should raise and when, how to transition from individual developers to enterprise customers, and how open source business models are evolving.