Katie Jacobs Stanton on moving from angel investing to starting Moxxie, experiences with LP's "ghosting", and why she went the solo GP route
Venture Unlocked: The playbook for venture capital managers.
Non-traditional paths into venture have been a common theme among many emerging managers, and our guest this week, Katie Jacobs Stanton, founder of Moxxie Ventures, is no exception. Katie started her career as a Banker at JP Morgan, but subsequently worked within the Obama White house as special advisor to the office of innovation, and she had operator roles at Twitter, Google, Yahoo, and Color Genomics. She was also named by Forbes as the #56 on the most powerful women in the world. Prior to Moxxie, Katie also co-founded the #Angels investment collective along with other former Twitter executives, and invested in 40 early-stage companies including Airtable, Cameo, Carta, Coinbase, Literati, Modern Fertility, Shape Security and Threads. Katie started her career as a Banker at JP Morgan and she had operator roles at Twitter, Google, Yahoo, and Color. In addition to her startup career, Katie worked in the Obama White House and State Department. She is also on the board of Vivendi.In this episode we discuss the following topics:01:24 Katie’s journey into investing05:38 The decision to start her own fund rather than joining an established firm07:49 Why she went the solo GP route09:51 Adaptation process of not having a team around her11:39 How she optimized her fundraising process14:08 Learning to deal with LPs who ghost and how “no’s” can be helpful15:54 Patterns she noticed in LPs the believed in her18:04 The types of questions LPs ask off sheet contacts during their reference checks19:39 Thinking about future fund sizes when raising your fund I22:15 How Katie works to diversify her deal sourcing25:35 The edge she believes Moxxie has in the marketplace28:28 The need to keep evolving to maintain competitive edge29:49 Breaking down the time commitments needed to run a fund31:21 The advice she would give to a new manager32:32 The big miss of her career34:00 The experience that prepared her the most for being a manager Mentioned In This Episode:Moxxie Ventures#AngelsI’d love to know what you took away from this conversation with Katie. Follow me @SamirKaji and give me your insights and questions with the hashtag #ventureunlocked. If you’d like to be considered as a guest or have someone you’d like to hear from (GP or LP), drop me a direct message on Twitter.Podcast Production support provided by Agent Bee Agency Get on the email list at ventureunlocked.substack.com
Katie Jacobs discusses her career, culture, people measurement and being a HR commentator. Katie covers her career as a journalist, what’s she’s learnt from meeting and interviewing HR Directors from FTSE 100 companies, her opinions on culture, & Employee Engagement.
As we start to look forward to 2020, we chat with Katie Jacobs, Senior Stakeholder Lead at the CIPD and former Editor of HR Magazine to take a look back at where HR is now, where we thought it would be and have some predictions of where it is going. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Katie Jacobs | So Much To CelebrateThe Remix is always better than the original, right? We are nearing our 1 year anniversary of the podcast and thought it would be fun to re-visit our very FIRST episode of Say it Southern with one of our favorite guests, Katie Jacobs. It’s such a great episode and one that you will want to hear again- or in case you missed it- you are in for a treat!!Katie Jacobs, a Nashville native, is a stylist, photographer, artist, graphic designer and a new author. Katie does all this and still finds time to cook home cooked meals for her husband and two small children. Katie reached for the stars about ten years ago and has made her dreams a reality. Her new book, So Much to Celebrate, is just the beginning for this southern woman. You’ve probably seen Katie if you read Southern Living, Martha Stewart Living or Oprah magazine. She also works closely with fellow southern gal Reese Witherspoon and her national brand Draper James. In this episode of Say It Southern, we learn what inspires Katie, her goals for the future and hear her advice for the holidays. Join us as we Say It Southern with Katie Jacobs.
SOUTHERNER: Conversations with interesting people who call the South home, hosted by Christopher Thomas of MADE SOUTH.
This week on Southerner, Chris sits down with Katie Jacobs. Katie is a professional stylist, photographer, graphic designer, and author of the book So Much to Celebrate. They talk about Nashville traffic, being a professional stylist, dinner parties, and so much more. Learn more about Katie at stylingmyeveryday.com. Southerner is presented by: Mountain Valley Spring Water: Delicious spring water straight from the source in the Ouachita Mountains in Arkansas. Beautiful green bottles. Still, sparkling, blackberry pomegranate, white peach or lime. Available in fine grocery stores or online at MountainValleySpring.com. Follow them on Instagram @MountainValleyWater. Duke's Mayo: The best mayonnaise in the world. Visit DukesMayo.com for recipes, store locator, and shop!
What It Took to Build A Successful Clothing Boutique | with Katie Jacobs of Cheeky Peach Boutique
Pretty Powerful with JennySue Makeup
Katie Jacobs is a wife, mom of 2 boys, and owns a well loved clothing boutique in the heart of downtown Athens called Cheeky Peach. She is a graduate from the University of Georgia with a degree in magazine and photo journalism. After an unfortunate experience with a photography business right out of college, she turned to selling jewelry wholesale. This newfound passion for accessories and fashion turned out to be one of the experiences that helped her launch her own boutique and turn it into the successful store it is today. She dives into how she did it while having two small children, the importance of authenticity in business, and what it’s like working with your spouse. In a world of fast fashion and online shopping being so prevalent , Katie has managed to build a loyal client base and a thriving boutique business. Katie's Links: https://shopcheekypeach.com https://www.instagram.com/cheekypeach/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/cheekypeach/?rf=680141272033523 Jennifer Links: https://www.jennysuemakeup.com https://instagram.com/jennysuemakeup https://facebook.com/jennysuemakeup https://twitter.com/jennysuemakeup https://pinterest.com/jennysuemakeup Katie’s products suggestions : High Beam Liquid Highlighter by Benefit http://bit.ly/2utwicr Bare Minerals Matte liquid lip color in “Swag” http://bit.ly/2uqIMSa Ulta Peach Pop Blush Palette http://bit.ly/2USdMGd My Pretty Powerful Product Of The Day : Cover Girl Lash Blast Volume mascara http://bit.ly/2TYaBQJ
Katie Jacobs | So Much To CelebrateKatie Jacobs, a Nashville native, is a stylist, photographer, artist, graphic designer and a new author. Katie does all this and still finds time to cook home cooked meals for her husband and two small children. Katie reached for the stars about ten years ago and has made her dreams a reality. Her new book, So Much to Celebrate, is just the beginning for this southern woman. You’ve probably seen Katie if you read Southern Living, Martha Stewart Living or Oprah magazine. She also works closely with fellow southern gal Reese Witherspoon and her national brand Draper James. In this episode of Say It Southern, we learn what inspires Katie, her goals for the future and hear her advice for the holidays. Join us as we Say It Southern with Katie Jacobs.
20 - Katie Jacobs Stanton, Color CMO: Be the Exception to the Rule
Katie Jacobs Stanton knows how to create her own options.Stanton, a veteran of Twitter, Google, Yahoo, and a presidential administration, now serves as chief marketing officer of genetic testing startup Color Genomics. Her professional journey from East Coast to West, and back and forth again, has given her rare insight into the workplace cultures that shape us today.I sat down with her for the Fortt Knox podcast to talk about the environment for women in tech, and her journey to the executive ranks in Silicon Valley.