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Veni. Vidi. VC. - An exclusive show, covering the most interesting personalities of the world of Venture Capital. During these candid conversations, we discuss a luminary's journey and inspirations to get where they are now.

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Veni. Vidi. VC. - An exclusive show, covering the most interesting personalities of the world of Venture Capital. During these candid conversations, we discuss a luminary's journey and inspirations to get where they are now.

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Veni. Vidi. VC. - An exclusive show, covering the most interesting personalities of the world of Venture Capital. During these candid conversations, we discuss a luminary's journey and inspirations to get where they are now.

Rank #1: Veni Vidi VC Ep04: Joe Floyd from Emergence Capital

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Welcome to the fourth episode of Veni Vidi VC, and we are back in moderate California !

This is an exclusive show where we cover candid conversations with the most interesting personalities of the Venture Capital world. 

SHOWNOTES

This week, we host Joe Floyd, currently Principal at Emergence Capital Partners, the folks who invest in Enterprise Cloud companies.

Joe shares his journey from starting as an Engineer at University of California Berkeley (Cal), a tech M&A job, to hustling as a deal flow expert, and coming back from B school to become Senior Associate at Emergence, and eventually a reliable partner for founders as an investor himself.

If you are interested in connecting with Mr. Floyd, please keep your message short and email Joe directly for feedback on your startup or advice on making a career in venture, mentioning "Veni. Vidi. VC." in the subject line.

Socially, Joe's extremely active on twitter so go ahead and follow him at https://twitter.com/thejoefloyd. Do check out Joe's blog at http://www.josephfloyd.com/ where he writes sporadically about his work.

Getting in touch:

In order to know more about the show, sponsoring, or becoming a guest, email us at venividiventures@gmail.com

Hosted by:

Nipun Gupta and Neal Bloom

Sep 14 2016
23 mins
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Rank #2: Veni Vidi VC Ep05: Josh Porter from a family office

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Welcome to the fifth episode of Veni Vidi VC !

This is an exclusive show where we cover candid conversations with the most interesting personalities of the Venture Capital world. 

SHOWNOTES

This week, we host Josh Porter, currently Venture Investor at a family office.

In an amazingly candid interview, Josh shares his journey from starting as a Trader on the Wall Street, working at a Hedge Fund, going to Columbia University's Business School, doing investments for Goldman Sachs, falling in love with Los Angeles, to eventually finding his calling as a Venture Capitalist at a family office.

FUN FACT: Josh may or may not have co-invested in startups with some of the biggest Hollywood stars.

If you are interested in connecting with Josh, please keep your message short and email Josh directly for feedback on your startup or advice on making a career in venture, mentioning "Veni. Vidi. VC." in the subject line.

Getting in touch:

In order to know more about the show, sponsoring, or nominating a guest, email us at venividiventures@gmail.com

Hosted by:

Nipun Gupta and Neal Bloom

Sep 26 2016
31 mins
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Rank #3: Veni Vidi VC Ep03: Utsav Somani from AngelList

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Welcome to the third episode of Veni Vidi VC, recorded in Delhi, India (instead of our usual California studio) !  We bring you an exclusive show where we cover candid conversations with the most interesting personalities of the Venture Capital world. 

This episode is of immense value to you as a listener if you are interested in Indian startup ecosystem, the arrival of AngelList in India, and raising a fund as an entrepreneur in venture or angel investment from India.

SHOWNOTES

This week, we host Utsav Somani, currently Head of India Operations at AngelList.

Utsav shares his journey from getting a Masters in Entrepreneurship in Spain, investing his family money, to getting operational experience at LetsVenture. Feel free to get in touch with him on his AngelList profile https://angel.co/utsav-somani.

If you are an entrepreneur in India, please create a profile on https://angel.co and email Utsav directly for feedback on your idea or advice, mentioning "Veni. Vidi. VC." in the subject line.

Check out his personal website and link to his social media profiles at http://www.utsavsomani.com/home.

Getting in touch:

In order to know more about the show, sponsoring, or becoming a guest, email us at venividiventures@gmail.com

Hosted by:

Nipun Gupta

Neal Bloom

Sep 01 2016
32 mins
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Rank #4: Veni Vidi VC Ep10: Kevin Lee from Funders Club

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Welcome to the tenth episode of Veni Vidi VC !

This is an exclusive show where we cover the journey of the most interesting personalities of the Venture Capital world. 

SHOWNOTES

This week, we host Kevin Lee, currently Venture Associate at Funders Club, an early-stage Venture Capital firm powered by software which has crowdsourced Lead Partners (LPs). Kevin is a mentor at Techstars, StartEd, Alchemist Accelerator, and Free Ventures. Funders Club is providing a way to democratize the startup investment process from LPs all around the world who want access to deals in Silicon Valley. 

In their office in beautiful Dogpatch in San Francisco, Kevin shares the story of doing soul searching after spending years in Product Management. Starting from learning product strategies through a large Product Manager (PM) community at Product Manager HQ, Kevin went through PM roles at Kabam, AltSchool, eventually leading him to the world of Venture Capital to FundersClub.  

FUN FACT: Kevin runs world's largest Product Slack Community with 2700+ PMs from 500+ companies around the world.

Kevin likes spending his time learning from the following resources to learn more about VCs: 

  1. Deep tech conferences
  2. Industry experts
  3. Professors and other academicians from colleges
  4. Both Sides of the Table by Mark Suster
  5. AVC by Fred Wilson

If you are interested in connecting with Kevin, please use Twitter or reach out to him over email (WARM INTROS PREFERRED) at kevin@fundersclub.com for feedback on your startup or advice on making a career in venture, mentioning "@venividiventure" in the tweet / subject.

Getting in touch:

In order to know more about the show, sponsoring, or nominating a guest, email us at venividiventures@gmail.com

Hosted by:

Nipun Gupta

Mar 08 2017
41 mins
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Rank #5: Veni Vidi VC Ep09: Nima Elyassi-Rad from Indie.vc

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Welcome to the ninth episode of Veni Vidi VC !

This is an exclusive show where we cover the journey of the most interesting personalities of the Venture Capital world. 

SHOWNOTES

This week, we host Nima Elyassi-Rad, currently Investor at Indie.vc, a program set-up by O'Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures (OATV). Indie.VC is built for finding, organizing and working with founders who want to build large, scalable businesses on their own terms. They have even shared their term sheets here at http://bryce.vc/post/120533439475/indievc-termsheets-on-github for the savvy startups who want to understand their non-traditional investing methods. 

In a candid and delightful conversation, Nima shares the story of building a scalable startup with unit economics. Nima's journey began from dabbling in finance in his early days of career, to going to business school and becoming a sales fanatic, launching Groupon's largest sales campaign, leading business development at Shippo, and eventually led him way to the world of Venture Capital through Canvas Ventures to OATV (parent of Indie.vc program).

FUN FACT: Nima loves drinking milk tea in traditional Persian style.

Nima likes spending his time learning from the following resources: 

  1. Bryce.VC by OATV co-founder Bryce Robert
  2. Ben Narasin - GP at Canvas Ventures
  3. Bijan Sabet's Medium - VC at Spark Capital
  4. Both Sides of the Table by Mark Suster
  5. AVC by Fred Wilson

If you are interested in connecting with Nima, please use Twitter or reach out to him over email at nima@oatv.com for feedback on your startup or advice on making a career in venture, mentioning "@venividiventure" in the tweet / subject.

Getting in touch:

In order to know more about the show, sponsoring, or nominating a guest, email us at venividiventures@gmail.com

Hosted by:

Nipun Gupta

Dec 09 2016
37 mins
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