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The GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

GoingVC is a global community and career development program for venture capital. To learn more or to checkout our guides, content, models and VC research checkout https://www.goingvc.com/blog

Feedback? We'd love to hear it: podcast@goingvc.com
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👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team. We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Allie Felix (@alliemfelix) of Embarc Collective and special guest host Rachel Masterson (@rachmast). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com! Episode Chapters: Introduction — 0:00 Manifestation and Allie's Origin Story — 1:50 Density of Opportunity: Moving to New York Without A Job — 7:17 Impact of Geography? — 10:54 The Platform Role — 18:55 Expanding Access to Startup Investing — 23:52 Closing Thoughts — 29:48 Links: Decoding the VC Platform Role by Stephanie Manning at Lerer Hippeau Unapologetically Ambitious by Shellye Archambeau VC Platform Community Embarc Collective
👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.  We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with John Gannon cofounder of GoingVC. As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com! Episode Chapters: Introduction — 0:00 John’s Origin Story — 1:30 It All Ends Up Fitting Together — 7:30 Writing For Yourself — 12:04 Founding GoingVC — 19:58 Supporting A Diverse Ecosystem — 24:15 Closing Thoughts — 33:40
Episode 9 - Startups, Surprise Meetings & Blockchain with Brittany Laughlin 👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.  We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Brittany Laughlin (@br_ttany) the Stacks Open Internet Foundation. As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com! Episode Chapters: Introduction — 0:00 Brittany’s Origin Story — 2:10 A Surprise Meeting with Fred Wilson — 11:04 A Fantastic Learning Experience — 14:45 Founding Lattice Ventures — 21:25 There’s Plenty of Smart People Tinkering Around — 27:55 Diversity in the Ecosystem. Great Strides, Still A Work-in-Progress — 37:41 Closing Thoughts — 43:08
Once an Operator, Always an Operator with Elle Bruno 👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team. We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Elle Bruno of Techstars. As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com! Episode Chapters: Introduction — 0:00 It wasn’t quick, it wasn’t easy — 4:20 The Operator’s Superpowers — 8:05 Only 2.8% — 11:27 There’s more than one way to be an investor — 17:55 FinTech around the World — 20:55 Start — 32:58 Closing thoughts—34:08 Link to the application for the WU/Techstars program Elle runs: https://www.techstars.com/accelerators/western-union
Strawberry Robots & 3D Printers, the Future of Food with Jonathan Hua Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.  We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Jonathan Hua of Scrum Ventures. As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com! Episode Chapters: Introduction — 0:00 2020—Zero Commutes, New Viewpoints — 1:26 Jonathan’s Origin Story — 8:28 To MBA, or not MBA, that is the question — 14:28 Don’t knock the history majors — 17:58 Hunger and waste in a world of plenty — 21:43 AgTech’s rise and rise—to infinity and beyond? — 26:38 Future Food—cultured proteins, vertical farms, and 3D printers, oh my! — 29:14 Closing thoughts—39:35
❗Note: We’re still new at this and had some technical difficulties with the audio In the last few minutes. We think the content is great though and hope you enjoy! Around the World with Ashish Aggarwal 👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team. We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Ashish Aggarwal. Ashish’s a principal at Grishin Robotics and former Director of M&A at Opera Software. If you’re looking at starting a career in venture we think you’re really going to enjoy this one! We talked about Ashish’s story and his advice for those new to the industry, the skills and habits that have served him well in the industry, as well as the areas that get him excited in 2020. If you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com
The Long Way Round with Meagan Loyst 👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.  We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Meagan Loyst (@meaganloyst).  If you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com! Episode Chapters Introduction Meagan’s Origin Story (1:20) Advice for Students—Just Get Started (10:35) The Life-Changing Magic of a Cold Email (16:49) Don't Stop Believin' (and Learning) (19:39) Finding Your Perfect Fit (27:17) Superpowers (31:52) Building an Inclusive Ecosystem (36:05) Closing Thoughts (and Favorite TV Show) (40:02)
Building a Transparent Ecosystem with Joe Milam 👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.  We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Joe Milam. If you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com Episode Chapters Joe’s Origin Story – 02:17 The Startup Information Gap – 07:47 AngelSpan – 09:24 Building a Transparent Portfolio – 17:24 Bell Mason Framework, a Rundown – 29:36 Impact Investing: in the Eye of the Beholder – 34:40 Joe’s Action Items – 36:56
Lessons from 250K Miles A Year With Paul Singh 👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.  We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Paul Singh (@paulsingh).  If you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com Episode Chapters Introduction Paul’s Origin Story – 01:54 Being Everywhere Else | Trekking Across North America – 10:35 Angels, Syndicates and Microfunds – 15:50 Learning to Make ‘The Bet’ – 22:20 Paul’s Advice for Angels – 24:55 Results Junkies – 33:30 Geography, Geography, Geography – 36:29 Wrap-up & Closing Thoughts – 41:03
Exploring Mission-Driven Ventures with Nettra Pan 👋Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.  We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Nettra Pan (@nettra).  If you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com Chapters: Introduction Nettra’s Background & Research - 01:57 Traditional vs. Social Ventures  - 05:44 Fundraising For & Investing in Social Ventures - 10:30 Social Venture Performance - 19:41 Wrap-up & Closing Thoughts - 22:52
👋 Hey! Thanks for downloading the first episode of the Going VC podcast. We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Sree Kolli. New episodes premiere every second Monday at 6 AM Eastern. If you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com Episode Segments: Introduction Sree’s Career Story - 02:12 Banking vs. Venture Capital - 07:03 Breaking into Venture Capital - 14:41 Founding Conduit - 25:39 Closing Thoughts - 33:32
The GoingVC Podcast: Uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin and JJ MacLean (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team. GoingVC is a global community and career development program for venture capital. To learn more or to check out our guides, content, models, and VC research checkout www.goingvc.com/blog Feedback? We'd love to hear it: podcast@goingvc.com
Hey! Thanks for downloading the first episode of Quarter Zip, the Going VC podcast. 👋 We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Sree Kolli (@sreenidhikolli). In today’s episode we learned about Sree’s background, the importance of operational experience, breaking into venture, why she thinks building great relationships is her superpower as well as what its been like starting Conduit. New episodes of Quarter Zip will premiere every second Monday at 6am Eastern. If you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas or just want to say hey don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com Chapter Markers: Introduction: 0:00 Sree’s Career Background: 02:18 Banking vs. Venture Capital 07:11 Breaking into Venture 14:49 Founding Conduit 25:47 Closing Thoughts 33:48
Unzipping new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness every second Monday with Austin Guy and JJ MacLean from the GoingVC team. GoingVC is a global community and career development program for venture capital. To learn more or to checkout our guides, content, models and VC research checkout www.goingvc.com/blog Feedback? We'd love to hear it: podcast@goingvc.com
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