DiscoverupsideCC044: Doug Clinton of Loup Ventures // exploring frontier technologies (from CES 2020)
CC044: Doug Clinton of Loup Ventures // exploring frontier technologies (from CES 2020)

CC044: Doug Clinton of Loup Ventures // exploring frontier technologies (from CES 2020)

Update: 2020-02-24
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Interview starts: 6:38
Debrief starts: 32:46

Doug Clinton is the managing partner of Loup Ventures. A Midwest-based venture firm, Loup Ventures was founded in 2017, and to date, they have made exciting investments focusing on frontier tech. Their latest concentrations include neuro-tech and BCI, as well as anti-aging companies. In today's interview, Doug maps out the scene of frontier tech and gives us his thoughts on the consequences such technologies may have in the future.

We discuss:

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  • About Loup (6:47 , 11:00 )

  • "Deciding" the next big technology (7:52 )

  • Technology false starts (10:13 )

  • Least exciting new technologies (11:45 )

  • Most exciting new technologies (14:38 )

  • Neuro-tech and its human implications (15:27 )

  • Past investments (20:53 )

  • Investing in technologies that answer existential problems (23:56 )

  • Researching new technologies (28:57 )

  • Health and anti-aging tech (30:28 )

Learn more about Loup Ventures: https://loupventures.com/
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CC044: Doug Clinton of Loup Ventures // exploring frontier technologies (from CES 2020)

CC044: Doug Clinton of Loup Ventures // exploring frontier technologies (from CES 2020)

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