DiscoverupsideCC051: Grady Buchanan of OmniValley // connecting startup investors between the coasts
CC051: Grady Buchanan of OmniValley // connecting startup investors between the coasts

CC051: Grady Buchanan of OmniValley // connecting startup investors between the coasts

Update: 2020-05-13
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Interview begins: 6:11
Debrief begins: 43:23

Grady Buchanan is the founder and CEO of OmniValley.

OmniValley is an exclusive online investor network focused on helping you create connections anywhere in the world.

They work to showcase and foster under-ventured and emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems by connecting, matching, and introducing all relevant and participatory investor organizations. That includes institutional investors, venture capital firms, accelerators, and ecosystem supporters.

Interview begins: 6:16
Debrief begins: 43:27
We discuss:

  • Ad: Finding experienced employees for your new business with Integrity Power Search (5:08 )

  • Grady's background in finance (6:32 )

  • Role of LPs in allocating capital (14:22 )

  • Considerations for allocating capital (17:04 )

  • Jump from finance analytics to investment (19:44 )

  • Why start Omni Valley (24:28 )

  • Grady's other projet, Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained (26:34 )

  • Omni Valley's future (28:54 )

  • Current Omni Valley members (33:34 )

  • Differences from AngelList (35:28 )

  • Free membership (37:03 )

  • Becoming a member (39:01 )

OmniValley was founded in 2018 and based in Madison, Wisconsin.

Learn more and join OmniValley: https://www.omnivalley.co/
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This episode is sponsored by Integrity Power Search, the #1 full stack high growth startup recruiting firm between the coasts. They partner with venture capitalists, private equity groups and CEOs to build amazing teams for the world’s most disrupting companies.

Learn more about or get in touch with Integrity Power Search: https://upside.fm/integrity
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CC051: Grady Buchanan of OmniValley // connecting startup investors between the coasts

CC051: Grady Buchanan of OmniValley // connecting startup investors between the coasts

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