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Fifty Years’ Seth Bannon: “Passing the Mr. Burns test”

Fifty Years’ Seth Bannon: “Passing the Mr. Burns test”

Update: 2020-01-241
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The Sunday Times tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on Seth Bannon, founder of venture capital firm Fifty Years, to talk about targeting the truly big problems (1:00 ), why it took 18 months to raise $5m (2:40 ), targeting lab-grown meat (6:30 ), getting the met lobby on their side (8:30 ), backing birth control (12:00 ), taking left-field approaches to climate (13:50 ), taking advantage of the Silicon Valley cultural crisis (17:15 ), the need for big winners (21:00 ), the slow death of the Fridman doctrine (26:00 ), how he started out as a young idealist (28:30 ), (33:30 ), when he faked it but didn’t make it (38:20 ), confessing his sins (41:05 ), and his worst day of work (42:15 ). 

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Fifty Years’ Seth Bannon: “Passing the Mr. Burns test”

Fifty Years’ Seth Bannon: “Passing the Mr. Burns test”