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Industry Episode with Zach Weinberg: Market Trends, Avoiding Hiring Bulls***ers, and Who Will Win In AI

Industry Episode with Zach Weinberg: Market Trends, Avoiding Hiring Bulls***ers, and Who Will Win In AI

Update: 2024-03-15
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Zach Weinberg is the Co-Founder and CEO of Curie.Bio, which has raised over $500 million to combine early-stage investing in biotech and drug discovery copiloting. He is also the co-founder of Flatiron Health, which sold to Roche for $1.9B, and Invite Media, which sold to Google when he was 21.

In the episode, Zach dives into the current venture market landscape, private company valuation and funding trends, and the art of reshaping company culture. Zach unveils his unique blueprint for interviewing top-tier candidates and holding them accountable, as well as the case study tactics he uses to make more confident hires.

 

(00:00 ) Intro

(00:44 ) The Art of Hiring: Strategies for Building a Winning Team

(01:22 ) Market Dynamics: A Deep Dive into Valuations and Trends

(06:29 ) The AI Revolution: Impact on Valuations and the Future of Tech

(08:26 ) Cultural Shifts: Navigating the Changing Landscape of Startup Culture

(31:36 ) The Accountability Framework: A Blueprint for Success

(38:50 ) The Importance of Third-Party Hiring Reviews

(40:19 ) Cultivating a Culture of Accountability and Skill Testing

(41:23 ) Insights on Case-Based Interviewing and Its Impact

(43:07 ) Navigating the Complexities of Hiring for Unique Roles

(43:50 ) The Art of Case Design in Interviews

(49:52 ) Leveraging Take-Home Assignments for Deeper Insights

(58:40 ) The Challenges of Remote Work and Building Credibility

(01:00:39 ) Adapting Hiring Practices for Remote and Hybrid Models

(01:03:27 ) The Value of References and Real-World Testing in Hiring

(01:12:59 ) The Foundational Role of People in Business Success

(01:16:11 ) Reflecting on the Journey and Looking Ahead

 

Produced: Rashad Assir & Leah Clapper

Mixed and edited: Justin Hrabovsky

Executive Producer: Josh Machiz

 

Check out Unsupervised Learning, Redpoint's AI Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/ @RedpointAI  

 

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About the Show

Logan Bartlett is a Software Investor at Redpoint Ventures - a Silicon Valley-based VC with $6B AUM and investments in Snowflake, DraftKings, Twilio, and Netflix. In each episode, Logan goes behind the scenes with world-class entrepreneurs and investors. If you're interested in the real inside baseball of tech, entrepreneurship, and start-up investing, tune in every Friday for new episodes.


Executive Producer: Rashad Assir

Producer: Leah Clapper

Mixing and editing: Justin Hrabovsky

 

Check out Unsupervised Learning, Redpoint's AI Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/@UCUl-s_Vp-Kkk_XVyDylNwLA

 

🎙 Listen to the show

 

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-logan-bartlett-show/id1606770839

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5WqBqDb4br3LlyVrdqOYYb?si=3076e6c1b5c94d63&nd=1

Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5zaW1wbGVjYXN0LmNvbS9zb0hJZkhWbg

 

🎥 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCugS0jD5IAdoqzjaNYzns7w?sub_confirmation=1

 

Follow on Socials

 

📸 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/theloganbartlettshow

🐦 Twitter - https://twitter.com/loganbartshow

🎬 Clips on TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@theloganbartlettshow

 

About the Show

 

Logan Bartlett is a Software Investor at Redpoint Ventures - a Silicon Valley-based VC with $6B AUM and investments in Snowflake, DraftKings, Twilio, and Netflix. In each episode, Logan goes behind the scenes with world-class entrepreneurs and investors. If you're interested in the real inside baseball of tech, entrepreneurship, and start-up investing, tune in every Friday for new episodes.

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Industry Episode with Zach Weinberg: Market Trends, Avoiding Hiring Bulls***ers, and Who Will Win In AI

Industry Episode with Zach Weinberg: Market Trends, Avoiding Hiring Bulls***ers, and Who Will Win In AI

Zach Weinberg, Logan Bartlett