Interview: Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital on Diversity, Hustle and Playing to Win
We talked with Arlan Hamilton, theFounder & Managing Partner of Backstage Capital. Backstage Capital has invested more than $2M in 50+ companies led by underrepresented founders.
Arlan is a venture capital fund manager, but she got her start publishing the internationally distributed indie magazine INTERLUDE, and toured extensively as a live music production professional, she enters the venture investing world from an unconventional path. Arlan is dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are of color, women, and/or LGBT.
We discuss diversity in tech, her story to becoming an unlikely VC and her advice for founders on how to stay focused and prioritize.
Interview: Teresa Torres of Product Talk on Continuous Discovery
Disruption vs Innovation
Why do you love the products you love?
Storytelling for Product People
A Job To Be Done: Building Products People Want
The Untold Story of Books.com [Part 2]
The Untold Story of Books.com [Part 1]
Interview: Vidya Dinamani on Conducting Effective Customer Interviews
Interview: Seth Godin on Achieving Greatness
Interview: Andy Rachleff of Wealthfront on finding product market fit
Rebroadcast: We F*cked Up: Stories about Product Mistakes
Chapter 10: Finale
Chapter 9: The Launch
Chapter 8: Pre-Launch
Chapter 7: Relationships
Chapter 6: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
Interview: Latif Nanji of Roadmunk
Chapter 5: First Steps
Sprint Week: Day 4 "User Testing"
Sprint Week Bonus: Day 4 Retrospective with Michael Smart
Sprint Week Bonus: Day 3 Retrospective with Michael Smart
Sprint Week: Day 3 "Prototyping"
Sprint Week Bonus: Day 2 Retrospective with Michael Smart
Sprint Week: Day 2 "Storyboarding"
Sprint Week Bonus: Day 1 Retrospective with Michael Smart
Sprint Week: Day 1 "Gathering Ideas"
Sprint Week: Getting Ready to Sprint
Next week is Sprint Week!
Chapter 4: Krish goes to Paris
Chapter 3: 5am in Cranbrook, BC
Chapter 2: 380 people take over a small town in Panama
Chapter 1: An engineer, a CEO and a VP of Growth walk into a bar...
Interview: Teresa Torres of Product Talk
Interview: Eric Boduch of Pendo
Season 5 Trailer
Bonus: "The Full Moesta" Pt 3
Bonus: "The Full Moesta" Pt 2
Bonus: "The Full Moesta"
Two Steps Forward, One Look Back: Season 4 Finale
Building a killer product team: pipeline tips from high-performing managers
Interview: Laird Hamilton on Big Risks and Big Rewards