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Amanda Groves — PLUS Capital

Amanda Groves — PLUS Capital

Amanda Groves shares how startups can best navigate working with elite athletes and celebrities.   How should a startup structure an equity arrangement?  Has cancel culture gone too...

Kathryne Cooper — Jumpstart Nova

Kathryne Cooper — Jumpstart Nova

Kathryne Cooper tells us about Jumpstart Nova, a new $55M fund investing in incredible black healthcare founders at the seed and series A stage. Jumpstart has LPs such as Meharry Medical, Eli...

Michael Carney — Evoke Advisors

Michael Carney — Evoke Advisors

The best day to sell your company is the worst day to re-invest that money.  The best day to plan for that sale is not a month before it happens. Evoke's Michael Carney shares wealth...

Matilda Sung– Ludis Capital

Matilda Sung– Ludis Capital

Ludis Capital founder Matilda Sung is investing $500k - 1M at the intersection of sports media and technology.     She explains how the NFL compares its social media efforts to those of other...

Brett Brewer — Crosscut

Brett Brewer — Crosscut

This episode is so good.  If you care about how culture is born in a city or what makes LA tech special, then get some inspiration as Crosscut's Brett Brewer talks about the early days of...

Amanda Schutzbank — Willow Growth Partners

Amanda Schutzbank — Willow Growth Partners

Venture investment in consumer brands goes in and out of vogue.  Amanda Schutzbank explains how Willow Growth takes a unique approach to consumer investing that combines the best of venture and...

Ed Wilson — Impulsum Ventures

Ed Wilson — Impulsum Ventures

One of everyone's favorites, Ed Wilson, joins to talk to about Impulsum Ventures, how they've built a venture firm alongside a 30-person dev shop and his sunny approach to life. Today I am with...