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Will Bumpus — Concrete Rose

Will Bumpus — Concrete Rose

Will Bumpus from Concrete Rose joins us today.  Concrete Rose has grown quickly and is now leading rounds with $1-2M checks to support a virtuous cycle of wealth and opportunity for...

Megan Holston-Alexander — A16Z

Megan Holston-Alexander — A16Z

Megan Holston-Alexander leads A16Z's Cultural Leadership Fund (CLF).  CLF connects the world’s greatest cultural leaders with the best new technology companies. Megan tells us about getting...

Raj Ganguly — B Capital

Raj Ganguly — B Capital

B Capital has rapidly grown to over $6B AUM and has just announced its first early-stage fund, the $250M Ascent Fund run by a superstar team that includes Eduardo Saverin, Gabe Greenbaum, Karen...

Faraz Fatemi — Lightspeed

Faraz Fatemi — Lightspeed

What does it mean to be more authentic online and will it lead to a nicer Internet?    How will future social networks make it easier to establish an online identity, find community and...

Shomik Dutta — Overture VC

Shomik Dutta — Overture VC

Climate is eating the world.   Shomik Dutta says that climate, and specifically the need to decarbonize every major industry will "eat the world" in the same way that Marc Andreessen famously said...

Kyle Lui — Bling Capital

Kyle Lui — Bling Capital

Another great example of top Silicon Valley talent moving to LA!   Kyle Lui was a partner at multi-billion dollar DCM until he left to join Ben Ling at Bling Capital.  He shares thoughts...

Paige Craig — Outlander VC

Paige Craig — Outlander VC

Paige Craig shares his amazing story of sneaking into Iraq dressed as a CNN reporter, how he built a private military from scratch inside Baghdad and then how he parlayed that exit into an...

Laurent Grill — JLL Spark

Laurent Grill — JLL Spark

Corporate venture capital is becoming a first choice option for founders seeking the value-add that corporates can bring in an industry.   This is the thesis of Laurent Grill as he seeks to...