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Chirag Chotalia — Threshold Ventures

Chirag Chotalia — Threshold Ventures

Chirag tells us about his journey from Pritzker Group to DFJ and the evolution from DFJ to Threshold.  He's one of only a few LA-based Series A investors. Great to hear his perspective on...

Julie Wroblewski — Magnify Ventures

Julie Wroblewski — Magnify Ventures

Julie's new fund, Magnify, is writing $1.5M - $2.5M checks into companies that will transform life, work and care for modern families.   Julie talks about very relatable themes...

Alejandro Guerrero — Act One Ventures

Alejandro Guerrero — Act One Ventures

Alejandro is a partner at Act One Ventures.  We discuss:     * Entering venture capital without a "traditional" background   * Why VCs need to start measuring success differently...

Drew Taylor — Digitalis Ventures

Drew Taylor — Digitalis Ventures

Drew Taylor is a partner at Digitalis Ventures.  Digitalis has a $100M human health fund, a $100M pet health fund and $30M for venture creation. We also discuss being part of a family business...

Justin Fishner-Wolfson — 137 Ventures

Justin Fishner-Wolfson — 137 Ventures

Justin Fishner-Wolfson is the cofounder and managing partner at 137 Ventures. 137 has more than $1.5B assets under management and is known for investing in growth-stage companies by providing custom...

Carey Ransom — Operate

Carey Ransom — Operate

Carey Ransom runs the Operate Studio and is one of the best known startup investors in Orange County. Carey challenges us all--from LPs to GPs--to think harder about how we are measuring success and...

Daniel Leff — Waverley Capital

Daniel Leff — Waverley Capital

From sitting on the Roku board from 2011 - 2018, Daniel Leff saw disruption in the media industry first hand. He says that, unlike in tech, disruption in media comes from working with the incumbents...

Raina Kumra — The Fund LA

Raina Kumra — The Fund LA

Raina is a partner at The Fund LA along with Anna Barber, Josh Jones, and Austin Murray.   We talk about The Fund, ethics in tech, the benefits of daily turmeric and more.  I...