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Alex Andrianopoulos — Kairos Ventures

Alex Andrianopoulos — Kairos Ventures

Alex Andrianopoulos tells us how scientific breakthroughs are going to reshape medicine, climate and the world we live in. Kairos Ventures is a ~$300M fund investing in these breakthroughs... even...

Shawn Colo — 3L Capital

Shawn Colo — 3L Capital

Shawn Colo is a founder and managing partner at 3L Capital, a growth equity firm based in LA and NY writing $10-30M checks. We discuss 3L portfolio companies goPuff, Relativity Space, AvantStay and...

Martha Notaras — Brewer Lane

Martha Notaras — Brewer Lane

Martha Notaras is the smartest and most fun Insurtech investor that I know.  She tells us about Brewer Lane's $175M Fund I and investing into Series A and B Insurtech and Fintech...

Spencer Rascoff — 75 & Sunny

Spencer Rascoff — 75 & Sunny

Spencer shares all about 75 & Sunny--how he is trying to avoid putting dot.LA behind a paywall, how Pacaso is not at all like a timeshare, and how he's reinvesting back into startups in LA and...

Gary Benitt — Social Leverage

Gary Benitt — Social Leverage

Gary Benitt is a managing partner at Social Leverage, a $99M seed fund with investments that include Robinhood, Rally Road, Kustomer and more.  Gary is a serial entrepreneur who likes to invest...

Pejman Nozad — Pear VC

Pejman Nozad — Pear VC

Pejman Nozad tells us about investing in Dropbox, DoorDash and how he picks winners.    He also talks about Pear's current initiatives: Pear Accelerator, Pear Fellows, Pear competition and...

Jessica Jackley — Untapped Capital

Jessica Jackley — Untapped Capital

Jessica Jackley is currently an investor at UntappedVC and the founder of Alltruists,  a startup disrupting the $300B volunteer economy.Jessica shares how her experience starting Kiva shaped her...

Matt McCall — Pritzker Group

Matt McCall — Pritzker Group

Matt McCall catches us up on venture investing for the Pritzker group where he's doing a lot of seed deals and using those to fuel his Series A investing.   We also discuss wearing life like a...

Josh Jones — The Fund LA

Josh Jones — The Fund LA

Josh Jones is the richest, goofiest, most confident yet normal-seeming person who was a Bitcoin pioneer, recently bought an airline, and is a partner at The Fund LA. Josh Jones is with me...