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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...

Yelena Shkolnik — Jump Capital

Yelena Shkolnik — Jump Capital

Another great Series A fund in LA!     Yelena Shkolnik is a partner at Jump Capital.  Jump may be most recognized for their crypto work, but we have a broad conversation on...

Kobie Fuller — Upfront Ventures

Kobie Fuller — Upfront Ventures

Every pitch today involves community.  Upfront partner and former CMO Kobie Fuller tells us how the best brands are giving users the tools to be brand advocates and how those same brands...

Joanne Wilson — Gotham Gal

Joanne Wilson — Gotham Gal

The Gotham Gal herself, Joanne Wilson, tells us that department stores are dead, but gives us a glimpse into the future and her own upcoming cannabis store that will pair your cannabis with your...

Carter Reum — M13

Carter Reum — M13

We couldn't be more excited for Carter Reum and M13's newly announced $400M Fund III.  There are still only a few funds in LA that are true lead Series A investors.   Carter...