#82: Venturing into China – Insights from a Global Investor on Investment Strategies, Geopolitical Landscape, and Cross-Cultural Challenges with MSA Capital’s Ben Harburg
Ben Harburg is a Managing Partner at MSA Capital, a global investment firm with over $2 billion in assets under management. Mr Harburg also leads MSA Novo, the emerging markets focused franchise of MSA. Ben has significant investment and operations experience in the Greater China, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and […]
#81: Overvalued Web 3.0 Startup Multiples & VC Micro-Betting with Lightning Ventures’ Mike Jarmuz
Mike Jarmuz… or Muzz… is a General Partner at Lightning⚡️Ventures and is focused on investing in Bitcoin companies. His goal is to evangelize and demystify early-stage investing to plebs and whales alike. He is super passionate about educating founders and operators on strategies to fund their projects and believes everyone should invest in technology companies […]
#80: Shifting from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0 & Venture Building with Spartan Labs’ Shaun Heng
Former investment banker (@ SCB) turned CorpDev (@ RedMart – acq) turned founder & CEO (@ Eatsy) and VP, Growth & Ops (@ CoinMarketCap – acq). Shaun most recently led Spartan Labs, a $100M Web3 venture-building studio. He is excited about solving growth and strategy challenges while building high-performing teams. He has operated through almost […]
#79: Web 3.0, AI, & Deep Science Investing with Vibe Capital’s Tim Ryan and Dave Goldblatt
Dave joined Facebook in 2007, and worked on Product and Operations at Facebook until 2017. While there, he learned from world class builders, thinkers, and operators how to scale technologies and businesses to billions of users.More recently, he was the CEO of Wavechat, a social audio company.
#78: 6x Startup Founder (Binance Acquisiton, YC W17 Soomgo) & Building a Team from 0-1 with Antler Korea’s Jiho Kang
Jiho built his career working with South Korean tech giant SK Planet and ecommerce unicorn Coupang as lead product manager.
#77: DAO’s, Token Valuations, & Crypto Ponzy Schemes with Newman Capital’s Adrian Lai
Adrian Lai is the founder of Newman Capital, a principal investment firm focused on private equity and venture capital investment with significant presence in Web3. Newman is an investor in influential companies such as Reddit, Epic Games, SpaceX, Dapper Labs & Kraken.
#76: Developer Productivity & Technical Challenges in Machine Learning with Bain Capital Ventures’ Rak Garg
Rak is a Principal at Bain Capital Ventures, which manages over $6b and was an early investor in companies like LinkedIn, Docusign, Docker, and Redis Labs. Rak leads early-stage investments in cybersecurity and developer infrastructure companies.
#75: Overvalued Crypto Startup Multiples & Web 3.0 Developer Talent with EVG’s Allen Ng
Venture veteran turned crypto enthusiast, Allen has participated in the making of over a dozen renowned TMT unicorns, start-ups and blockchain projects across the globe since 2012 and is an investor in 50+ startups globally, including a dozen unicorns till date.
#74: Engineering Radical Transparency & Decision-making Best Practices with Meetup’s David Siegel
David Siegel is the CEO of Meetup, the largest platform for finding and building local communities. He has 25 years of experience as a technology and digital media executive leading organizations through innovative product development, rapid revenue growth, and digital traffic acceleration.
#73: Second Home Co-Ownership with Pacaso’s Austin Allison
Austin is CEO of Pacaso and co-founded the company to make the dream of second home ownership a reality for more people after experiencing the profound effect it had on his own life.