Venture Confidential

Venture Confidential

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A regular podcast featuring candid conversations with top VC’s from Silicon Valley.
#11, Feat. BlueRun Ventures’ Jana Lee
Nov 21 • 37 min
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Jana Lee, Principal at BlueRun Ventures. Jana recalls her non-traditional path to a venture career and reveals how she created a feedback loop using deal flow to evaluate her performance.
#10, Feat. Array Venture’s Shruti Gandhi
Nov 7 • 38 min
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Shruti Gandhi, Founder of Array Ventures. Shruti explains how she stumbled into a full time career in venture and walks us down the career path that led to the inception of Array.
#9, Feat. Maveron’s Anarghya Vardhana
Oct 18 • 44 min
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Anarghya Vardhana, Senior Associate at Maveron. Anarghya recounts her journey into venture capital, including the challenge of moving from product to venture.
#8, Feat. System.One’s Max Claussen
Oct 11 • 39 min
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Max Claussen, founder of System.One. Max recalls how he got into the venture scene and talks about his experience operating a pre-seed fund in Europe.
#7, Feat. NFX Guild’s Tammy Camp
Sep 7 • 44 min
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Tammy Camp from NFX Guild. Tammy describes her venture career journey from affiliate marketer, to Partner at 500 Startups to Advisor at NFX Guild.
#6, Feat. SoftTech VC’s Stephanie Palmeri
Aug 22 • 43 min
In this episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Stephanie Palmeri, Partner with SoftTech VC. She shares learnings from her experience breaking into venture, as well as useful insight into how micro VC firms operate.
#5, Feat. Nordic Makers’ Hampus Jakobsson
Aug 7 • 51 min
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Hampus Jakobsson. Hampus discusses how he got into investing, and reveals the factors he considers when deciding where to invest.
#4, Feat. Heavybit’s Tom Drummond
Jul 17 • 38 min
In the latest episode of Venture Confidential, Peter is joined by Heavybit Managing Director, Tom Drummond. Tom recounts his first foray into Venture Capital in San Francisco.
#3 Feat. Redpoint’s Scott Raney and Lenny Pruss
Feb 18, 2016 • 43 min
Tom, Scott, and Lenny discuss Redpoint’s investment philosophy, the changing expectations founders and investors have for each other, and finally they examine the current funding environment and Redpoint’s outlook for 2016.
#2, Feat. Accel’s Vas Natarajan
Feb 5, 2016 • 57 min
Tom and Vas talk about how much money founders should raise and when, how to transition from individual developers to enterprise customers, and how open source business models are evolving.
#1, Feat. BVP’s Sunil Nagaraj
Nov 13, 2015 • 40 min
Tom talks with Sunil Nagaraj about how BVP decides to invest in your startup, what you may be getting wrong when you pitch to VC’s, and what you should expect from investors sitting on your board.