We interview Dr. Jenny Rooke and learn how to invest in life sciences startups. Dr. Rooke is a founder of 5 Prime Ventures and has invested in companies like Caribou Biosciences, Zymergen, and Zephyrus Biosciences (acquired by Bio-Techne).
We interview Parker Thompson and learn from his attempt to raise a new venture fund and how he wants to support more professional investors on AngelList. Parker recently joined AngelList as a Partner and previously ran the San Francisco office for 500 Startups. Some of Parker's investments at 500 included AirPair, Breather, and Mayvenn.
In our fifth episode, we interview Dustin Dolginow and learn how he picks investors to back on AngelList. Dustin is a General Partner at Maiden Lane and previously worked in venture capital at Accomplice. Maiden Lane is a fund that invests in syndicate deals and has invested in over a hundred companies since 2014. Some of Maiden Lane's existing investments include Beepi, Checkr, Cruise Automation (acquired by GM) and Luxe.
In our fourth episode, we interview Kirill Makharinsky and learn what factors can statistically predict a company's future success. Kirill is the CEO and Co-founder of Enki and previously co-founded Ostrovok and Quid. He is an early investor in fifteen startups, including TokBox (acquired by Telefonica), AngelList, and RoboteX.
Jason Calacanis was the first scout at Sequoia Capital and is an investor in Uber, Thumbtack and over 100 other startups. Jason shares the best way to allocate capital at the seed-stage and how to use syndicates to improve your odds as a new investor.
Sumon Sadhu shares four trends that will lead to great companies and how to think like an empire-builder. He also talks about investing internationally and how he thinks through his investment decisions.
Rick Marini has founded and sold three companies, and is an investor in Snapchat, Reddit and over 40 other companies. In this hour-long interview, we learn how Rick started angel investing and what you can learn from his experience as a successful entrepreneur and angel investor.
In-depth interviews where early investors in billion-dollar business like Uber, Snapchat and Twitter explain how they find their next big startup. This show is produced by AngelList, the place where startups raise money and recruit talent. Companies like Uber, Thumbtack, Postmates, Shyp and Sprig have all used AngelList to find early investors.