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Sept. 21, 2021

Aydin Senkut: Founding Partner at Felicis Ventures

Aydin Senkut: Founding Partner at Felicis Ventures

Aydin was an unlikely candidate to build one of the fastest growing venture funds of the last decade. Almost entirely a product person at iconic companies like Google, Aydin has parlayed a $4M angel investing start into a platform that just raised an...


Aydin was an unlikely candidate to build one of the fastest growing venture funds of the last decade. Almost entirely a product person at iconic companies like Google, Aydin has parlayed a $4M angel investing start into a platform that just raised an impressive $900M fund. His conversation with Next Play Partner Hunter Hillenmeyer takes a deep dive into their path to success. 
 
He names empathy for founders as a bedrock conviction that has allowed Felicis to invest an some of today’s most iconic tech companies. Their formula: risk taking & conviction while playing to their unique strengths as a firm. Aydin is also the first guest on the pod to recommend a book written by an athlete. Listen now to see whose book he “can’t wait to read for a third time" with his kids.