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April 19, 2024

E60: Balaji Srinivasan Launches New Venture Capital Fund!

Balaji Srinivasan sits down with David Weisburd and delves into his new 506c Venture Fund, how to be a good LP, China's construction efficiency, the influence of crypto on global politics, and internet democracy.

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April 16, 2024

E59: How Jordan Nel Spots Winning Venture Funds

Jordan Nel sits down with David Weisburd to discuss how to spot winning venture funds. In addition, they discuss portfolio construction and concentration, the scalability of venture funds and difficult conversations with GPs.

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April 11, 2024

E58: Claude Grunitzky on Democratizing Access to Venture Capital

Claude Grunitzky sits down with David Weisburd to discuss Claude's journey as a venture-backed founder, securing an investment from Goldman Sachs, the importance of mentorship in venture capital, and Claude’s approach to spotting potential.

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April 9, 2024

E57: Eric Poirier CEO of Addepar on Lessons from $6 Trillion in Assets

Eric Poirier sits down with David Weisburd to discuss insights from the platform’s investment data on nearly $6 trillion in assets. They also talk about the top performing asset classes, the future of asset management and how to manage talent …

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April 4, 2024

E56: Robert Rodriguez on Hollywood, Artificial Intelligence, & Film F…

Robert Rodriguez sits down with David Weisburd to discuss the role of creativity in filmmaking, cost-effective film production, and the influence of technology and AI in film.

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April 2, 2024

E55: Eric Sippel - Lessons from Investing in 45 Venture Capital Funds

Eric Sippel sits down with David Weisburd to discuss criteria used to identify top quartile managers, GP follow-on strategies and how LP value-add can increase alpha.

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March 28, 2024

E54: Morgan Creek Capital’s Endowment Style Investing – Frank Tanner

Frank Tanner sits down with David Weisburd to discuss Anthony 'Pomp' Pompliano's role at Morgan Creek as well as the company's origin, growth, and guiding principles.

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March 26, 2024

E53: Northwestern University - Harisha Haigh on Manager Selection

Harisha Haigh sits down with David Weisburd to discuss the art of building and managing relationships in venture capital.

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March 21, 2024

E52: StepStone's Hunter Somerville on How to Scale LP Capital

Hunter Somerville sits down with David Weisburd to discuss StepStone's unique approach to venture capital, their transition to leading deals, and their full life cycle approach to investing.

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March 19, 2024

E51: How $1B+ Family Offices Generate Alpha in Venture Capital - Ron …

Ron Diamond sits down with David Weisburd to discuss how $1B+ family offices generate alpha in venture capital, the #1 way family offices can avoid adverse selection, how family offices may disrupt private equity, and venture capital vs. private equity.

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March 14, 2024

E50: Founding GLG and Growing it into a $600 Million Revenue Powerhou…

Mark Gerson sits down with David Weisburd to discuss founding GLG and growing it into a $600 million revenue powerhouse, 3i and its community of world-class private investors and the importance of an ROI driven approach to non-profit work.

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March 12, 2024

E49: Top Tier Capital Founder David York on 30 Years in Venture

David York, Founder of Top Tier Capital Partners, sits down with David Weisburd to discuss Top Tier Capital's history of success, the value of partnership, and generational transfers.

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March 7, 2024

E48: The Ford Foundation on Returning 28% CAGR While Improving Society

Roy Swan and Christine Looney from Ford Foundation's Mission Investments team sit down with David Weisburd to discuss patriotic capitalism, their investment themes, and strategy impact.

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March 5, 2024

E47: Sean Warrington of Gresham Partners on Avoiding False Signals in…

Sean Warrington of Gresham Partners sits down with David Weisburd and Erik Torenberg to discuss his investment decision-making process, extreme risk factors in diligence, and his approach to investing in emerging managers.

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Feb. 29, 2024

E46: Atul Rustgi of Accolade on What is LP Value-Add and Can it Lead …

Atul Rustgi sits down with David Weisburd to discuss his role as a GP & LP, the paradoxes of selling and building relationships in VC, and the strategy of focusing on funds under $100 million.

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Feb. 27, 2024

E45: Lindel Eakman on Whether Venture Capital Returns are Higher than…

Lindel Eakman sits down with David Weisburd to discuss his journey in the industry, the sustainability of a GP style, and the importance of culture fit in venture capital.

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Feb. 22, 2024

E44: Chris Prestigiacomo of SWIB ($140B AUM) on What Pensions Look fo…

Chris Prestigiacomo, Portfolio Manager at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB) sits down with David Weisburd and Erik Torenberg to discuss his journey, the role of private debt in venture portfolio management, and the Wisconsin Investment Board's asset allocation …

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Feb. 20, 2024

E43: Sasha Pieterse (Alison) of Pretty Little Liars Reveals Her New V…

Sasha Pieterse of Pretty Little Liars and now Co-Founder and CEO of Hippie Water, sits down with David Weisburd to discuss her journey from child actor to entrepreneur, her experiences working with renowned actors, and her new venture.

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Feb. 15, 2024

E42: 6 Hard Questions You Should Ask LPs When Raising Your Venture Ca…

Katie Riester, Managing Director at Felicis sits down with David Weisburd to discuss venture capital fund strategies, building relationships with GPs, and the math behind venture capital.

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Feb. 13, 2024

E41: How Everyday Investors Can Access Blackstone, Apollo, and KKR?

Michael Sidgmore of Broadhaven sits down with David Weisburd to talk about the growth of the wealth channel and its link to private equity.

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Feb. 8, 2024

E40: Dave McClure on Delivering a 40x & 60x fund and Founding 500 Sta…

Dave McClure sits down with David Weisburd to discuss his journey into venture capital, including luck, his investment strategy, and the challenges he faced breaking into the industry.

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Feb. 6, 2024

E39: Guy Perelmuter on Generating Alpha in Deeptech

Guy Perelmuter of GRIDS Capital sits down with David Weisburd to discuss his investment strategy, the unique portfolio construction of deep tech companies, and the potential of DeepTech.

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Feb. 1, 2024

E38: Carrie Thome & Grady Buchanan of NVNG on How to Raise Capital fr…

Carrie Thome and Grady Buchanan of NVNG sit down with David capital to talk about the importance of startups, and portfolio construction.

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Jan. 30, 2024

E37: Errik Anderson on Co-Founding 20 Biotech Startups Cumulatively W…

Errik Anderson sits down with David Weisburd to discuss Pro-noia, the potential of the biotech industry, and the 82VS Seed Fund investment approach.

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