1 hr 11 min

AI Startups: Decoding Market Signals, Pivoting & Assessing Risks with Greg Coquillo (What's AI #24‪)‬ What's AI Podcast by Louis-François Bouchard

    • Technology

In this episode, I received Greg Coquillo, 2-times LinkedIn top voice, senior product manager and AI startup investor. I took this opportunity to into the lifecycle of startups, discussing the critical phases from prototyping to achieving market dominance. Greg shares his expertise on identifying crucial market signals that guide startups on whether to pivot or persevere. We also explore common pitfalls that AI startups face, such as scaling too rapidly and misalignment within teams. Particularly compelling is Greg's perspective on the current startup investment landscape and the exciting potential in AI-enabled solutions. He also shares his story and debuts on LinkedIn, giving great insights to build your own audience. This episode is a must-listen for entrepreneurs, investors, and anyone interested in the dynamic world of startups and AI innovation.

►Greg's linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-coquillo/

►Twitter: https://twitter.com/Whats_AI

►My Newsletter (My AI updates and news clearly explained): https://louisbouchard.substack.com/

►Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/whatsai

►Join Our AI Discord: https://discord.gg/learnaitogether


Chapters:

0:00 Hey! Tap the Thumbs Up button and Subscribe. You'll learn a lot of cool stuff, I promise.

01:19 Greg Coquillo’s Introduction

05:26 Why Start Investing in Start-Ups?

10:20 Why Choose Start-Ups Over Public Companies for Investments?

13:48 Assessing Risk in Start-Up Investments

21:41 Considering Your Expertise on Subject Matter in Start-Up Investments?

27:12 Invest in someone even if they pivot their problems and solutions.

31:07 Decoding Market Signals for a Pivot

37:39 Key Pitfalls for Advisors, Investors, and Entrepreneurs to Navigate.

39:36 Exploring Potential in Start-Ups and Investing And Current Market Conditions.

43:41 Story behind 190k+ followers on LinkedIn page

50:15 Greg shares why he didn't start on multiple platforms even after a large audience on LinkedIn

54:00 Sharing knowledge was more beneficial for Greg than building a brand, but why?

58:12 Discussion about content creators

01:00:28 Some type of content is hurting actual content

01:09:40 Greg's message to viewers

In this episode, I received Greg Coquillo, 2-times LinkedIn top voice, senior product manager and AI startup investor. I took this opportunity to into the lifecycle of startups, discussing the critical phases from prototyping to achieving market dominance. Greg shares his expertise on identifying crucial market signals that guide startups on whether to pivot or persevere. We also explore common pitfalls that AI startups face, such as scaling too rapidly and misalignment within teams. Particularly compelling is Greg's perspective on the current startup investment landscape and the exciting potential in AI-enabled solutions. He also shares his story and debuts on LinkedIn, giving great insights to build your own audience. This episode is a must-listen for entrepreneurs, investors, and anyone interested in the dynamic world of startups and AI innovation.

►Greg's linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-coquillo/

►Twitter: https://twitter.com/Whats_AI

►My Newsletter (My AI updates and news clearly explained): https://louisbouchard.substack.com/

►Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/whatsai

►Join Our AI Discord: https://discord.gg/learnaitogether


Chapters:

0:00 Hey! Tap the Thumbs Up button and Subscribe. You'll learn a lot of cool stuff, I promise.

01:19 Greg Coquillo’s Introduction

05:26 Why Start Investing in Start-Ups?

10:20 Why Choose Start-Ups Over Public Companies for Investments?

13:48 Assessing Risk in Start-Up Investments

21:41 Considering Your Expertise on Subject Matter in Start-Up Investments?

27:12 Invest in someone even if they pivot their problems and solutions.

31:07 Decoding Market Signals for a Pivot

37:39 Key Pitfalls for Advisors, Investors, and Entrepreneurs to Navigate.

39:36 Exploring Potential in Start-Ups and Investing And Current Market Conditions.

43:41 Story behind 190k+ followers on LinkedIn page

50:15 Greg shares why he didn't start on multiple platforms even after a large audience on LinkedIn

54:00 Sharing knowledge was more beneficial for Greg than building a brand, but why?

58:12 Discussion about content creators

01:00:28 Some type of content is hurting actual content

01:09:40 Greg's message to viewers

1 hr 11 min

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