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The Venture Brief is a place for founders, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs striving to gain an insight into the minds of the best in the business. We do not so much care about the success itself, but rather about the principles, habits, values, and thoughts of the ones who contribute the most. We get personal; unveiling, decoding, and demystifying the people who we thought to be superhuman. We bring a holistic point of view of what the entrepreneurial landscape looks like, and we take you on a journey that will provide you with glimpses of what the future holds.

The Venture Brie‪f‬ Lukas Malmberg, Neal Swaelens

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The Venture Brief is a place for founders, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs striving to gain an insight into the minds of the best in the business. We do not so much care about the success itself, but rather about the principles, habits, values, and thoughts of the ones who contribute the most. We get personal; unveiling, decoding, and demystifying the people who we thought to be superhuman. We bring a holistic point of view of what the entrepreneurial landscape looks like, and we take you on a journey that will provide you with glimpses of what the future holds.

    #61: Claude Ritter - Co-Founder of Delivery Hero & Cavalry Ventures - GTD, Growth, and Grit

    #61: Claude Ritter - Co-Founder of Delivery Hero & Cavalry Ventures - GTD, Growth, and Grit

    Topics:Getting sued 20+ times by a single competitor.The once in a lifetime constellation of founders at Delivery HeroGrowing through acquisitions.Entrepreneurial partners at CavalryLinking your to-do to your calendarWhy aspiring entrepreneurs should...

    • 45 min
    #60: Ashley Brasier - Partner at Lightspeed - How To Truly Understand Your Customers

    #60: Ashley Brasier - Partner at Lightspeed - How To Truly Understand Your Customers

    Ashley is a partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners and a member of the consumer investing team. Prior to joining Lightspeed, Ashley worked as a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain and as a Category Manager at Thumbtack. She is a graduate of Duke...

    • 41 min
    Futurama: Space Manufacturing w/ Rob Hoyt - Chief Scientist & CEO of Tethers Unlimited

    Futurama: Space Manufacturing w/ Rob Hoyt - Chief Scientist & CEO of Tethers Unlimited

    Topics: Becoming a true space faring peopleRecycling things in spaceHow manufacturing in space differs from manufacturing on earth.The technology that need to come further to build more things in space.Learning from the spider to assemble things in...

    • 48 min
    #59: Nimrod Cohen - Managing Partner at TAU Ventures - Winning Deals by Building the Ultimate Ecosystem

    #59: Nimrod Cohen - Managing Partner at TAU Ventures - Winning Deals by Building the Ultimate Ecosystem

    Topics:Building Tel-Aviv university's investment vehicleValuation in the early stages.Making use of academic resources on campusAnd building a full ecosystem that entrepreneurs gravitate towards.Nimrod Cohen is the Managing Partner at TAU Ventures  -...

    • 47 min
    #58: Alex Bean - Co-Founder & CBO of Divvy - $1.6Bn Valuation, 350 Employees, and 9000 Customers in 5 Years

    #58: Alex Bean - Co-Founder & CBO of Divvy - $1.6Bn Valuation, 350 Employees, and 9000 Customers in 5 Years

    Topics: The problem with exchanging time for moneyHow Divvy was born from a frustration of expense reportsWhat 6 months of fleshing out an idea looks likeWhy pitching your friends is a bad idea.Building the first real-time expense management platformHow...

    • 56 min
    Futurama: Psychedelics w/ Ronan Levy of Field Trip (CSE:FTRP)

    Futurama: Psychedelics w/ Ronan Levy of Field Trip (CSE:FTRP)

    Topics:How you go from being a lawyer to pioneering the medical cannabis industry.The interplay of the drug and the therapy in psychedelicsWhat psychedelic-assisted therapies look in practice for maximum effectsThe black swan event for humanity and how...

    • 55 min

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Great for deeper insights on venture building and investing!

Great podcast if you want to go beyond the surface of what it really takes to invest in, and build great startups.

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