17 episodes

The Puck: Venture Capital & Beyond showcases the innovative forethought that defines the venture capital world. Join us as we follow the puck and explore what this community has to offer.
Listen as we have in-depth conversations, gaining insights and lessons from well-established VCs, entrepreneurs, and other leading technology experts. We will learn about their successes, challenges, and how they got to where they are today. Along the way we will discover what investors most look for in who they invest in and what to avoid when making your pitch.

We will also follow industry leaders to understand the cutting-edge technologies and trends that continue to shape our world.

The Puck: Venture Capital and Beyond Jim Baer

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The Puck: Venture Capital & Beyond showcases the innovative forethought that defines the venture capital world. Join us as we follow the puck and explore what this community has to offer.
Listen as we have in-depth conversations, gaining insights and lessons from well-established VCs, entrepreneurs, and other leading technology experts. We will learn about their successes, challenges, and how they got to where they are today. Along the way we will discover what investors most look for in who they invest in and what to avoid when making your pitch.

We will also follow industry leaders to understand the cutting-edge technologies and trends that continue to shape our world.

    Episode 17: Donald Lee

    Episode 17: Donald Lee

    Donald S. Lee is a partner in the corporate transactional group at LKP Global Law. Don takes us through his experience moving from litigation to corporate law, as well as working with entrepreneurs and representing investors. He shares his thoughts on reaching across the aisle in a divided political climate, the many ways to access capital, and how he built out his practice with a focus on the early-stage technology world.

    • 32 min
    Episode 16: Polina Chebotarev and Filipp Chebotarev

    Episode 16: Polina Chebotarev and Filipp Chebotarev

    Polina and Filipp Chebotarev, the brother-sister founding team of Cambridge SPG, share their journey starting in real estate and then transitioning into multiple investment sectors. They talk about the newest innovations in the food and beverage industry and the cutting-edge technology that is changing the future of the ‘better for you’ investment space, all with an emphasis on social impact and value creation.

    • 37 min
    Episode 15: Dave Young of Cooley

    Episode 15: Dave Young of Cooley

    E15: Dave Young, partner and co-founder of the Santa Monica office of the Cooley Law Firm, is one of the top VC lawyers in Los Angeles. Dave gives us a unique and valuable perspective on the Southern California VC community. He discusses early stage seed funding and what he has learned working with young companies as well as weathering the dot-com bubble of the early 2000s, digital media, and what makes LA an attractive city for VCs.

    • 45 min
    Episode 14: Minnie Ingersoll of TenOneTen

    Episode 14: Minnie Ingersoll of TenOneTen

    Minnie Ingersoll, VC and partner at TenOneTen Ventures, takes us on a journey through her long career in Tech, both as a VC and as a product manager. Starting out in the early days at Google, Minnie discusses how her experience with the global giant informed her current work at TenOneTen and SHIFT. She shares her views on the online car industry, the importance of resilience as an entrepreneur, and the larger social responsibility of tech companies as they continue to inform how we live and communicate with one another.

    • 42 min
    Episode 13: David Waxman of TenOneTen

    Episode 13: David Waxman of TenOneTen

    David Waxman, managing partner of TenOneTen, engages in a thought-provoking dialogue about the various applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in our day to day lives. Machine learning, one form of the broader term AI, touches our lives in ways that we have come to take for granted in the last decade. From understanding voice recognition with Alexa and self-driving cars, to exploring different ways that machine learning can influence the media we consume and dictate our navigation, join us as David and Jim’s discuss it all.

    • 41 min
    Episode 12: Eva Ho of Fika Ventures

    Episode 12: Eva Ho of Fika Ventures

    Eva Ho, entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, shares her incredible story starting with growing up in Mozambique and coming to the US as a refugee at an early age. Co-founder and general partner at Fika Ventures, Eva walks us through her early years after college and how she eventually forged her path into the world of venture capital. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Eva is avid in her service to others. Working with multiple non-profits to create positive systemic change and address issues such as homelessness and educational access, Eva is doing her part step by step in making the world a better place.

    • 46 min

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