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Network Capital’s (NC) mission is to democratize inspiration and make personalized mentoring and career guidance accessible to every person on the planet. We are a global community of more than 100,000 peer mentors from 104 countries who learn with and from each other.
We are a subscription based career content and mentoring community
1. Serve as your personalized career coach in the form of global tribe of mentors. No matter what you are looking for, someone on Network Capital has done it.
2. Offer carefully curated jobs and internships
3. Access to Network Capital TV and all subgroups

    Meaningful Careers in Venture Capital with Rahul Khanna

    Meaningful Careers in Venture Capital with Rahul Khanna

    In this Masterclass you learn -
    1. Mental models for original and contrarian thinking. 
    2. Principles of shaping meaningful careers in VC. 
    3. Art of making great decisions.
    4. Powerful productivity techniques.

    Rahul Khanna is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Trifecta Capital, India’s first and largest Venture Debt Fund with assets of $210 million under management across two Funds. As of Dec 1, 2019, Trifecta Capital has provided Rs. 1200 crores of venture debt across 56 companies, several of them unicorns and market leaders - BigBasket, PaperBoat, LivSpace, UrbanClap, Curefit, UrbanLadder, Rivigo, BlackBuck, Pharmeasy, CarDekho, NinjaKart, Cars24, ZoomCars, Turtlemint, Chaipoint etc.

    He was previously, Managing Director at Canaan Partners, a global venture capital fund with $3.5 Billion under management. Rahul has 24 years of operating and investing experience in Technology, Media and Telecoms.Having returned to India from Silicon Valley in 2005, Rahul has played a key role in the development of the venture capital ecosystem in India and is recognized as an active investor in several high growth companies. 

    Rahul also supports the startup ecosystem by advising early stage companies and making angel investments as member of the Mumbai Angels (Delhi Chapter). Some of his angel investments include CarTrade, Unmetric, Zopper, Cocoberry, Wooplr, Zenatix and MediAssist.

    • 57 min
    Exploring Career Plans with Writer and Aerospace Engineer Amrita

    Exploring Career Plans with Writer and Aerospace Engineer Amrita

    In this podcast you learn-

    1. Reconciling multiple interest to follow your curiosity

    2. Transitions from an Aerospace Engineer to a Fiction Author

    3. Importance of discipline and consistency in writing

    Amrita studied aerospace engineering at IIT Bombay and Stanford University. After spending over a decade in strategy, operations, and marketing roles at Google, BCG, Pocket Gems, and Good Earth, she now leads Wadhwani AI’s projects in the Maternal and Child Health space. Milk Teeth, her first novel which was is on many prominent literary lists, was published by Westland Context in November 2018. Amrita was part of the Sangam House writing residency in 2017-18 and her writing has appeared in Hindustan Times, Indian Express, Scroll, Himal Southasian and Brown Paper Bag.

    • 41 min
    Power of Visual Stories Amidst Covid 19 with UNFPA and Prezi

    Power of Visual Stories Amidst Covid 19 with UNFPA and Prezi

    In this podcast, you will learn - 

    1. Insights from running a global information dissemination campaign 

    2. The importance of leveraging visual content in vernacular languages to fight the COVID pandemic

    3. The role of youth leadership in bringing grassroots change with global impact



    Irem Tumer is a former Youth Innovation Fellow and the current Focal Point for Youth Leadership and Participation at UNFPA HQ. She is passionate about reaching young leaders and youth-led organizations through leadership and participation programs of UNFPA. Irem is originally from Turkey is a member of the Istanbul Bar, where she had a legal practice focused on dispute resolution before joining UNFPA. Irem received a Master of Law degree from Istanbul Bilgi University, where she focused on youth participation in advancing SRHR through international human rights mechanisms for her thesis work. Beginning from her high school years, she has been interested in women's issues and HIV/AIDS and has taken part in a number of local and international projects. She is an alumna of the G(irls) 20 Summit and Women Deliver Young Leaders programmes, and the President of the 81st International Session of the European Youth Parliament.

    Visual communication as we know it today is constantly changing, and there’s at least one Brazilian working hard to help define that: Igor Lacerdino. Though he has a background in software engineering, Igor decided to change his career to pursue his passion for designing product solutions. Currently residing in Hungary, Igor leads a team of world-class designers who are all working together to help shape visual communication for Prezi, the presentation platform that’s already changed the way millions of educators, students, and businesses share their ideas.

    • 31 min
    Art of Discovering Stories Worth Telling with Onaiza

    Art of Discovering Stories Worth Telling with Onaiza

    In this masterclass, you will learn - 

    1. Leveraging business studies and anthropology training to write a book on Kashmiri Folk Tales.

    2. The art of nurturing and guiding your curiosity.

    3. The art and discipline for research and writing.



    Onaiza Drabu is a Kashmiri anthropologist. She writes about identity, nationalism and Islamophobia, and co-curates a newsletter called ‘Daak’, on South Asian literature and art. She has recently published The Legend of Himal and Nagrai: Greatest Kashmiri Folktales with Speaking Tiger.

    • 51 min
    Principles of Building Meaningful Second Careers with CSF and Ashoka University Founder Ashish Dhawan

    Principles of Building Meaningful Second Careers with CSF and Ashoka University Founder Ashish Dhawan

    In this podcast you will learn
    1. Mental models for building a meaningful second career
    2. Art of being a contrarian
    3. How to combine distinct strands of thought and create something unique
    4. Deep-dive into India's education challenge along with implementable ideas to bring about change
    5. Critical importance of human capital development
    6. Nuances of building a career in the development sector
    7. The difference between important and urgent

    Ashish Dhawan is the Founder and CEO of Central Square Foundation (CSF). He worked for twenty years in the investment management business and ran one of India's leading private equity funds, ChrysCapital. In June 2012, he left his full time role at ChrysCapital to start CSF. Ashish is an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard University and a dual bachelor's (B.S./ B.A.) holder with Magna Cum Laude honours from Yale University. He is on the India Advisory Board of Harvard and a member of Yale's Development Council.

    Ashish serves on the board of several non-profits including Akanksha Foundation, 3.2.1 Education Foundation, Teach For India, Centre for Civil Society, Janaagraha and GiveLife. As Founder and CEO of CSF, Ashish hopes to bring a fresh impact-based approach to philanthropy in India. He was recently recognised as the NextGen Leader in Philanthropy by Forbes India.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    How Author and Investor Patrick J. McGinnis Invented the Term ‘FOMO'

    How Author and Investor Patrick J. McGinnis Invented the Term ‘FOMO'

    Key insights and mental models:
    1. The real story behind the term ‘FOMO’
    2. Negotiating with the ‘Fear of Better Opportunity’.
    3. Navigating through global crisis by pivoting and reimagining career paths
    4. The power of sharing interesting ideas

    Patrick J,. McGinnis is an international venture capitalist and the author of Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice (out May 5, 2020). Patrick coined the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), as well as the related term FOBO (Fear of Missing Out) in a 2004 article in the student newspaper of Harvard Business School. FOMO has since been added to the dictionary and FOBO has become an increasingly popular framework to describe choice paralysis.

    Patrick is the host of the hit podcast, FOMO Sapiens, which is distributed by Harvard Business Review, and the author of international bestseller The 10% Entrepreneur: Live Your Startup Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job. He has been featured in The New York Times, Politico, The Financial Times, The Guardian, and Inc, and gave a popular 2019 TED Talk on FOBO and decision-making. Originally from Maine, he has visited 103 countries and now lives in NYC. More at patrickmcginnis.com.

    • 45 min

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