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Each week, StrictlyVC Editor-in Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, review the top stories in StrictlyVC and interview a mover and shaker in the world of tech.

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Each week, StrictlyVC Editor-in Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, review the top stories in StrictlyVC and interview a mover and shaker in the world of tech.

    Rippling CEO Parker Conrad Rides Employee Data to $6.5 Billion Valuation

    Rippling CEO Parker Conrad Rides Employee Data to $6.5 Billion Valuation

    Connie & Alex talk about tech news stories you might have missed, and then Connie interviews  serial entrepreneur Parker Conrad, co-founder and CEO of Rippling, an employee data startup that recently closed a round led by Sequoia at a $6.5 billion valuation. 


    Music: 
    1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
    2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
    3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
    4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
    5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 33 min
    Author Jacob Helberg Says U.S.-China Relations Are Even Worse than You Think

    Author Jacob Helberg Says U.S.-China Relations Are Even Worse than You Think

    Connie & Alex review the week's tech news and then talk to Jacob, Helberg, author of The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power, a damning indictment of what Helberg views as the West's passivity in the face of aggressive tactics by the Chinese to control vital backend technologies. 


    Music: 
    1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
    2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
    3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
    4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
    5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 27 min
    Tusk Ventures Approaches the Final VC Frontier: Incubating Companies

    Tusk Ventures Approaches the Final VC Frontier: Incubating Companies

    Connie & Alex go over the week in tech and then talk to Bradley Tusk, founder of Tusk Ventures, a VC firm that uses its political smarts to help portfolio companies like Uber succeed, about his plans to start companies in-house.

    Music: 
    1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
    2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
    3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
    4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
    5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 36 min
    Renowned Investor Kevin Ryan Thinks the Big Money Is in Healthcare

    Renowned Investor Kevin Ryan Thinks the Big Money Is in Healthcare

    Connie & Alex talk tech news and then chat with Kevin Ryan - the serial entrepreneur and investor behind such startup successes as Gilt Groupe, Business Insider, and MongoDB - on why healthcare investing is the place to be.


    Music: 
    1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
    2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
    3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
    4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
    5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 26 min
    Max Chafkin on the Inexorable Rise of Peter Thiel

    Max Chafkin on the Inexorable Rise of Peter Thiel

    Connie & Alex interview Max Chafkin, a columnist for Bloomberg Businessweek and the author of The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley's Pursuit of Power, a captivating new biography of Peter Thiel, the legendary Silicon Valley dealmaker turned right-wing political operator. 


    Music: 
    1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
    2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
    3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
    4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
    5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 32 min
    VC Peter Relan on Writing Discord's First Check

    VC Peter Relan on Writing Discord's First Check

    Connie interviews Peter Relan,  founder of the incubator YouWeb, about writing the first check for Discord and managing all of the VCs that were competing to get into the deal. 


    Music: 
    1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
    2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
    3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
    4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
    5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 30 min

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