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Conversations with Business Founders, Innovators & Entrepreneurs on how their Journey has Inspired, Created & Evolved CULTURE.
Hear the background of these leaders, pick up on tips for growth, lessons learned, raising capital, company culture and their words to live by.
Get Inspired.

Culture: Founders, Entrepreneurs & Innovators Charlie Stephens

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Conversations with Business Founders, Innovators & Entrepreneurs on how their Journey has Inspired, Created & Evolved CULTURE.
Hear the background of these leaders, pick up on tips for growth, lessons learned, raising capital, company culture and their words to live by.
Get Inspired.

    Soraya Darabi, General Partner at Trail Mix Ventures

    Soraya Darabi, General Partner at Trail Mix Ventures

    Trail Mix Ventures an early stage investment firm focused on the future of living well. We talk through qualifying startup investments, the process of raising capital & traits of successful founders. As a 3x Mentor of the Year by Techstars, we discuss the secrets mentorship & finding a good mentor. Advice for female founders, tips for networking & the opportunities open for collaboration.
    https://www.trailmix.vc/
    Past Interviews: https://www.charlienyc.com/leaderslive

    • 46 min
    Kai Bond, Courtside Ventures

    Kai Bond, Courtside Ventures

    Partner at Courtside Ventures, an early-stage fund focused on sports, fitness & gaming. Kai talks about his past work as 3x Founder, working at Comcast Ventures leading investments focused on underrepresented founders, Hear his process in qualifying startups, founders who stand out, building teams, hiring to motivate & align company culture. He explains thoughts on raising capital & opportunities he's looking to collaborate on. 
http://www.courtsidevc.com/
    www.CharlieNYC.com


    • 45 min
    Leaders Live VC Investor Panel ( Angel -IPO )

    Leaders Live VC Investor Panel ( Angel -IPO )

    Venture Capital Investor Panel - Angel to IPO w/
    Nikita Singareddy Investor @RRE Ventures | Kunal Mehta Principle @Hearst Ventures & Mario Gabriele @Charge VC.   Talking Covid-19 Impact on investing, raising capital & how to best strategies approach investors. Technology, healthcare tech, transportation mobility, esports and religious tech? Yes its all here!

    https://readthegeneralist.com

    https://www.amazon.com/Finding-Genius-Venture-Capital-Betting-ebook/dp/B07YCZH3NS

    www.CharlieN

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Leaders Live: Laura Chau, Canaan Partners

    Leaders Live: Laura Chau, Canaan Partners

    Laura Chau is a Principal at Canaan Partners who focuses on investing in early stage consumer technology companies that are changing the way we live, work, and think. Laura has partnered with category-defining startups in various roles, including Coterie, Kabam, Cuyana, Branch Metrics, Greenhouse, Kustomer, and KonMari Media. Canaan is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs with visionary ideas.

    www.CharlieNYC.com

    • 47 min
    Jeremy Levine, Bessemer Venture Partners

    Jeremy Levine, Bessemer Venture Partners

    Jeremy Levine is a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) supporting entrepreneurs who want to create revolutions of their own. From his early business career at McKinsey to working with BVP for near two decades, he shares his principals on investor communication, customer acquisition, raising capital, networking & dislike for partnerships. Stories on Founders Jeremy Stoppelman @ Yelp, Tobi Lutke @ Shopify & the key insights that help BVP find the roadmaps to invest.
    www.CharlieNYC.com
    www.BVP.com

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Leaders Live: Kunal Mehta, Hearst Ventures

    Leaders Live: Kunal Mehta, Hearst Ventures

    Lessons from the Founders of Betterment, Pintrest, Yippit, & Eniac Ventures. We discuss the Hearst Ventures investment strategy for Transportation Mobility, FinTech, Cyber Securities and emerging areas in Media.
    “Realizing Optionality. Embrace your failures & understand their are options and bounce back paths. Theres always more options.”

    Finding Genius: https://www.amazon.com/Finding-Genius-Venture-Capital-Betting-ebook/dp/B07YCZH3NS

    www.charlienyc.com/leaderslive 

    • 26 min

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30 Ratings

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If You Know, You Know

Charlie is as sincere and driven as they come. If you’re fortunate enough to connect with him for coffee, lunch, or a cocktail, you’ll quickly understand how genuine he is as a professional and how considerate he is as a person. He leads with value. Proud to call him a friend. Very apprecaitive for these podcasts. Stay great.

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