36 min

E66: Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures on Investing in VC - Erin Harkless Moore The 10X Capital Podcast: The Limited Partner with David Weisburd and Erik Torenberg | Startups, Venture Capital, and Limited

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Erin Harkless Moore, Senior Director of Pivotal Ventures, sits down with David Weisburd to discuss Pivotal Ventures’ $1B mission to drive equality and returns. In addition, they discuss how Pivotal works to close the gender gap, ways to manage teams more thoughtfully and the capability of venture dollars to drive exponential impact. 

The 10X Capital Podcast is part of the Turpentine podcast network. Learn more: turpentine.co

We’re proudly sponsored by Deel. If you’re ready to level up your HR and payroll platform, visit:
https://bit.ly/deelx10xcapital 
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Deel is the all in one HR and payroll platform built for global work. The smartest startups in my portfolio use Deel to integrate HR, payroll, compliance, and everything else in a single product so you can focus on what you do best. Scale your business and let Deel do the rest. 

Deel allows you to hire onboard and pay talent in over 150 countries from background checks to built in contracts. You can manage the entire worker life cycle from a single and easy to use interface. 

Click here to book a free, no strings attached, demo with Deel today:
 
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X / Twitter:
@dweisburd (David Weisburd)
@erin_harkless (Erin Harkless Moore)

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LinkedIn:
Erin Harkless Moore: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-harkless-cfa/
David Weisburd: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dweisburd/ 
Pivotal Ventures: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pivotalventures/

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LINKS: 
Pivotal Ventures: https://www.pivotalventures.org/

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NEWSLETTER:
By popular demand, we’ve launched the 10X Capital Podcast newsletter, which offers this week’s venture capital and limited partner news in digestible news bites delivered straight to your email. To subscribe please visit: http://10xcapital.beehiiv.com/ 
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Questions or topics you want us to discuss on The 10X Capital Podcast? Email us at david@10xcapital.com
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TIMESTAMPS: 
(1:06) Erin Harkless Moore's Background and Pivotal Ventures' Strategy
(5:26) Balancing Collaboration and Consensus in Decision-making
(8:26) Common Mistakes made by Venture Asset Managers
(10:28) How Mission-oriented Organizations View Performance
(14:31) Sponsor: Deel
(16:05) Refining the Investment Strategy at Pivotal Ventures
(23:08) Discussion on VC Track Record
(24:36) Value of Unexpected References in Due Diligence
(32:48) Aligning Personal Values with Career Goals

Erin Harkless Moore, Senior Director of Pivotal Ventures, sits down with David Weisburd to discuss Pivotal Ventures’ $1B mission to drive equality and returns. In addition, they discuss how Pivotal works to close the gender gap, ways to manage teams more thoughtfully and the capability of venture dollars to drive exponential impact. 

The 10X Capital Podcast is part of the Turpentine podcast network. Learn more: turpentine.co

We’re proudly sponsored by Deel. If you’re ready to level up your HR and payroll platform, visit:
https://bit.ly/deelx10xcapital 
--
SPONSOR

Deel

Most businesses use up to 16 tools to hire, manage, and pay their workforce, but there's one platform that has replaced them all: that’s Deel.

Deel is the all in one HR and payroll platform built for global work. The smartest startups in my portfolio use Deel to integrate HR, payroll, compliance, and everything else in a single product so you can focus on what you do best. Scale your business and let Deel do the rest. 

Deel allows you to hire onboard and pay talent in over 150 countries from background checks to built in contracts. You can manage the entire worker life cycle from a single and easy to use interface. 

Click here to book a free, no strings attached, demo with Deel today:
 
https://bit.ly/deelx10xcapital 
--
X / Twitter:
@dweisburd (David Weisburd)
@erin_harkless (Erin Harkless Moore)

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LinkedIn:
Erin Harkless Moore: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-harkless-cfa/
David Weisburd: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dweisburd/ 
Pivotal Ventures: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pivotalventures/

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LINKS: 
Pivotal Ventures: https://www.pivotalventures.org/

 --
NEWSLETTER:
By popular demand, we’ve launched the 10X Capital Podcast newsletter, which offers this week’s venture capital and limited partner news in digestible news bites delivered straight to your email. To subscribe please visit: http://10xcapital.beehiiv.com/ 
--
Questions or topics you want us to discuss on The 10X Capital Podcast? Email us at david@10xcapital.com
--
TIMESTAMPS: 
(1:06) Erin Harkless Moore's Background and Pivotal Ventures' Strategy
(5:26) Balancing Collaboration and Consensus in Decision-making
(8:26) Common Mistakes made by Venture Asset Managers
(10:28) How Mission-oriented Organizations View Performance
(14:31) Sponsor: Deel
(16:05) Refining the Investment Strategy at Pivotal Ventures
(23:08) Discussion on VC Track Record
(24:36) Value of Unexpected References in Due Diligence
(32:48) Aligning Personal Values with Career Goals

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