In today's episode of Category Visionaries, we speak with Kyle Harisson, General Partner at Contrary, an innovation-centered VC firm backing founders from seed to scale.
Kyle’s career journey, from an entrepreneur in the creator marketplace economy to transitioning into the venture capital space
How Contrary identifies the inspirational founders of tomorrow, and what they look for in emerging innovation
Supplementing traditional approaches to venture capital with multidisciplinary research to really understand each company’s journey
How contrary articulates their values, and why marketing and brand identity are more important to VC firms than ever before
Kyle’s advice for founders confronting a challenging VC environment, and why funders need to stop being ‘afraid of their own shadow’
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