36 min

Hina Dixit, venture capitalist at Samsung NEXT and former Apple engineering leader, discusses how to get your AI or web3 startup funded AI and the Future of Work

    • Technology

Hina Dixit, venture capitalist leading AI investing at Samsung NEXT, grew up in a small town in India from humble beginnings. She couldn’t afford a Starbucks coffee and graduated with significant student debt… which fueled her passion for mentoring and coaching as she became financially independent. 

Prior to Samsung NEXT, Hina was an Apple engineering leader who helped launch two-factor authentication and other core iOS technologies. Hina’s a reluctant venture investor having always been a builder. A mentor from Homebrew encouraged her to pursue investing and she’s now passionate about finding and funding the next generation of AI and web3 entrepreneurs.

Listen and learn… 
How Hina overcame institutional biases to achieve success in engineering leadership roles and venture investing How being trusted with money at a young age by her father helped Hina become independent and confident in her career The challenges Hina faced transitioning from a builder at Apple to an investor at Samsung NEXT What Hina looks for when investing in AI and web3 startups Where there are opportunities for innovation in web3 and metaverse infrastructure What will prevent Big Tech from centralizing the decentralized web How Hina thinks about responsible AI when evaluating new investments How and when entrepreneurs should engage corporate venture capital (CVC) firms The AR/VR technology Hina wants to invest in… her inbox is open :) References in this episode: 
Paul Lee, Synesis One CEO, discusses AI, web3 and crypto for gaming on AI and the Future of Work Krishna Gade, Fiddler CEO, discusses AI explainability on AI and the Future of Work Barr Moses, Monte Carlo CEO, discusses data pipeline monitoring on AI and the Future of Work Bindu Reddy, Abacus AI CEO, discusses training and managing data models on AI and the Future of Work How Jack Clark is incorporating AI ethics into new AGI research

Hina Dixit, venture capitalist leading AI investing at Samsung NEXT, grew up in a small town in India from humble beginnings. She couldn’t afford a Starbucks coffee and graduated with significant student debt… which fueled her passion for mentoring and coaching as she became financially independent. 

Prior to Samsung NEXT, Hina was an Apple engineering leader who helped launch two-factor authentication and other core iOS technologies. Hina’s a reluctant venture investor having always been a builder. A mentor from Homebrew encouraged her to pursue investing and she’s now passionate about finding and funding the next generation of AI and web3 entrepreneurs.

Listen and learn… 
How Hina overcame institutional biases to achieve success in engineering leadership roles and venture investing How being trusted with money at a young age by her father helped Hina become independent and confident in her career The challenges Hina faced transitioning from a builder at Apple to an investor at Samsung NEXT What Hina looks for when investing in AI and web3 startups Where there are opportunities for innovation in web3 and metaverse infrastructure What will prevent Big Tech from centralizing the decentralized web How Hina thinks about responsible AI when evaluating new investments How and when entrepreneurs should engage corporate venture capital (CVC) firms The AR/VR technology Hina wants to invest in… her inbox is open :) References in this episode: 
Paul Lee, Synesis One CEO, discusses AI, web3 and crypto for gaming on AI and the Future of Work Krishna Gade, Fiddler CEO, discusses AI explainability on AI and the Future of Work Barr Moses, Monte Carlo CEO, discusses data pipeline monitoring on AI and the Future of Work Bindu Reddy, Abacus AI CEO, discusses training and managing data models on AI and the Future of Work How Jack Clark is incorporating AI ethics into new AGI research

36 min

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