21 episodes

The GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

GoingVC is a global community and career development program for venture capital. To learn more or to checkout our guides, content, models and VC research checkout https://www.goingvc.com/blog

Feedback? We'd love to hear it: podcast@goingvc.com

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The GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

GoingVC is a global community and career development program for venture capital. To learn more or to checkout our guides, content, models and VC research checkout https://www.goingvc.com/blog

Feedback? We'd love to hear it: podcast@goingvc.com

    Episode 20 - Founding A Fund with Heather Hartnett

    Episode 20 - Founding A Fund with Heather Hartnett

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Heather Hartnett (@HeatherHartnett). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Articles Rachel referenced in her first question:


    Building and Investing in the Human Needs Economy - Part 1
    The Future of Work is Human - Part 2

    Articles Heather quotes re: piece she writes on firm founders / emerging VCs:


    Predictions For 2022 According To Emerging Managers In VC
    The Opportunity for Family Office To Outperform Over the Next Decade

    Heather’s Forbes article referenced at the end:


    Joining An Existing Fund Versus Starting Your Own

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction - 0:00
    Heather’s Career Origin Story - 1:11
    Founding Human Ventures - 8:47
    Need to Haves’ & Heather’s Thesis - 11:10
    Founder-Funder Fit & the Founders of the Future  - 17:58
    Human’s First Five Years - 22:38
    Building A More Diverse Ecosystem - 27:50
    Closing Thoughts - 37:58

    • 41 min
    Episode 19 - The Evolving Venture Stack

    Episode 19 - The Evolving Venture Stack

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Michaeli Palank (@mpalank101) and Anubhav Srivastava (@anubhav0313). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Anubhav’s Book Recommendation: Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer

    Mike’s Book Recommendation: The Case for Space: How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens Up a Future of Limitless Possibility by Robert Zubrin

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction - 0:00
    Mike and Anubhav’s Career Origin Stories - 1:12
    Venture Portfolio Construction - 10:53
    The Evolving Venture Stack - 33:21
    Celebrity Investors - 38:21
    From Hollywood to Sand Hill Road - 48:53
    2022 and Closing Thoughts - 53:36

    • 59 min
    Episode 18 - VCs as Creators | Becoming TikTok's @VentureCapitalGuy

    Episode 18 - VCs as Creators | Becoming TikTok's @VentureCapitalGuy

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Jonathan Chang (twitter: @thechangj /TikTok:@venturecapitalguy). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Jonathan’s Favourite VC/Startup TikToker’s: 


    @turnernovak
    @trilliondollartam
    @joinentre
    @indexventures
    @rexwoodbury

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction - 0:00
    VCs as Creators and Becoming @VentureCapitalGuy on TikTok - 04:55
    Founding Gen-Z Scouts - 10:05
    Gen-Z Enterprise Investors? - 18:17
    Celebrity Investors - 19:53
    Learning’s From His First Year - 24:07
    2022 and Beyond - 25:35

    • 30 min
    Episode 17 - Finding That One Thing with David Rosenthal

    Episode 17 - Finding That One Thing with David Rosenthal

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with David Rosenthal (@djrosent). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!



    Episode Chapters


    Introduction - 0:00
    David's Origin Story - 01:19
    The Unstructured Path - 10:11
    Luck - 15:18
    Junior vs. Senior POV - 19:26
    In It For The Long Haul? - 22:04
    Competitive vs. Cooperate - 24:50
    The Future - 30:08

    • 41 min
    Episode 16 - Diligence Is A Two Way Street with Dylan Itzikowitz

    Episode 16 - Diligence Is A Two Way Street with Dylan Itzikowitz

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today the first episode of a three-part conversation with Dylan Itzikowitz (@ditzikow). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction — 0:00
    Dylan’s (Canadian) Origin Story— 1:17
    Putting On The Founder Hat — 8:56
    Levelling Up (How Does One Even Do It?) — 12:26
    Day In The Life At Expa — 18:23
    Picking An Accelerator, Diligence Is A Two Way Street — 24:09
    Looking To The Future & Closing Thoughts — 29:26

    • 34 min
    Episode 15 - What's Good for the LP is Good for the GP, first of a three-part miniseries with Cai Greeff

    Episode 15 - What's Good for the LP is Good for the GP, first of a three-part miniseries with Cai Greeff

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today the first episode of a three-part conversation with Cai Greeff (@CaiGreeff). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Editor's Note: Cai is going to be writing a series of blog posts that will go along with each episode to dive more deeply into the topics discussed, be sure to check it out!

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction — 0:00
    Cai's Origin Story — 2:21
    He'd Never Even Heard Of It | Is a CFA Relevant in VC? — 5:36
    One Asset Class Of Many  — 9:56
    Manager Allocations — 18:20
    The GP, LP Relationship — 29:12

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Real talk

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