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A discussion on what’s happening the tech, startups, small business, venture capital and angel investing in the US and India with tips for small businesses and entrepreneurs every week from the mind of an operator, founder, and early-stage startup investor.

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A discussion on what’s happening the tech, startups, small business, venture capital and angel investing in the US and India with tips for small businesses and entrepreneurs every week from the mind of an operator, founder, and early-stage startup investor.

Web: http://pjain.me
Twitter: https://twitter.com/investorcraft
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/investstream Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pjain/support

    Angel Investing at Scale with Fabrice Grinda

    Angel Investing at Scale with Fabrice Grinda

    Fabrice Grinda is the founder of Zingy, Aucland OLX and FJ Labs, a VC firm and venture studio based in NYC, focusing on marketplace businesses. FJ Labs has invested in hundreds of companies such as Alibaba, Bla Bla Car, Zolostays, Brightroll, ZoomCar and many many more.  In 2018, Forbes named Fabrice the #1 Angel investor in the world. 

    On this episode of Invest Stream, Fabrice shares his journey as an entrepreneur and how that led him to invest in startups in France and Europe, his thoughts on the cryptocurrency vertical, what approach he took to working with the entrepreneurs that he invested in and much much more.


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    • 1 hr 15 min
    How to Start Your First Early-Stage Venture Fund

    How to Start Your First Early-Stage Venture Fund

    On this episode of Invest Stream Live, Arjun Dev Arora, Founder of Valence Advisory, joins Invest Stream to share some tips on how to go about raising an early-stage venture capital fund for the first time. Why should one do it? What are some of the pitfalls? What do Limited Partners (LPs) want to see and what do they not like and a lot more about how one should go about raising a first time fund.  

    Arjun was a Partner at 500 Startups, Founder & CEO of ReTargeter (acquired by Sellpoints in 2015), and head of business development @ Yahoo! Real Estate and has been recognized at the: White House, United Nations (UN), and the Global Summit for Entrepreneurship, for his success and commitment to a values-centered organization.


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    Part 3 - Off the Beaten Path: Wall Street to Startup Investor - A Fireside Chat with Pankaj Jain, Founder of Invest Stream

    Part 3 - Off the Beaten Path: Wall Street to Startup Investor - A Fireside Chat with Pankaj Jain, Founder of Invest Stream

    Who is "Pankaj Jain" besides being the founder of Invest Stream and Founder Craft What came before?

    I've been a risk manager at the largest hedge fund in the world, LTCM, operator, product manager, entrepreneur, community builder at BarCamp Delhi, co-founder of HeadStart Network Foundation and Startup Weekend India.

    I've been a venture capitalist at TLabs and 500 Startups, advisor to startups, funds and platforms like AngelList India and most recently, a dabbler in startup and venture capital related video content.

    My friend and former colleague, Ritesh Bansal, suggested interviewing me on the show to bring out more about who I am and what my journey has been. Naturally, I couldn't refuse an invitation to be on my show so get ready for a frank and open discussion between an old friend and I.


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    • 26 min
    Part 2 - Off the Beaten Path: Wall Street to Startup Investor - A Fireside Chat with Pankaj Jain, Founder of Invest Stream

    Part 2 - Off the Beaten Path: Wall Street to Startup Investor - A Fireside Chat with Pankaj Jain, Founder of Invest Stream

    Who is "Pankaj Jain" besides being the founder of Invest Stream and Founder Craft What came before?

    I've been a risk manager at the largest hedge fund in the world, LTCM, operator, product manager, entrepreneur, community builder at BarCamp Delhi, co-founder of HeadStart Network Foundation and Startup Weekend India.

    I've been a venture capitalist at TLabs and 500 Startups, advisor to startups, funds and platforms like AngelList India and most recently, a dabbler in startup and venture capital related video content.

    My friend and former colleague, Ritesh Bansal, suggested interviewing me on the show to bring out more about who I am and what my journey has been. Naturally, I couldn't refuse an invitation to be on my show so get ready for a frank and open discussion between an old friend and I.


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    • 37 min
    Part 1 - Off the Beaten Path: Wall Street to Startup Investor - A Fireside Chat with Pankaj Jain, Founder of Invest Stream

    Part 1 - Off the Beaten Path: Wall Street to Startup Investor - A Fireside Chat with Pankaj Jain, Founder of Invest Stream

    Who is "Pankaj Jain" besides being the founder of Invest Stream and Founder Craft What came before?

    I've been a risk manager at the largest hedge fund in the world, LTCM, operator, product manager, entrepreneur, community builder at BarCamp Delhi, co-founder of HeadStart Network Foundation and Startup Weekend India.

    I've been a venture capitalist at TLabs and 500 Startups, advisor to startups, funds and platforms like AngelList India and most recently, a dabbler in startup and venture capital related video content.

    My friend and former colleague, Ritesh Bansal, suggested interviewing me on the show to bring out more about who I am and what my journey has been. Naturally, I couldn't refuse an invitation to be on my show so get ready for a frank and open discussion between an old friend and I.


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    • 38 min
    Steering NYC-based Unicorn, Knotel, Through the Pandemic

    Steering NYC-based Unicorn, Knotel, Through the Pandemic

    The global lockdown response to the covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on startups across the world. On this episode of Invest Stream, join me as I discuss the challenges of navigating through this crisis with Amol Sarva, the founder and CEO of Knotel, a NYC-based flexible workspace provider.

    I spoke with Amol Sarva, founder of Knotel. Knotel is a flexible workspace startup providing headquarters as a service to companies like Cheddar, Omnicom, Draft Kings and many many others. Join us as we talk about serial entrepreneurship, leading a unicorn through the pandemic and what the future of work looks like today vs. the beginning of the year.

    Amol co-founded several startups including Virgin Mobile USA, Peek, Halo Neuroscience, Knotable, Knotel, and built a building in New York called East of East. He studied cognitive science for his Ph.D. at Stanford with undergraduate degree from Columbia. He teaches at Columbia. He is a backer, advisor, and mentor at 50+ companies.


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    • 1 hr 6 min

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