44 episodes

David Waxman and Minnie Ingersoll are partners and investors at TenOneTen, an early stage venture fund in LA. They talk with LA based VCs and friends about the rapidly growing Los Angeles tech scene. 

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    • 5.0, 103 Ratings

David Waxman and Minnie Ingersoll are partners and investors at TenOneTen, an early stage venture fund in LA. They talk with LA based VCs and friends about the rapidly growing Los Angeles tech scene. 

    Dovi Frances -- Group11

    Dovi Frances -- Group11

    Dovi Frances is the founder of Group11 VC, one of the nation’s top decile performing FinTech funds.

    Group11 has led fintech investments into category defining companies such as Tipalti, Sunbit, TripActions and next insurance to name a few. (Series A sweet spot).

    Dovi is a bold thinker who isn’t afraid to throw jabs at other venture capitalists for hosting too many lavish parties and yoga sessions. This one is a fun listen.

    • 30 min
    Ernst & Vaughn -- Blue Bear Capital

    Ernst & Vaughn -- Blue Bear Capital

    Blue Bear Capital invests in technologies for the energy sector ($1-4M first check).  We talk with Ernst and Vaughn about the energy supply chain, the growth of renewables and what Ernst calls BroPEC.

    • 30 min
    Aditi Maliwal -- Upfront Ventures

    Aditi Maliwal -- Upfront Ventures

    One of the newest partners at Upfront, Aditi Maliwal, tells us about her path to partner, her investments in Chime, BetterUp, and her time in Google corp dev.

    • 28 min
    Ben Savage -- Clocktower Ventures

    Ben Savage -- Clocktower Ventures

    Ben Savage tells us about Clocktower Ventures.  They are fintech specialists who invest stage-agnostically into financial services innovation ($250k - $2.5m).

    Clocktower never leads rounds and Ben suggests that VCs often don't make for the best board members anyhow.  

    Clocktower Ventures:
    https://www.clocktowerventures.com/

    Pasadena VC/founder event:
    https://bit.ly/35e5Kxc

    • 28 min
    Steph Janson -- OCV

    Steph Janson -- OCV

    Steph Janson joins to tell us about OCV, a $260M LA fund investing into companies that have $5M+ ARR.  He also shares some great stories about Israel's startup ecosystem and his time at OurCrowd.

    • 27 min
    Jesse Draper -- Halogen Ventures

    Jesse Draper -- Halogen Ventures

    Halogen Ventures invests ($250k - $1M) in consumer tech companies led by women (The Skimm, Carbon38). Jesse Draper shares her perspective of growing up 4th gen VC, how she learned to be fearless, and much more.

    Must see TV:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiIWcoeWeN8

    Jesse and Adam Draper podcast:
    https://apple.co/2JUclmX

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
103 Ratings

103 Ratings

big keats ,

Really fascinating deep dives into the L.A. startup scene

This is a great podcast for learning about or just staying up to speed on the LA venture scene. Great guests and really interesting discussions.

Blake0011 ,

Great Resource!

A must listen for any LA founder who needs to understand the local VC ecosystem. Looking forward to connecting personally with many of their guests and of course 10110!

Zoe Regan ,

Great podcast for founders and investors

Lots of great insights are shares on this podcast. If you are an LA based founder or investor or doing diligence on the LA scene, this is a great resource.

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