153 episodes

We talk to Southern California VCs to get to know them, their funds, and their advice for entrepreneurs.

Hosted by Minnie Ingersoll from TenOneTen, an LA-based seed fund investing in b2b software.

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We talk to Southern California VCs to get to know them, their funds, and their advice for entrepreneurs.

Hosted by Minnie Ingersoll from TenOneTen, an LA-based seed fund investing in b2b software.

    Kyle Lui -- Bling Capital

    Kyle Lui -- Bling Capital

    Another great example of top Silicon Valley talent moving to LA!
     
    Kyle Lui was a partner at multi-billion dollar DCM until he left to join Ben Ling at Bling Capital.  He shares thoughts on how a small fund can still build best in class playbooks and processes to support founders.
     

    • 28 min
    Paige Craig -- Outlander VC

    Paige Craig -- Outlander VC

    Paige Craig shares his amazing story of sneaking into Iraq dressed as a CNN reporter, how he built a private military from scratch inside Baghdad and then how he parlayed that exit into an incredible investing career that includes Wish, Scale, Gusto, AngelList and many others.

    • 32 min
    Laurent Grill -- JLL Spark

    Laurent Grill -- JLL Spark

    Corporate venture capital is becoming a first choice option for founders seeking the value-add that corporates can bring in an industry.
     
    This is the thesis of Laurent Grill as he seeks to build the #1 choice PropTech fund at JLL Spark.
     

    • 27 min
    Karan Wadhera -- Casa Verde

    Karan Wadhera -- Casa Verde

    Cannabis is still a schedule 1 narcotic (cocaine is a less serious schedule 2).  
     
    Cannabis plants have RFIDs on them and are tracked from seed to sale.
     
    Casa Verde's Karan Wadhera tells us why he sees this and other regulations as an opportunity and why he and Snoop set up Casa Verde to invest from $1M to $15M in cannabis startups.

    • 27 min
    Dan Fishman -- Regeneration VC

    Dan Fishman -- Regeneration VC

    Do you feel good about the purchases you make and the trash you generate as a consumer?
     
    Dan Fishman believes in empowering consumers and he shares perspective for startups and brands that are being built to serve our new regenerative future.

     

    • 25 min
    Maureen Klewicki -- Cedars Sinai Health Ventures

    Maureen Klewicki -- Cedars Sinai Health Ventures

    Maureen Klewicki heads up investing at Cedars-Sinai Health Ventures, the venture arm of Cedars-Sinai. Cedars-Sinai is a top 10 hospital in the US that serves more than 1 million people each year with over 4,500 physicians and nurses.
    Maureen discusses opportunities she sees for startups to be created to address issues in care delivery, the labor shortage crisis, and the move to value-based care.  She shares go to market strategies in healthcare and much more.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

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168 Ratings

ASobering ,

A Must-Listen for Entrepreneurs!

Have a question about anything “VC?”

Minnie has got you covered. 😎

Whether you’re well established in the world of venture capital, or just getting started, this is a must-listen podcast for you! Minnie does an incredible job leading engaging conversations with industry leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves and every. single. episode. is jam-packed with helpful takeaways. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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Good vibes

Came for the VC advice (I’m the CEO of an early stage start up), stayed for Minnies melodic voice that slowly lulls me to sleep.

MTandler ,

Minnie is the best!

Couldn’t be a better host than Minnie.

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