33 episodes

Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episodes, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech company executives in Silicon Valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their way of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.
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Smart Venture Podcast Grace Gong

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Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episodes, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech company executives in Silicon Valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their way of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.
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    #33 Dong-Su Kim (Part 2) CEO of LG Technology Ventures, former VP & GM @ Samsung Ventures America

    #33 Dong-Su Kim (Part 2) CEO of LG Technology Ventures, former VP & GM @ Samsung Ventures America

    #033 Dong-Su Kim is the CEO of LG Technology Ventures, which manages over $400 million of fund assets and invests in early stage information technology, automotive, manufacturing, life-sciences and other areas. Prior to that, he worked as the Vice President and general manager of Samsung Ventures America. 
    https://www.SmartVenturePod.com IG/Twitter/FB @GraceGongGG LinkedIn:@GraceGong YouTube: https://bit.ly/gracegongyoutube Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episode, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech executives in the silicon valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their ways of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.

    • 25 min
    #32 Dong-Su Kim (Part 1) CEO of LG Technology Ventures, former VP & GM @ Samsung Ventures America

    #32 Dong-Su Kim (Part 1) CEO of LG Technology Ventures, former VP & GM @ Samsung Ventures America

    #032 Dong-Su Kim is the CEO of LG Technology Ventures, which manages over $400 million of fund assets and invests in early stage information technology, automotive, manufacturing, life-sciences and other areas. Prior to that, he worked as the Vice President and general manager of Samsung Ventures America. 
    https://www.SmartVenturePod.com IG/Twitter/FB @GraceGongGG LinkedIn:@GraceGong YouTube: https://bit.ly/gracegongyoutube Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episode, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech executives in the silicon valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their ways of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.

    • 26 min
    #31 Loni Mahanta (Part2) VP @Lyft Topic: Career development from law to tech

    #31 Loni Mahanta (Part2) VP @Lyft Topic: Career development from law to tech

    #031 Loni Mahanta is the VP of Policy Development and Research at Lyft. Loni was recruited onto the Policy team by Lyft's Chief Policy Officer and former Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx to drive strategy for the business's core policy issue, from labor policy and safety, to privacy and sustainability. Prior to that, Loni reported directly to co-founder and president John Zimmer after architecting an industry-leading initiative called "Future of Work" which focused on innovations in labor policy, portable benefits and worker protections for gig workers. Loni joined Lyft in its earliest days, leading all labor and employment-related issues facing Lyft on Lyft's Legal team. Prior to Lyft, she worked at several law firms as a commercial litigator. 
    https://www.SmartVenturePod.com IG/Twitter/FB @GraceGongGG LinkedIn:@GraceGong YouTube: https://bit.ly/gracegongyoutube Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episode, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech executives in the silicon valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their ways of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.

    • 27 min
    #30 Loni Mahanta (Part1) VP @Lyft Topic: Career development from law to tech

    #30 Loni Mahanta (Part1) VP @Lyft Topic: Career development from law to tech

    #030 Loni Mahanta is the VP of Policy Development and Research at Lyft. Loni was recruited onto the Policy team by Lyft's Chief Policy Officer and former Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx to drive strategy for the business's core policy issue, from labor policy and safety, to privacy and sustainability. Prior to that, Loni reported directly to co-founder and president John Zimmer after architecting an industry-leading initiative called "Future of Work" which focused on innovations in labor policy, portable benefits and worker protections for gig workers. Loni joined Lyft in its earliest days, leading all labor and employment-related issues facing Lyft on Lyft's Legal team. Prior to Lyft, she worked at several law firms as a commercial litigator. 
    https://www.SmartVenturePod.com IG/Twitter/FB @GraceGongGG LinkedIn:@GraceGong YouTube: https://bit.ly/gracegongyoutube Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episode, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech executives in the silicon valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their ways of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.

    • 25 min
    #29 Kim Scott (Part2) NYT&WSJ Bestselling Author @Radical Candor, ex-CEO coach @Dropbox & Twitter

    #29 Kim Scott (Part2) NYT&WSJ Bestselling Author @Radical Candor, ex-CEO coach @Dropbox & Twitter

    #029 Kim Scott is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Radical Candor and the co-founder of Radical Candor LLC. She is a former CEO coach for several top tech companies, including Dropbox, Twitter, and Qualtrics. Prior to being an author, she led AdSense, YouTube, and Doubleclick Online Sales and Operations at Google, where she directly worked with top tech leaders such as Sheryl Sandberg and Larry Page. She has a new leadership book coming out called Just Work: Get Sh*t Done, Fast & Fair.  
    https://www.SmartVenturePod.com IG/Twitter/FB @GraceGongGG LinkedIn:@GraceGong YouTube: https://bit.ly/gracegongyoutube Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episode, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech executives in the silicon valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their ways of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.

    • 21 min
    #28 Kim Scott (Part1) NYT&WSJ Bestselling Author @Radical Candor, ex-CEO coach @Dropbox & Twitter

    #28 Kim Scott (Part1) NYT&WSJ Bestselling Author @Radical Candor, ex-CEO coach @Dropbox & Twitter

    #028 Kim Scott is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Radical Candor and the co-founder of Radical Candor LLC. She is a former CEO coach for several top tech companies, including Dropbox, Twitter, and Qualtrics. Prior to being an author, she led AdSense, YouTube, and Doubleclick Online Sales and Operations at Google, where she directly worked with top tech leaders such as Sheryl Sandberg and Larry Page. She has a new leadership book coming out called Just Work: Get Sh*t Done, Fast & Fair.  
    https://www.SmartVenturePod.com IG/Twitter/FB @GraceGongGG LinkedIn:@GraceGong YouTube: https://bit.ly/gracegongyoutube Join the SVP fam with your host Grace Gong. In each episode, we are going to have conversations with some of the top investors, super star founders, as well as well known tech executives in the silicon valley. We will have a coffee chat with them to learn their ways of thinking and actionable tips on how to build or invest in a successful company.

    • 18 min

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Insightful questions

Grace has great guests with various backgrounds. She asks insightful questions. The stories about how her guests got started in their field are inspiring.

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Great podcast

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