53 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

    • Investing
    • 5.0 • 85 Ratings

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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    #53 David Glick CTO @FLEXE, ex-VP @Amazon Topic: Lead a technical team without being technical

    #53 David Glick CTO @FLEXE, ex-VP @Amazon Topic: Lead a technical team without being technical

    053 David Glick is the CTO of FLEXE, a logistics technology company focused on reinventing warehousing and fulfilment to optimise the global delivery of goods for enterprise-class retailers and brands. Prior to FLEXE, he spent nearly 20 years at Amazon, including five years as the VP of Fulfillment Technology, where he oversaw the development and functionality of the technology within Amazon’s fulfillment centers and the transportation systems. 
    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.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    #52Dennis Miloseski Co-founder@Palm, ex-Global VP@Samsung Build partnerships with NBA Star & brands

    #52Dennis Miloseski Co-founder@Palm, ex-Global VP@Samsung Build partnerships with NBA Star & brands

    052 Dennis Miloseski is the co-founder of Palm, a palm sized smartphone focused on being connected, but not consumed with technology. He brought on 3-time NBA champ and MVP basketball star Stephen Curry as a strategic investor and advisor. Prior to Palm, he was the Global Vice President of Samsung Electronics and former Head of Design, Special projects at Google. 
    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.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #51 Domenic Perri Partner @Vertex Ventures US Topic: From business development to VC

    #51 Domenic Perri Partner @Vertex Ventures US Topic: From business development to VC

    051 Domenic Perri is a Partner at Vertex Ventures US where he invests in early stage enterprise startups. Prior to Vertex, he worked on M&A and business development at companies like Tesla and Dropbox. When he started his career, he worked closely with Robert Herjavec, the "nice shark" from ABC’s Shark Tank. 
    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.

    • 44 min
    #50 Iris Choi Partner @Floodgate Topic: From investment banking to VC

    #50 Iris Choi Partner @Floodgate Topic: From investment banking to VC

    050 Iris Choi is a Partner at Floodgate, where she sits on board of portfolio companies, makes investments and helps them build strategic corporate relationships and financings. Floodgate’s portfolio includes Twitter, Lyft, Twitch, and many others. Prior to Venture she was a VP at Goldman Sachs where she directly worked with CEOs of top companies like Disney, SanDisk and Yahoo! 
    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.

    • 58 min
    #49 Shellye Archambeau(Part2)Board Member@Verizon, Nordstrom, Okta Author@Unapologetically Ambitious

    #49 Shellye Archambeau(Part2)Board Member@Verizon, Nordstrom, Okta Author@Unapologetically Ambitious

    049 Shellye Archambeau is one of Silicon Valley's first female African American CEOs. She serves as a board member at Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies and Okta. She was the former CEO of MetricStream, where she turned a struggling Silicon Valley startup to a global leading compliance software company. Prior to becoming the CEO she was an executive at IBM and CMO at two other public companies. She is the author of Unapologetically Ambitious. 
    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
    #48 Shellye Archambeau(Part1)Board Member@Verizon, Nordstrom, Okta Author@Unapologetically Ambitious

    #48 Shellye Archambeau(Part1)Board Member@Verizon, Nordstrom, Okta Author@Unapologetically Ambitious

    048 Shellye Archambeau is one of Silicon Valley's first female African American CEOs. She serves as a board member at Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies and Okta. She was the former CEO of MetricStream, where she turned a struggling Silicon Valley startup to a global leading compliance software company. Prior to becoming the CEO she was an executive at IBM and CMO at two other public companies. She is the author of Unapologetically Ambitious. 
    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.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
85 Ratings

85 Ratings

Beherenow3 ,

Great line-up and insightful questions!

I recommend the podcast for people who are interested in entrepreneurship. Bonus points if you listen AS you’re working on your venture. There are tons of tips and insights from folks who have made it.

jaydbeaulieu ,

Impressive Podcast

Grace is a very talented young entrepreneur to keep your eye on. In SVP, Grace showcases an impressive number of first-rate guests. This is a podcast you can really learn something from in the context of VC and business at large. Grace knows how to ask the right questions to bring rich content out of her featured guests.

Arjun Sachdev ,

Entrepreneurial / Insightful

Each episode oozes with an entrepreneurial spirit that’s palpable ⚡️ thanks for providing a portal into the VC/Tech world for us! I look forward to seeing the growth of your Podcast.

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