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#24 Martin Tobias - Navigating Economic Cycles and Investing for the Future
Stonks CEO Ali Moiz is back at it again with another Stonkcast! This time, he welcomes serial investor and founder of Incisive Ventures Martin Tobias.
No stone was left unturned throughout this far-reaching conversation. Tune in to hear about:
Martin’s early years at MicrosoftHis introduction into investingTheses he's betting on and his outlook for 2023Whether an aspiring investor, a serial founder, or a grizzled operator, this conversation contains something for you
#23 Zak Slayback - Crazy OR Crazy Awesome?
Zak Slayback invests in innovators. The 1517 Fund has proven time and time again that their thesis provides 10x outcomes.
Zak breaks down 1517’s belief in dropouts, renegades, and deep tech scientists and how it helps them excel in the VC world. By the 10-minute mark in this episode, you’ll find yourself staring off into space, mouth agape as you fall deeper into admiration for what Zak and the 1517 team have accomplished in a short amount of time. His stories are that compelling. Where else will you hear about a founder named Tony Stark, who styles himself exactly like the Marvel superhero?
Outlooks for Venture and Holiday Cheer - Secondary Saturdays 12/17
Based on our write-up with Forum Ventures, Adam and Tom discuss next year's outlook. We also cover the latest from The Information, including their USV coverage and why Holiday Parties are not in-season this year.
#22 - Niko Bonatsos - Framing Invests through Gen Z Interests & Adapting to The Times
Watching Niko Bonatsos discuss venture investing is like watching Michael Jordan shoot a basketball–effortless.
This episode of Stonkcast features the prolific investor in his element, discussing a wide array of topics from investing for the Gen z audience and the basic decision-making process at General Catalyst. It’s not often you hear such an important voice in this space, like Niko, pack nugget after nugget of wisdom into a half-hour podcast. Tune in and find your takeaway.
SPECIAL FEATURE SpaceX & the Aerospace Industry - Secondary Saturdays 12/10
Hosts Adam Hardej and Angela Dalton invite you to hear from a panel of space experts to learn about the SpaceX opportunity and the aerospace industry at large.
If the term "space experts" is not enough to get you excited, don't worry there's more.
This round table features a Mars-worthy list of notable investors in this space:
Arjun Sethi - Tribe Capital
Sam Korus - ARK Investment Management
Aaron Burnett - Spaced Ventures
Jonathan Lacoste - Space.VC
Together, with the help of our co-hosts, they'll explore all the notable aspects of SpaceX's progress in the market and what makes this deal unique. We'll cover specifics like the competitive landscape, growing market opportunity, latest traction (estimates), unique value propositions, and risks.
You can't talk about SpaceX without adding additional context to this whole market. It's one of the most exciting aspects of having this well-rounded group of panelists here to share their insights into the long-term momentum surrounding aerospace companies.
We can promise you one thing: You will leave with a better understanding of this entire area of investment thanks to these experts.
#21 - Eunice Ajim - The Importance of Showing Up and the African Startup Scene
If anyone knows about perseverance, it’s Eunice Ajim. A former founder and tenacious entrepreneur, Eunice learned very many lessons about the trials and tribulations of startups the hard way. Candidly, this badge of honor is not something many other emerging VC managers can claim. Listen to her journey and you will understand exactly what we mean
.Eunice sat down with Stonks CEO Ali Moiz for the latest episode of the Stonkcast. In it, she discusses her outlook on private markets and how it influences her mentorship/advice to African founders. Don’t miss how Eunice describes her journey from being a founder living in her car to raising her first institutional fund.