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Each week, StrictlyVC Editor-in Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, review the top stories in StrictlyVC and interview a mover and shaker in the world of tech.

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Each week, StrictlyVC Editor-in Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, review the top stories in StrictlyVC and interview a mover and shaker in the world of tech.

    Talking Shop with Neil Sequeira of Defy.vc

    Talking Shop with Neil Sequeira of Defy.vc

    Alex finds some brights spots in this week's tech news, and then Connie talks to Neil Sequeira of Defy.vc about what it takes to raise a VC fund these days, where Defy is investing, and more.  

    • 33 min
    OpenAI CEO Sam Altman on ChatGPT and Our Future with AI

    OpenAI CEO Sam Altman on ChatGPT and Our Future with AI

    Alex muses about where AI is taking us, and then Connie goes right to the source: Sam Altman, head of OpenAI, the artificial intelligence platform behind the seemingly human chatbot ChatGPT.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Sequoia’s Alfred Lin on FTX, Crypto, and Investing for the Long Haul

    Sequoia’s Alfred Lin on FTX, Crypto, and Investing for the Long Haul

    Connie talks to Sequoia partner Alfred Lin, who earned the top spot on the 2021 Forbes Midas List thanks to his investments in Airbnb and DoorDash, which went public on consecutive days in December, 2020. Lin talks to Connie about what Sequoia has learned from its investment in FTX as well as how Sequoia is preparing its portfolio for the future. 

    • 29 min
    VCs Pushing Startups May Face Investor Demands Themselves

    VCs Pushing Startups May Face Investor Demands Themselves

    Connie & Alex talk tech news, and then Connie interviews Peter Wagner of Wing Venture Capital about how the VC world is changing in these tougher times. 

    Music: 
    1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
    2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
    3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
    4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
    5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 20 min
    VC Bradley Tusk Thinks Twitter Will Cost Elon Musk Much More Than He Paid for It

    VC Bradley Tusk Thinks Twitter Will Cost Elon Musk Much More Than He Paid for It

    Connie talks to Fabrice Grinda, the founding partner at FJ Labs, a venture fund that has invested in over 900 startups around the world, about some of the financing risks that startups face given high interest rates.

    Nextt, Connie and Alex chat with Bradley Tusk, the CEO and founder of Tusk Ventures, which invests at the intersection of venture capital and regulation. Tusk has some interesting end-of-year predictions and thinks Elon Musk's management of Twitter could ultimately cost him much more than the $44 billion he paid for the social media platform. 

    Music: 
    1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
    2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
    3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
    4.  "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod (https://filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo)
    4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
    5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

    • 40 min
    Economist, VC, and MIT fellow Paul Kedrosky on the Dangers of OpenAI

    Economist, VC, and MIT fellow Paul Kedrosky on the Dangers of OpenAI

    Connie & Alex sprint through a couple of news stories, and then Connie talks to economist, VC, and MIT fellow Paul Kedrosky about OpenAI and some of the risks it could pose today and down the road.

    Music: 
    1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
    2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
    3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
    4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
    5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 17 min

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