19 episodes

The GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

GoingVC is a global community and career development program for venture capital. To learn more or to checkout our guides, content, models and VC research checkout https://www.goingvc.com/blog

Feedback? We'd love to hear it: podcast@goingvc.com

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    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

The GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

GoingVC is a global community and career development program for venture capital. To learn more or to checkout our guides, content, models and VC research checkout https://www.goingvc.com/blog

Feedback? We'd love to hear it: podcast@goingvc.com

    Episode 18 - VCs as Creators | Becoming TikTok's @VentureCapitalGuy

    Episode 18 - VCs as Creators | Becoming TikTok's @VentureCapitalGuy

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Jonathan Chang (twitter: @thechangj /TikTok:@venturecapitalguy). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Jonathan’s Favourite VC/Startup TikToker’s: 


    @turnernovak
    @trilliondollartam
    @joinentre
    @indexventures
    @rexwoodbury

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction - 0:00
    VCs as Creators and Becoming @VentureCapitalGuy on TikTok - 04:55
    Founding Gen-Z Scouts - 10:05
    Gen-Z Enterprise Investors? - 18:17
    Celebrity Investors - 19:53
    Learning’s From His First Year - 24:07
    2022 and Beyond - 25:35

    • 30 min
    Episode 17 - Finding That One Thing with David Rosenthal

    Episode 17 - Finding That One Thing with David Rosenthal

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with David Rosenthal (@djrosent). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!



    Episode Chapters


    Introduction - 0:00
    David's Origin Story - 01:19
    The Unstructured Path - 10:11
    Luck - 15:18
    Junior vs. Senior POV - 19:26
    In It For The Long Haul? - 22:04
    Competitive vs. Cooperate - 24:50
    The Future - 30:08

    • 41 min
    Episode 16 - Diligence Is A Two Way Street with Dylan Itzikowitz

    Episode 16 - Diligence Is A Two Way Street with Dylan Itzikowitz

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today the first episode of a three-part conversation with Dylan Itzikowitz (@ditzikow). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction — 0:00
    Dylan’s (Canadian) Origin Story— 1:17
    Putting On The Founder Hat — 8:56
    Levelling Up (How Does One Even Do It?) — 12:26
    Day In The Life At Expa — 18:23
    Picking An Accelerator, Diligence Is A Two Way Street — 24:09
    Looking To The Future & Closing Thoughts — 29:26

    • 34 min
    Episode 15 - What's Good for the LP is Good for the GP, first of a three-part miniseries with Cai Greeff

    Episode 15 - What's Good for the LP is Good for the GP, first of a three-part miniseries with Cai Greeff

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today the first episode of a three-part conversation with Cai Greeff (@CaiGreeff). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Editor's Note: Cai is going to be writing a series of blog posts that will go along with each episode to dive more deeply into the topics discussed, be sure to check it out!

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction — 0:00
    Cai's Origin Story — 2:21
    He'd Never Even Heard Of It | Is a CFA Relevant in VC? — 5:36
    One Asset Class Of Many  — 9:56
    Manager Allocations — 18:20
    The GP, LP Relationship — 29:12

    • 35 min
    Episode 14 - The Importance Of Having Fun, and Why All Experience Is Valuable - a Conversation with Julia Kahky

    Episode 14 - The Importance Of Having Fun, and Why All Experience Is Valuable - a Conversation with Julia Kahky

    👋 Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Julia Kahky (@JuliaKahky). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction — 0:00
    Keeping It All In Perspective - Julia’s Origin Story — 1:12
    From GM to VC, Modern Lessons From A Century Old Company — 8:57
    All Experience Is Great Experience — 20:26
    2021 and Beyond - the Enduring Magic of In-Person Experiences — 24:09
    Diversity in the Innovation Ecosystem - Past, Present and Future — 31:07
    The Importance of Storytelling and Closing Thoughts — 40:42

    • 48 min
    Episode 13 - Moving the Needle On Gender in the Innovation Ecosystem with Anne Cocquyt

    Episode 13 - Moving the Needle On Gender in the Innovation Ecosystem with Anne Cocquyt

    👋 Hey!  Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), Austin and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

    We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Anne Cocquyt (@annecocquyt). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at podcast@goingvc.com!

    Episode Chapters:


    Introduction & Anne's Background — 0:00
    Founding the Guild — 06:10
    What is Diversity? — 12:43
    Moving the Needle — 20:27
    Tactical Feedback for Founders and Investors — 35:12
    Closing Thoughts — 41:20

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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Real talk

Love the topics that are covered and the natural tone of the conversation.

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Fantastic

I love the relevance and quality of this podcast. Cant wait to hear the next episode.

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Insightful!

Solid format, lots of helpful bits of industry insight. Can't wait for more.

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