11 episodes

From Wildcat Venture Partners, Traction and Trapped Value is the podcast where we share perspectives, stories and insights on how to truly unlock the trapped value that exists in today’s intelligence age. It’s about understanding the business of venture capital and learning what it really takes to maximize investment traction and become tomorrow’s market disruptors and industry leaders. Learn more at Wildcat.vc.

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From Wildcat Venture Partners, Traction and Trapped Value is the podcast where we share perspectives, stories and insights on how to truly unlock the trapped value that exists in today’s intelligence age. It’s about understanding the business of venture capital and learning what it really takes to maximize investment traction and become tomorrow’s market disruptors and industry leaders. Learn more at Wildcat.vc.

    Ep. 11 - Crossing the Chasm to Create a Better World for Women - with Clint McKinlay

    Ep. 11 - Crossing the Chasm to Create a Better World for Women - with Clint McKinlay

    Wildcat believes and invests in early stage companies that solve massive problems and deliver solutions for a better world. And those solutions can tap into powering those movements around economic equality, diversity and inclusivity. Ruby Ribbon is one of their portfolio companies that have done just that.
    Clint McKinlay is Ruby Ribbon’s CEO. He believes that to determine how to cross chasms, there's a great deal of humility and listening that’s needed.
    In this episode, Clint shares Ruby Ribbon’s

    • 36 min
    Ep. 10 - The Importance of Talent and Team to Cross the Chasm - with Jennifer Trzepacz

    Ep. 10 - The Importance of Talent and Team to Cross the Chasm - with Jennifer Trzepacz

    Crossing the Chasm is a valuable framework to drive early stage venture investment decisions and serve as an operational guide for companies throughout their duration with Wildcat. But having a framework isn’t sufficient enough to build and scale a category-disrupting business.
    Jennifer Trzepacz, COO and Partner at Wildcat Venture Partners says that it’s the talent that makes a company come to life. It’s necessary to deeply evaluate these entrepreneurs

    • 23 min
    Ep. 9 - Crossing the Chasm as a Framework for Investments - with Geoffrey Moore, Bryan Stolle and Jennifer Trzepacz

    Ep. 9 - Crossing the Chasm as a Framework for Investments - with Geoffrey Moore, Bryan Stolle and Jennifer Trzepacz

    Crossing the Chasm is a critical framework that the Wildcat team has experienced as operators, executives and investors, using it throughout their careers.
    Geoffrey Moore, Author of the best-selling book Crossing the Chasm, and Partner at Wildcat Venture Partners, shares that this B2B market development model is the lowest risk, highest return play in venture.
    In this episode Geoffrey, Founding Partner Bryan Stolle, and COO & Partner Jennifer Trzepacz, known as JT, dive deeper into this strategic and ope

    • 38 min
    Ep. 8 - The Hierarchy of Powers as an Investment Model with Geoffrey Moore

    Ep. 8 - The Hierarchy of Powers as an Investment Model with Geoffrey Moore

    In early stage venture, determining those important signals that indicate investment potential and traction are critical.
    One way to do so is through this concept of power as Geoffrey Moore, Author of Crossing the Chasm, Speaker, Advisor and Venture Partner at Wildcat shares in this episode.
    Listen to hear Geoffrey outline the five-part hierarchy of powers and where trapped value lies in this investment framework.
    Learn more, and find the complete show notes, at
    www.wildcat.vc

    • 27 min
    Ep. 7 - The Future of Digital Transformation: Trends, Opportunities and What Lies Ahead with Grahme Taylor

    Ep. 7 - The Future of Digital Transformation: Trends, Opportunities and What Lies Ahead with Grahme Taylor

    Much has changed in the past year and there's no question that digital transformation initiatives across every business have been front and center. There’s been a lot of forced experiments that have accelerated the adoption of these technology efforts, as the pandemic has catalyzed a shift in how companies approach optimizing their operations.
    Grahme Taylor, Associate at Wildcat Venture Partners is a firm believer in the power of technology companies to fight inefficiency at scale and solve massive, co

    • 25 min
    Ep. 6 - Digital Transformation: Overcoming Changes and Challenges to find the Opportunities

    Ep. 6 - Digital Transformation: Overcoming Changes and Challenges to find the Opportunities

    Where we work and how we work have been completely disrupted by the pandemic. Behaviors, processes, systems and tools have fundamentally changed, and this seismic shift in the way businesses operate is one of the areas that Wildcat focuses on.
    It’s called digital transformation -- which the Wildcat team defines as how enterprises use technology to change their businesses processes in order to unlock trapped value and optimize operations.
    In this episode, Bryan Stolle discusses the impact of Covid 19 o

    • 19 min

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