Venture Perspectives explores the world of venture capital, showcasing diverse voices and insights from Scale Venture Partners, a premier venture firm active in technology and healthcare investing.
The show will feature Scale Venture Partners Managing Directors and other instrumental members of their ecosystem including entrepreneurs, market and financial analysts, and technology and healthcare experts.
Rory O’Driscoll: His Background and Advice to Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding
Rory O’Driscoll is a successful VC by anyone’s standards. He’s been in the business for almost two decades and invests in mobile, internet, and enterprise software companies. Some of his successful deals include: Omniture (Nasdaq, acquired by Adobe for $1.8B), Connect, NetGenesis and acquisitions including ScanSafe (acquired by Cisco), Frontbridge (acquired by Microsoft), Zone Labs […]
Jeff Calcagno: Healthcare Investment Investor Looks Ahead at The Opportunities for the Industry
Jeff Calcagno’s impressive background as both a clinician and executive in the healthcare industry has provided the necessary background for his role as an investor. In this podcast, Jeff describes how he came to Scale VP and where he believes the upside is for smart investing today.
Rob Theis Discusses His Investment In Hubspot And Trends In Enterprise Investing
Scale Venture Partners Managing Director, Rob Theis, who invests in technology infrastructure and applications tells how it is a great time to invest in successful consumer applications that can be brought to the enterprise. His latest investment, HubSpot is an example of such an investment. HubSpot has incorporated the products, processes and methodologies to make […]
Andy Vitus, Principal at SVP, Gives Investment Insights for Cloud Computing
Andy Vitus discusses how he approaches investing in cloud computing. He describes how SVP talked to hundreds of directors in data centers so they could learn how to work more efficiently. As an investor in start ups, Andy shares SVP’s most cost-effective methods for growing a company today.
Success is in the Air for Lou Bock
It’s August 2009 and in the last 12 months, Lou Bock‘s portfolio has had some impressive success. He talks about how Zogenix, Horizon Therapeutics, Somaxon, Prestwick Pharmaceuticals and Orexigen have all done well. The Scale Venture Partners Managing Director has seen two positive Phase III outcomes, 2 FDA approvals and one progressing to approval since […]
Healthcare Services and Medical Devices Is Mark Brooks Investment Sweet Spot
Managing Director of Scale Venture Partners, Mark Brooks tells listeners what types of deals he likes most. He also describes his analytical investment process and what tips he has for entrepreneurs who believe they have an investment for SVP.