E23 Vivek Saraswat / Mayfield

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E22 Spencer Kimball / CockroachDB

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E21 Henry Sean / STORD

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E20 Unpacking growth in consumer tech with Andy Johns, Partner at Unusual Ventures

In this episode, Erasmus Elsner is talking to Andy Johns, Partner at Unusual Ventures about his growth journey at Facebook, Twitter, Quora and Wealthfront.

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E19 Moving from the monolith to a microservices architecture with effx founder Joey Parsons

In this episode, Erasmus Elsner and Cameron Weibel are joined by Joey Parsons, founder of effx to talk about moving from the monolith to a microservices architecture.

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E18 Looking for the next Cal moonshots with Caroline Winnett of UC Berkeley's SkyDeck

In this episode, Erasmus Elsner is joined by Caroline Winnett, Executive Director at UC Berkeley's own accelerator and incubator program SkyDeck.

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E17 Migrating lawyers to the cloud with legal technologist Richard Mabey, co-founder of Juro

In this episode, I am talking to Richard Mabey, co-founder of London-based Saas legaltech Juro, which recently raised a $5m Series A led by Union Square Ventures.

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E16 Unpacking marketplaces and modern food delivery wars with Mike Ghaffary from Canvas Ventures

In this episode, I am talking to Mike Ghaffary, general partner at Canvas Ventures about his journey from co-founder of Stitcher, CEO at Eat24 to becoming an institutional VC.

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E15 Building a cloud unicorn for developers with Digital Ocean co-founder Moisey Uretzky

In this episode, I am talking to Moisey Uretzky, co-founder of Digital Ocean, a cloud infrastructure unicorn built for developers headquartered in New York City.

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E14 The great hits and misses of venture capital with Brendan Wales of e.ventures

In this episode, I am talking to Brendan Wales, general partner at e.ventures on investing in data infrastructure unicorn Segment at the Seed and passing on TikTok (then Musical.ly) at the Series A.

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E13 Uncoding the ‘Coding VC’ Leo Polovets, Co-founder and General Partner at Susa Ventures

In this episode, I talk to Leo Polovets from Susa Ventures about his journey from being the second engineer at LinkedIn to starting his own venture firm.

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E12 New frontiers in Data Science with Amplify Partners' Partner Sarah Catanzaro

In this episode, I talk with Sarah Catanzaro from Amplify Partners about investing in startups that apply technological advances in machine intelligence and AI to real-world problems.

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E11 Investing in Commercial Open-source Software with Bryan Offutt from Index Ventures

In this episode, I'm talking to Bryan Offutt from Index Ventures about investing in COSS and the most recent investment Starburst, an open-source Presto distributed query engine.

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E10 Pioneering the Gig Economy with TaskRabbit Co-founder and CTO Brian Leonard

In the session, I talk to a pioneer of the gig economy, the technical co-founder and CTO of TaskRabbit, Brian Leonard, building, scaling and eventually selling TaskRabbit to IKEA.

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E09 Investing in Vertical Marketplaces with Trinity Ventures Principal John Lin

In this episode, I talk with John Lin from Trinity Ventures about his key learnings from being an entrepreneur himself and his portfolio companies Branch, Grow, Squire, Side.

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E08 On Financing Hard Tech with Root Ventures Partner Lee Edwards

In this session I talk to Lee Edwards about his journey from CTO at Teespring to venture and about financing deeply technical founders who are tackling interdisciplinary engineering problems at Root Ventures.

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E07 Simmer Co-founders Richard Wu and Vaibhav Verma on Challenging Yelp through dish-level Reviews

In this session, I'm exploring the product thesis and the go-to-market strategy for the dish-level review app Simmer with the two YC graduates Richard Wu and Vaibhav Verma.

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E06 Investing in Open-source Software with Patrick Chase from Redpoint Ventures

In this episode, I talk with Patrick Chase from Redpoint Ventures about the different business models in open source and challenges around defensibility.

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E05 Why we need Version Control for Data with Joe Doliner Co-founder and CTO of Pachyderm

In this session we get a rare glimpse into startup life as Joe Doliner introduces us to the tech at Pachyderm and recounts the journey to their Series A led by Benchmark in 2018.

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E04 How Gitlab Co-founder Sid Sijbrandij is raising a remote code unicorn that wants to go public

Sid Sijbrandij, one of Europe's greatest tech founders, joins to talk about his unlikely journey of working for a submarine company to taking the first remote unicorn public in 2020.

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E03 The journey from Chaos Monkey to Gremlin with co-founder and CTO Matthew Forniciari

In this session, Matthew Forniciari will introduce us to chaos engineering and why companies other than Netflix and Amazon desperately need Germlin's failure-as-a-service offering.

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E02 How Open-source software is eating Software with Joseph Jacks from OSS Capital

In this episode, I'm talking to Joseph Jacks, founder and general partner at OSS Capital, a VC fund exclusively dedicated to supporting commercial open-source software founders.

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E01 Exploring Pingpad through a Product Management session with Founder Ross Mayfield

In this session, Ross Mayfield walks us through his founder journey and shows us how Pingpad enables product managers with customer insights, field engagement and effective prioritization.

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E00 Debunking the 3 most common Myths about Ride-sharing Unicorns Lyft and Uber before the IPO

In this solo session, recorded in 2018 pre-IPO, I'm discussing the 3 most common misconceptions about Lyft and Uber and the ridesharing space in general.

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