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06: Finding Alpha in Texas: Rajiv Bala’s Approach to Early-Stage at Clutch VC

Rajiv Bala, GP of Clutch VC, a pre-seed and seed-stage exclusively investing in Texas - is committed and bullish on the region with a hands-on approach to investing, w...

05: Discovering hidden baseball talent to leading Sales at Stripe all applied to finding outliers in tech - Meka Asonye, First Round Capital

Meka Asonye, a Partner at First Round Capital, started angel investing in 2018 while working at Stripe and joined First Round in 2021. He has made dozens of Angel inve...

04: 3x tech founder turned seed VC brings a founder mindset to startup investing - Amit Kumar, Accel

Amit Kumar, former founder and angel investor, is a generalist venture capitalist at Accel focused on dev tools, healthcare, and fintech startups. Twitter acquired Ami...

03: Angel vs VC, finding purpose and community in startup investing - Rachel Sheinbein

Rachel Sheinbein is an angel investor with over 250 startup investments.  She shares her insights on angel investing and how it allows her to work with founders “even ...

02: 300 startup investments, 500 LPs, sharp elbows - Jenny Fielding, Everywhere Ventures

Jenny Fielding, a pre-seed investor and angel with 300 early-stage startup investments, discusses investing in FinTech, hard tech, and consumer spaces over the past de...

01: State of Venture Capital 2024 with Arjun Arora

We're all discussing current market conditions - valuations, AI hype, fundraising challenges... Before we kick off our planned interview series on First Funders, we sa...

About the Hosts: How they got into Seed and Angel Investing

Before you dive into our archives or the next episode, learn about First Funders and its hosts, Shaherose Charania and Aamir Virani.  You'll hear about Shaherose's bac...

Coming Soon - a podcast for Angels and Venture Capitalists who write first checks

Coming soon. First Funders is a podcast for the Angels and Venture Capitalists who write first checks. Co-hosted by Shaherose Charania, startup builder turned VC. And ...

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