Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download You need to raise money, develop judgement over time and gain access to the right deals Naval: The three things it takes to get into investing are capital, judgement and dealflow. Capital is the hardest or easiest to get—depending on your circumstances To get capital, either you […]
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As the hits get bigger, it makes more sense to invest and little less sense to start companies Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download Naval: Like other industries, the best way to make money in technology is to own a piece of a business. “You’re not going to get rich renting out your […]
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Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download Financiers now come to Silicon Valley to invest in companies before they get to Wall Street Naval: The tech industry is still underestimated. People used to think of Sand Hill Road as a nice, little backwater compared to the gargantuan Wall Street. Now there’s an acknowledgment that […]
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Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download There’s no better place to invest today than technology Naval: The returns in angel investing are interesting. There’s this meme that angel investors lose all their money and venture capital is a terrible business. It’s true if you aggregate VC and angel investments across the world. But […]
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Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download It’s a gold rush era in technology hubs like Silicon Valley Naval: We’re living through a unique time when, as Andreessen says, software is eating the world. We’re undergoing a phase shift where technology is being adopted by everybody, not just knowledge workers. This transition has created […]
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Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download This is not investment advice; it’s just one unique approach to investing Naval: Now, this is the Internet and this is America, so we have to give you some disclaimers. Angel investing is a great way to lose your money. There’s an old quip, “How do you […]
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Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download A new podcast with advice for angels in technology hubs Naval: Hey everybody, it’s Naval and Nivi. We’re going to talk about something very different than what we’ve discussed in the past. Back in the day, we did Venture Hacks, which was all about the game theory […]
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“I feel like the greatest product and project ideas are born from some sense of frustration.” — Scott Belsky Entrepreneur, investor and author Scott Belsky was frustrated with the disorganized nature of the creative world, so he created Behance to fix that problem. Scott’s new book, The Messy Middle, was also born out of […]
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“I always try to say yes whenever I can, whether it’s an investment or helping or being engaged with the company even though I can’t get an investment through my partnership.” — Wesley Chan Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Wesley Chan went from founding Google Analytics and Google Voice at the tech giant to become a […]
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“I think if you’re going to build a brand in investing, you need to create a new form of investing. I think you have to change the paradigm.” — Tim Draper Even the most successful investors in the world, like DFJ founder and world-renowned venture capitalist Tim Draper, miss out on big opportunities. Tim and […]
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