Rahul Thayyalamkandy & Sebastian Mallaby , Understanding VC

Deep Dive: The Power Law with Sebastian Mallaby

21 Sep 2022 • 57 min • EN
57 min
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In this episode, you will learn:Silicon Valley’s open and sharing culture and the role VCs had in its makingThe mindset of a VCThe role VCs played in making companies like Apple what they are todayVCs who’ve stood out to Sebastian while researching for the bookBill Gurley and his investment in Uber + how he understood that network businesses are lucrativeWhat is the solution for growth investors coming in and spoiling the market?Why taking risks as a VC shouldn’t equate to writing checks with minimum due diligenceThe importance of network embeddedness + preparedness for a VC3 things to do to remain at the top as a VC About Sebastian Mallaby is the Paul A. Volcker senior fellow for international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He is an experienced journalist and public speaker and contributes to a variety of publications, including Foreign Affairs, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, and the Financial Times, where he spent two years as a contributing editor. He is also the author of five books, most recently The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future.

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