Special Interview with Jeff Bussgang
In this Marketing Over Coffee:
Show length 26:37
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00:48 What’s the big idea?
01:46 VC Roles – General Partners, Principals, Associates, EIR, Limited Partners. Who’s Who?
02:27 Vertical Experts vs. Stage Experts
03:48 Keep in mind the size of the deal that the VC can handle
04:30 All about the people
05:23 The 3 Classic Plots of Startups
06:47 Term sheets, asymmetry of information and “The Carry”
10:20 The economics and control of Term Sheets
15:00 The 4 things you get from your VC
16:48 Exits – IPOs? IPOs outside the US?
18:40 The impact of Venture Capital on the U.S. economy
20:12 The Progressive Business Leaders Network
21:20 What’s happening in China and Vietnam in VC
22:26 Why the book is not available on Kindle (Note: This has been rectified since the interview was recorded)
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