A Slew of New Podcasts

I’ve been a bit delinquent on updating my blog with all the new podcasts we’ve shared recently on http://podcast.seecamp.com

However, below is the list for your convenience. We’ve discussed hardware startups with Marc from Winnow, PR with Bryce from Albion Drive, Entrepreneurship and investing with Suranga from Balderton, Growth Hacking with Malcolm Bell from Mailcloud, investing in the Asian markets with Tytus from Fresco and Bay from Brinc, how top tier firms Index Ventures and Greylock Ventures invest with Neil Rimer and Josh Elman respectively, Reshma and I talk about what an Acceleration fund is, Taylor wraps up his Product Roadmap series, and lastly, had the honor of sitting down with John Collison, co-founder of Stripe!

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The Fundraising Field Guide Book

The Fundraising Field Guide

The Fundraising Field Guide was written to help early-stage tech startup founders decipher and navigate the fundraising process. It provides an overview of the soft and not-so-soft challenges you will need to prepare for as part of your fundraising journey, including things like reaching out to investors, dealing with rejections constructively, preparing materials and financials, understanding valuations and deal terms, and how to manage the legal process.

I hope you enjoy the book and get lots of use from it. I’ve adopted a ‘free-to-download-and-donate-if-you-like-it’ model because hey, if you’re fundraising, you’re bootstrapped right? If you do enjoy it, however, please consider donating to one of the charities in the “Get & Donate” section of this site to support organizations that are helping people around the world with their social entrepreneurship challenges.

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Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 25: Heidi Roizen of DFJ

In the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their stories and gleam key advice and learnings from their experiences.

During our US Trip we had a chance to chat with Heidi Roizen of DFJ to hear her story, what she looks for in founders, and how to manage key stages in a company’s life.

Heidi Roizen is the operating partner at DFJ. She has spent her life immersed in the Silicon Valley ecosystem as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, venture capitalist, educator, and member of the boards of directors of private and public companies, trade associations and nonprofit institutions.

After receiving her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Stanford University, Heidi co-founded T/Maker Company (an early personal computer software company) in 1983, where she served as CEO from inception through its acquisition by Deluxe Corporation in 1994. In 1996, Heidi joined Apple as vice president of worldwide developer relations. From there, Heidi entered the venture capital world, serving as a managing director of Mobius Venture Capital from 1999 to 2007.

Heidi is also a Fenwick and West Entrepreneurship Educator in the Department of Engineering at Stanford University, where she teaches the course Spirit of Entrepreneurship. Heidi is a member of the boards of directors DMGT (LSE:DMGT), ShareThis, and Technorati, and serves on the advisory boards of Springboard Enterprises and the National Center for Women in Information Technology.

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Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 20: Rob Go of Nextview Ventures

In the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their stories and gleam key advice and learnings from their experiences.

During our US Trip we had the chance to sit down and chat with co-founder Rob Go of NextView Ventures while at their offices in Boston.

With a background in operational product-focused roles at eBay, Fidelity and BzzAgent, and having spent some time as a VC at Spark Capital prior to starting NextView, Rob brings a wealth of different points of view to the companies he works with.

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Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 18: Jeff Bussgang of Flybridge Ventures & author of Mastering the VC Game

In the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their stories and gleam key advice and learnings from their experiences.

We had a chance to sit down with Jeff Bussgang, author of Mastering the VC Game, to get his insights on company development and what he looks for in a founder.

Jeff is a former entrepreneur (Upromise, Open Market) who joined Flybridge Capital Partners in 2002 and focuses on the consumer, marketing services, e-commerce, software, and mobile start-up markets. On the side, he serves as a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School where he teaches a class on entrepreneurship and lean startups, called Launching Technology Ventures and has co-authored ten HBS cases. Jeff also currently sits on the board of MITX, the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange and is a Founding Executive Committee Member of First Growth Venture Network – a network of venture and angel investors supporting entrepreneurs building companies in the New York area.

Jeff holds a BA in Computer Science from Harvard University where he graduated magna cum laude and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar and a Ford Scholar.

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