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Interview begins: 5:16 Debrief: 43:55 Unpopular Ventures is led by Peter Livingston, whose experience is almost entirely in startups - as both an operator and investor. He was the first engineer at iRhythm (IPO 2016) and was the founder/CEO at Lifesquare (backed by Kleiner Perkins). He has been angel investing since 2013, made >150 investments to date, and has produced investment returns well within the top decile of VC industry performance. Peter founded Unpopular Ventures to keep investing in startups - but with a bigger family, bigger checks, and bigger impact. Key points: - Disagreeing about corporate VCs (9:11) - Syndicate Model (13:37) - Investors and the syndicate (16:13) - Not following the traditional fund (26:35) - Building trust (31:25) - Edification (39:23) Learn more about Jump Capital: https://unpopular.vc/ Follow Peter’s Syndicate: https://angel.co/unpopularvc/syndicate --- Want to share information about your company, or an opportunity with the upside audience? Book a classified advertisement and your advertisement will be read in an upcoming episode of the show. Classified ads are priced at $100, and are: - Read by Jay and/or Eric on upside - Linked from the show notes - Linked from this website, upside.fm

Published on Jul 15, 2020 in Investing
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