As a first-time founder, Nico Simko, the CEO of digital bank Clair, found that it was easy to be wooed by investors. It was simplicity
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After fielding endless criticism and navigating a pivot, Craig Lewis, Founder and CEO of gig economy payroll platform Gig Wage, found success in perseverance.
On this week’s episode of The First Close, we hear from Elizabeth Yin, the Co-Founder and General Partner of Hustle Fund, a pre-seed fund focused
In this episode of The First Close, we interview Charmel Maynard, chief investment officer of the University of Miami, a private university in Coral Gables,
Brian Hollins, founder and general partner of Collide Capital, a seed-stage enterprise and consumer services fund, is not your typical venture capitalist. A current student
In our inaugural episode of How to Raise a Round, we step into the world of first-time founder Filip Victor—CEO of the identity verification startup,
Monique Woodard, founder and managing partner at Cake Ventures, a seed-stage fund based in San Francisco, was inspired to start her own fund when she
This week on The First Close, we interview Nasir Qadree, founder and managing partner at Zeal Capital Partners, an early-stage fund based in Washington, DC.
In this episode of The First Close, we interview Justin Hall and Michael Lints, partners at Golden Gate Ventures, a venture capital firm based in