VentureForth - Adventures in Startups
About This Show
VentureForth gives you a glimpse into the cutting edge world of venture capital and startups, and follows the journeys, trials, and tribulations of some of the most exciting entrepreneurs and investors.
Learn about how our guests got their start, what led them to where they are today, and the exciting products and services they're investing in or building for the future.
Most Recent Episode
Tony Conrad (True Ventures) - Salt of the Earth: How Cultural Immersion Contributed To Success as Both a Founder and a VC
Tony Conrad is a partner at True Ventures and co-founder of 2 companies acquired by AOL, about.me and Sphere. He's invested in some of today’s most well-known and well-loved brands like Wordpress, Fitbit, and Blue Bottle Coffee, and Jeff Clavier says that Tony is one of the few guys who figured out how to be both a great entrepreneur and a great VC. In this episode, we learn about how Tony's background of growing up in a small farming community in Indiana, coupled with living and working all over the world, contributed to his unique perspective to consistently support amazing founders. Learn more about Tony Conrad and True Ventures! Follow Tony on Twitter @tonysphere. Tony's favorite book: Shackleton's Boat Journey Tony's hardest, most humbling eclectic job: Janitor Tony's funnest eclectic job: Yogurt merchandiser _____ Executive producer & host: Joe Mahavuthivanij Edited by: Debra Lin Theme music by: Music for Makers Logo design: Debra Lin