The Manila Folder
About This Show
Climbing the corporate ladder isn’t what it use to be. The Manila Folder is a podcast for anyone who leads a team, aspires to be a corporate executive, or just wants to succeed at work.
Each episode is a narrative journey where I talk to founders, CEOs, executives, and experts about what it truly takes to succeed at the top. Hear about the mistakes they made and the lessons they learned along the way. Hosted by KC Jorgensen.
Most Recent Episode
Making the Transition From Founder to Venture Capitalist
Sarah Hodges is a Partner for the early stage venture capital firm Pillar. If you sat down with Sarah two years ago and asked if she’d want to become a venture capitalist, she would have shaken her head and said, “Absolutely not!” But she changed her mind after having a heartfelt conversation about Pillar’s mission and values with founder and VC veteran, Jamie Goldstein. In Today’s Episode You’ll Hear How Sarah made the transition from corporate, to founder to venture capitalist. How startup founders should prepare to have a conversation with a venture capitalist and what they can do to knock it out of the park. Why Pillar wants to be anything but a traditional VC firm by building a company that focuses on alignment, relationships and support for founders. How venture capital contributes to innovation Why Sarah is going all-in on the Boston tech ecosystem and what they have that Silicon Valley does not. Full show notes at www.themanilafolder.net/pillar-venture-capital Follow us on Twitter | Facebook | Instagram