Jonathan Kroll is a former founder, startup CTO, and product lead turned early stage VC. Currently a Partner @ RareBreed Ventures, Jonathan has had prior stints at Spero Ventures and a16z. He talks about his learnings as an investor and offers advice for aspiring VCs.
Becca Shmukler is a Principal at Laerdal Million Lives Fund, which is a $100M venture capital fund investing in commercial-stage healthcare startups with disruptive, data-driven technologies that enable the right care at the right time to achieve maximum life-saving...
Mike is a Founding Partner at NewSpring Capital. BRV Fund Manager Matthew Duey had the opportunity to interview him. Mike talks about his journey into VC, key lessons learned, and advice for students who want to make it into the investment space.
BRV Fund Manager, Ankur Gulati, had the opportunity to interview Amit Sridharan, Founding General Partner at First Rays Venture Partners. Amit shares his journey into Venture Capital, key lessons learned, and advice for students who want to break into the VC space.
In looking to understand the various factors that play into building unique startups or leading transformative companies within a specific industry, BRV Fund Manager Amit Shah had the wonderful opportunity to interview Stephen Peca, Managing Director of Windy Acres Capital & Advisory. With extensive experiences ranging from Moody’s Analytics to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors to New York University, Stephen helps emerging companies and startups establish scalable business plans and financing strategies.
Sophie Liao, Founder and Partner at Oyster Ventures, sat down with Denis Chen, Fund Manager at Big Red Ventures, to discuss the challenges and opportunities in FinTech.
An Interview with Bob Adelson, Managing Partner of Osage Venture Partners & Osage University Partners
The path to venture capital is not always direct. Bob Adelson, the founder of Osage Venture Partners, began his career as a Corporate Lawyer in Philadelphia and paved his own unique career path to venture.
Lizzy Goldman, VC Investor at Samsung Next, sat down with Adam Lieblich, Fund Manager at BRV, to discuss her VC experience in Israel.
Zach Leach, an Investment Associate at Catalyst Health Ventures and former BRV Fund Manager, discusses MedTech investing
Jeremy Harper, Director of Investment at Entrepreneurship Roundtable Accelerator (ERA), discusses the elements of starting a successful startup and his path to venture capital.
BRV Fund Manager, Alex Lin, had the opportunity to interview Xin Jiang (JX), a Partner at Old Fashion Research, a multi-strategy blockchain investment firm covering early-stage incubation, VC, and M&A. JX entered the VC world around 2015 while covering TMT at HNA Entertainment Investment Corp. During his time at HNA, he gained exposure to decentralized finance and began to network with friends from college.
BRV Fund Manager, Micaela Lucero, had the opportunity to interview Thomas Stephenson, a founder and Managing General Partner of Verge Fund, a VC fund focused on technology development startups in New Mexico. With over 23 years of experience, Stephenson is the longest-tenured venture capitalist in New Mexico.
Venture capital plays a crucial role in the development of our economy by promoting innovation and industry disruption…it’s the forefront of our future where entrepreneurs can create change. BRV spoke with Cornell Johnson Alumnus, Marlon Nichols, to understand how to overcome the implicit biases that some entrepreneurs currently face and help them succeed.
Check out our interview with Eric Young, Co-Founder of Canaan Partners. Also a Cornell Alumnus, Eric sat down with BRV Fund Managers, Aakash Saraiya, Allison Latham, and Zach Leach, to discuss his experiences in VC.
In 2019, Brandon Shih & Isaac Branaum shared their unique perspectives as Associates at BRV.