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March 27, 2020

Each week, StrictlyVC Editor-in Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, review the top stories in StrictlyVC and interview a mover and shaker in the world of tech.



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Connie & Alex review the week's tech news and then talk to Jeff Cavins, CEO of Outdoorsy, a marketplace for RV owners and renters that has taken off thanks in part due to the spread of Covid-19.


Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Connie & Alex parse the week's top tech stories and then talk to e-commerce veteran Julie Bornstein about The Yes, a company that she claims will fundamentally change the way we shop online.


Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Connie & Alex try to make sense of this week's tech news and then chat with Kevin Rose, co-founder of Digg, partner at True Ventures, and serial entrepreneur.

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Connie & Alex try to make sense of this week's tech news and then chat with two top recruiters - Teri McFadden, Vice President of Talent at Norwest Venture Partners; and Sam Wholley, Managing Director with Rivera Partners - about what Covid-19 has meant for hiring and salaries and when they think things might return to normal. 

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Connie & Alex go over the week's news and then talk to Jon McNeill, a former Tesla President, Lyft COO, and serial entrepreneur who has founded a holding company called DeltaV to spin out multiple startups from one platform.

Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Connie & Alex pore through this week's news and then talk to IVP's Todd Chaffee about his new fund to fight Covid-19 and his thoughts on the future of the venture industry.


Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Connie & Alex run through the week's top news stories and then quiz VC Matt Ocko of Data Collective about his early fears about Covid-19 and how startups in his firm's portfolio are attacking the pandemic head-on.


Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Connie & Alex go over this week's news and then talk to Marty Pichinson of Sherwood Partners about the business of selling off startups.

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Connie and Alex review the week's news and then talk to Neil Sequeira of Defy Partners about pulling the investment trigger in a Covid-19 world.

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Connie and Alex dissect the week's news and then interview Maurice Werdegar, CEO of Western Technology Investment (WTI), about how startups should think about managing debt in these crazy times.

Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Connie and Alex review the week's top stories and then talk to Chris Douvos of Ahoy Capital about how institutional money views the venture capital market, especially in light of COVID-19.


Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Connie and Alex discuss this week's tech news and talk to Mike Volpi of Index Ventures about VC investment in the age of the coronavirus.

Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Connie and Alex catch up on this week's tech news and interview Jason Kang of Kinnos, a startup that has developed a novel way to prevent infections in hospitals and other institutional settings.

Thanks for listening!


Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Connie and Alex talk about this week's tech news, including the coronavirus and its impact on startups and a weird story involving a top exec at Softbank's Vision Fund; and Connie interviews Connie Chan of Andreessen Horowitz about four trends in consumer tech.

Thanks for listening!


Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
4. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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This week, Connie and Alex run down the top stories in tech and interview Brendan Wallace of Fifth Wall Venture Management about his firm's focus on "proptech," which Wallace defines as "any technology that can be strategic to the real estate industry." 

Thanks for listening!


Music from https://filmmusic.io
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
3. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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In StrictlyVC's first-ever podcast, Founder and Editor-in-Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, her spouse and a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, talk about the week's news and then dig into their interview subject for the week, none other than Connie herself. 

Thanks for listening!

 
Music from https://filmmusic.io
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
3. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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