Category Archives: Ask Jason

1M fewer college students: is it a problem? + Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius | E1360

First Jason covers the recent college enrollment decline (1:23) and lays out his alternative (9:56).

Then Zach Coelius joins for an Ask an Angel session, where they answer 12 audience questions about investing and startups (20:37).

You will learn:
– What is the definition of an outlier success in VC?
– Are investors okay with founders that use no-code software like Bubble as an MVP?
– How does a seasoned investor deal with a founder who is headed in the wrong direction?
– Common pitch failures?
– When should you go for top line versus bottom line?
– Would VC funds do better with individuals instead of institutions?
– What industries Zach and Jason would like to see disrupted
– How much of an impact does bad reputation have on investing?
– What makes a good Board Meeting?
– As a VC, is it better to stay off the board from a liability standpoint?
– What is too expensive at the seed stage?

Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius: Starting your angel career, building marketplaces & more | E1189

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Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius: changing VC landscape, pitch deck punch-ups, Tesla’s future & more | E1186

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Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius: early-stage valuations, product roadmaps, startup killers, Twitter gets its groove back & more | E1179

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Ask Jason! All-In origins, avoiding common investor mistakes, defining “lifestyle” business vs. venture scale & more! | E1176

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by OurCrowd helps you invest early in pre-IPO companies alongside professional VCs. If you’re interested in investing, you can join OurCrowd for free at OurCrowd.com/TWIST. about this episode FOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanis Listen here: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-startups-audio/id315114957 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6ULQ0ewYf5zmsDgBchlkr9 Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes315114957/this-week-in-startups-audio Show notes: 0:22 Sasha asks: How can I build a [...]

Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius: is moving to SF still worth it, bubble/recession potential, post-COVID funding & more | E1172

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