E768: Freestyle Capital’s Dave Samuel on the joy & risk of early-stage VC, ideal founder & product qualities, focused investing as a former entrepreneur, creating the world’s smartest toilet, & founding then selling the 1st internet music service to AOL




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Today’s guest is Freestyle Capital’s Dave Samuel, former entrepreneur (Spinner, Brondell) who applies his founders’ lens to his investing and talks with Jason about what qualities he looks for in startups, the trouble with B2C, his love for building teams & companies, raising money in a financial crisis, early internet days including founding & selling the internet’s 1st music service to AOL, his innovative smart toilet, why he became an investor, and much more.

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