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about this episode
0:38 – Jason introduces season 3 of ANGEL and Charles Hudson from Precursor Ventures.
3:18 – Charles talks about how he got into VC investing, In-Q-Tel’s thesis, and Precursor’s history.
13:09 – Precursor Venture’s investment strategies, why they invested in Superhuman, and the importance of market structure and market size.
28:39 – Making the decision to either give or not to give the bridge, and on following on with companies.
40:39 – Thoughts on Silicon Valley’s poor reputation and its impact on democracy and the world at large, and diversity in the tech industry with regards to race and gender.
1:05:43 – Jason and Charles talk about accessing tech today vs. in the 90s and the amount of information that is available.