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about this episode
“Angel” podcast: Chris Redlitz, General Partner of Transmedia Capital, shares success of The Last Mile program teaching tech to incarcerated populations, insights from investing/advising in 90+ startups, nurturing networks & deal flow, evolution of syndicates, urgency of smart money first, & backing founders with passion, presence & perseverance
0:39 – Jason introduces season 3 of ANGEL and Chris Redlitz from Transmedia Capital.
2:52 – Chris talks about The Last Mile program and what it’s accomplished.
15:34 – Chris’ first few angel investments and what it was like to be an angel investor in the 90s, the thesis behind Chris’ fund, and Wish’s growth.
27:18 – Investing in AngelList and the impact that the platform has had.
33:43 – Chris talks about his strategies on being a seed/early-stage investor, and advice on making decisions on pro rata.
42:57 – Determining the theme and thesis of a fund, Transmedia Capital’s thesis, and characteristics that make a great entrepreneur.
49:37 – The Mormon-Utah connection, and stories of VCs behaving horribly.