0:46 – Jason introduces the episode and answers the first question (from Quora). If you have been offered a job at a VC, not a top-tier but a well-known one, how do you evaluate this offer? How do you know if the VC is good enough for you?
6:56 – 2nd question (from Quora): Why would a venture capitalist firm fund a project like Quora, which does not generate any revenue from ads or anything like other sites?
14:45 – 3rd question (from Reddit): What are some cliché entrepreneur phrases that make your eyes glaze over?
25:18 – 4th question (from Reddit): What are your most effective networking tips to help build valuable relationships?
33:11 – 5th question (from Reddit): With the stock market in the midst of its worst December since 1931, what industries do you think are recession proof?
38:44 – 6th question (from Quora): As an angel investor, what criteria do you use to decide whether a business is a good investment?
45:25 – 7th question (from Reddit): I’m being courted for a technical position (basically CTO) at a very early-stage startup, how to proceed?
50:56 – 8th question (from Quora): What is some popular advice for startup founders that is misguided or wrong?
55:05 – 9th question (from Quora): What cultural differences are there between startups in Silicon Valley and startups in New York?
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about this episode
All #AskJason! Working in VC, prospects for non-revenue projects, cliche entrepreneur phrases, effective networking tips, recession-proof industries, what makes a great investment, negotiating co-founder title, misguided startup advice, SV v. NYC