ATLalts
ATLalts
Sep 11, 2021
Interview with Chris Grey, COO & Co-Founder of CapLinked
Play • 47 min

01:13

Debunking the mythical startup origin story

04:09

Why startup founders are not all happy - the fake narrative. The realities of raising money as a founder and what many founders often don't hear about the process.

09:05

The VC track, alternatives, and the most important thing in any company

12:47

One important lesson to be learned from Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates. Workplace culture and its role in attracting talent.

16:12

What we did wrong at CapLinked in the early days and what we got right eventually.

20:14

Revenue based financing and other VC alternatives

21:19

Importance of working backwards when building and financing a startup

23:41

AngelList, WeFunder, SeedInvest discussion. Importance of having right team and capital partners in place. around the Founder.

27:56

Hiring the right team and setting achievable and realistic goals

33:07

Discussion of concept of blitzscaling, burn rates, and hiring people at CapLinked given ARR and profitability

38:11

Angel investing and discussion of syndicates run well

44:33

Lifehacks and controlling your own time

46:51

Conclusion

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