Dec 15, 2022
Med Tech Talks Ep. 68: Anish Kaushal Pt.1
If you were given the option to move abroad, pursue an entire degree, come back and face the tribulations of getting a job related to your degree, and then FINALLY decide to pursue something completely different, would you take it?🤔
On our latest episode of Med Tech Talks, Geoffrey Ching sits down to have a conversation with Anish Kaushal, investment analyst at Amplitude VC and founder of A Niche Experience. Anish talks about his varied interests, from medicine, to drug discovery, to studying and evaluating start-ups, and sports analysis.
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01:00-03:54 - Anish’s likeness of Ted Lasso, and his most recent escapades around BC.
03:55-05:57 - The decision to not pursue medicine as a career, despite having an MBBS degree.
05:57-07:45 - Working at M Ventures, and the things Anish learned over there.
07:45-09:28 - Early familial influences, and why Anish decided to go into medicine in the first place.
09:28-12:34 - Choosing to go to a foreign university to get a medical degree, Anish’s reasons to do so.
12:34-18:20 - Coming back to Canada after MBBS, and the plethora of struggles that followed.
18:20-22:40 - Anish’s initial call to go for a Masters in drug discovery, abandoning those plans to go work for a Venture Capital in Amsterdam, and the beginning of his journey at Amplitude.
22:40-26:48 - Anish gives his pitch to a 5-year-old, inviting them to join the VC world.