The Silicon Valley Podcast
049 Raising your Second Fund with Full Ratchet Host Nick Moran
Jul 22, 2020 · 42 min
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Nick Moran is the General Partner at New Stack Ventures.  Prior to New Stack, Nick worked for Danaher (NYSE: DHR). After a few years in M&A, Nick led breakthrough innovation, developing one of the most successful products in the company's history -- an IoT solution w/ a novel method for testing compounds in drinking water. In addition to investing, Nick founded the 1st Venture Capital podcast, The Full Ratchet.


This episode we talk about:

  • Why join or start an angel syndicate?
  • Suggestions for first time Venture Capitalist to connect with Limited Partners
  • How can one transition from being an employee to becoming a General Partner at a Venture Capitalist fund?
  • How does a new Venture Capitalist build their network within the Venture Community?
  • What are some of the disadvantages and advantages of a Venture Capitalist fund being based in Chicago?
  • Secrets to getting access to the best Startups as a Venture Capitalist?



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Contact Nick Moran




  • Shawn Flynn’s Twitter Account
  • Shawn Flynn’s LinkedIn Account
  • Silicon Valley LinkedIn Group Account
  • Shawn Flynn’s Facebook Account
  • Email





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