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Connie Loizos & Alex Gove

Each week, StrictlyVC Editor-in Chief Connie Loizos and Alex Gove, a former journalist, VC, and operating exec, review the top stories in StrictlyVC and interview a mover and shaker in the world of tech.
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Connie & Alex talk to David Pakman, Head of Venture Investments and Managing Partner at CoinFund, about FTX's implosion this week.
Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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Connie & Alex skim over this week's tech news, and then Connie interviews Geoff Ralston, President of Y Combinator, about the state of YC and why he's leaving the incubator after so many years in its clutches.

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Connie & Alex talk about some of their favorite tech stories this week and then chat with James Currier, founding partner of NFX, a venture firm exclusively focused on pre-seed & seed stage startups, about Generative AI, the hottest thing to hit venture since Web3.
Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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Connie & Alex talk tech news, and then Connie chats with Antonio Rodriguez of Matrix Partners about the firm's focus on software infrastructure and why it pays to bet early.
Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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Connie & Alex go over a few of their favorite tech stories this week, and then Connie talks to Alex Wiltschko and Krishna Yeshwant of GV (Alphabet's venture arm) about Wiltschko's plans to digitize scent.
Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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Connie & Alex talk to Steve Case, co-founder of America Online and Revolution, about his new book, The Rise of the Rest, which chronicles a series of bus trips he and his team made across the country to seed investment outside of traditional tech hubs like Silicon Valley.
Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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Connie & Alex talk tech news, and then Connie chats with Ann Miura-Ko, co-founding Partner at Floodgate, about Floodgate's plans to train the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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Connie & Alex go over a few of their favorite tech news stories this week and then talk to Chris Olsen of Drive Capital about investing in the Midwest and beyond.
Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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Connie & Alex talk tech, and then Connie interviews two newsmakers: Phil Haslett, founder and Chief Strategy Officer of EquityZen, a secondary marketplace; and Dina Radenkovic, Co-Founder & CEO of Gameto, a startup dedicating to changing the way women think about their reproductive health.
Music:
1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)
2. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)
3. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)
4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)
5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

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