Lara Koole on Using the Power of VC to Fight Climate Change

This is part one of our exclusive interview with Lara Koole, Founder & CIO of Carbon Equity. 🎧 To get this interview straight in your ears, listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.  🔎 To check out all the European VC champions we’ve interviewed go here.  A little bit about Lara Koole Lara Koole is the Founder and CIO of …

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Joe Schorge on How to Build an Impactful VC Firm

This is part two of our exclusive interview with Joe Schorge, Founding & Managing Partner of Isomer Capital. Read part one here. 🎧 To get this interview straight in your ears, listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. 🔎 To check out all the European VC champions we’ve interviewed go here. A little bit about Joe Schorge Joe Schorge is …

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Joe Schorge on How to Capture the European Opportunity

An exclusive interview with Joe Schorge, Founding & Managing Partner of Isomer Capital. The interview first aired as the 17th episode of The European VC podcast. A little bit about Joe Schorge Joe Schorge is the founding and managing partner of Isomer Capital, one of Europe’s absolute strongest FoFs. Joe started his career in technology management positions that got him …

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Chis Smith on Creating Equal Access to VC & Adding Value in Pre-seed & Seed

An exclusive interview with Chris Smith, Managing Partner at Playfair Capital. The interview first aired as the 16th episode of The European VC podcast.  A little bit about Chris Smith Chris Smith is the managing partner at Playfair Capital where he focuses on seed (and pre-seed) deals in the UK, Europe, and Israel. Chris is particularly interested in autonomous transportation, …

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Ryan Floyd on Breaking Into Venture & Founder/Advisor relations

An exclusive interview with Ryan Floyd , a Founding Managing Director at Storm Ventures. The interview first aired as the 15th episode of The European VC podcast.  A little bit about Ryan Floyd Ryan Floyd is a Founding Managing Director of Storm Ventures based in Silicon Valley but investing globally. He focuses on early-stage enterprise SaaS and has a true love …

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Andrés Dancausa on Investing in Mission-Driven and Diverse Founders

An exclusive interview with Andrés Dancausa, the EMEA Partner at The Venture City. The interview first aired as the 7th episode of The European VC podcast.  A little bit about Andrés Dancausa Andrés Dancausa is the EMEA Partner at The Venture City. Based in Madrid (Spain), TVC helps founders achieve global impact. They do it through a unique …

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Breaking into Venture: Unit Economics

At Hack & Hustle we believe that genius is global & hate that opportunity isn’t. Despite the potential of the European Single Market, start-ups have difficulties in growing as fast as their American counterparts. The availability of capital is a key catalyst for a thriving start-up ecosystem. In this respect, Europe lags behind. The European …

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William McQuillan on The European Funding Environment & VC Firm Building

An exclusive interview with William McQuillan, Founding Partner of Frontline Ventures. The interview first aired as the 6th episode of The European VC podcast. This is the second part of our talk, check round one, if you haven’t yet.  A little bit about William McQuillan William McQuillan is a co-founding partner at Frontline Ventures. Before starting Frontline, William was a founding employee at …

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Breaking into Venture: SAFE notes. Are they really that safe?

At Hack & Hustle we believe that genius is global & hate that opportunity isn’t. Despite the potential of the European Single Market, start-ups have difficulties in growing as fast as their American counterparts. The availability of capital is a key catalyst for a thriving start-up ecosystem. In this respect, Europe lags behind. The European …

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William McQuillan on Finding and Building Globally Ambitious B2B Startups

An exclusive interview with William McQuillan, Founding Partner of Frontline Ventures. The interview first aired as the 5th episode of The European VC podcast.  A little bit about William McQuillan William McQuillan is a co-founding partner at Frontline Ventures. Before starting Frontline, William was a founding employee at Ondra, an award-winning startup investment boutique that went from a 4-person team to …

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