The Sure Shot Entrepreneur

Technology will redefine the future of work

Episode Summary

Allison Baum Gates is a General Partner at SemperVirens - a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm investing in workforce technology, health tech, and fintech. Allison is particularly obsessed with the Future of Work. She shares relatable insights on how companies can evolve with workforce changes post-pandemic. She also debunks one of the myths of raising VC funding: that you can raise funding in the first meeting.

Episode Notes

Allison Baum Gates is a General Partner at SemperVirens - a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm investing in workforce technology, health tech, and fintech. Allison is particularly obsessed with the Future of Work. She shares relatable insights on how companies can evolve with workforce changes post-pandemic. She also debunks one of the myths of raising VC funding: that you can raise funding in the first meeting.

Highlights

0:54 - 4:11 Can you protect your career from technology disruption?

8:48 - 11:25 Raising VC funding: The number one myth is that you can raise money on a first meeting.

11:26 - 13:45 How to leverage the investor’s network as a founder.

19:05 - 22:33 Remote/hybrid work has given talent significant power to manage the progression of their careers.  How can employers continue investing in their people?

Non-profit: All Raise, Hidden Genius Project