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Now displaying: August, 2023
Aug 26, 2023

We know you love VCs on the BetaKit Podcast. So here's an all-VC episode of the BetaKit Podcast.

Featuring: Chris Neumann (Panache Ventures), Matt Cohen (Ripple Ventures), John Ruffolo (Maverix Private Equity), Michelle Scarborough (Thrive Venture Fund), Satraj Bambra (Round13's Digital Asset Fund).

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Aug 19, 2023

"One of the things that's funniest in tech is the complete and utter lack of self-awareness."

Comedian and podcaster Alexis Gay joins to share her transition from working in tech to creating content that perfectly articulates the absurdities of working in tech.

This episode originally aired on October 21, 2022.

Aug 12, 2023
“I sometimes feel like Canada needs to up [its] risk-taking ability.”
"It's the latest shiny thing that a lot of people are running after."
"Markets are now audiences. Your competitive moat is your community."
 
Canadian tech luminaries brave tornados and beanbag chairs to discuss renewed due diligence, DEI, and AI's impact on investment theses in this compilation of interviews recorded live at Startupfest.
 
Featuring: David Nault (Luge), Sue Umapathy (RBCx), Shambhavi Mishra (Antler), Brittany Charlton (Ohh Foods), Nicolas Du Parc (Fonds FTQ), and The Crolls (Startupfest).
Aug 6, 2023

"I don't think our entrepreneurs are not risk takers; I just don't think our culture is set up to accept those risk takers."

It's a Canadian tech summer vibe check as the gang answers submitted listener questions: on the low government trust battery in the wake of another cabinet shuffle, cleantech tax credit delays, and a Hypergrowth program designed to pick winners; whether or not Canada can handle 10,000 H-1B visa applicants given our national housing crisis; and yes, whether or not Canadian entrepreneurs are taking risks and solving big problems. We also reveal our wardrobe and video game picks to ensure a Hot Tech Summer.

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