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Episode 197  |  33:33 min

Inside the Mind of a Venture Capitalist

Episode 197  |  33:33 min  |  02.22.2021

Inside the Mind of a Venture Capitalist

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This is a podcast episode titled, Inside the Mind of a Venture Capitalist. The summary for this episode is: <p>How does the venture capital industry work? What do investors think about when they decide who and what to invest in? What is the framework they use? Tim Schigel—the founding and managing partner of Refinery Ventures—is all about investing in fast-growth companies. If you want to get inside the head of someone who runs a venture capitalist fund, this is the episode you need to listen to.&nbsp;</p><h2>Outline of This Episode</h2><ul><li>[2:21] Tim’s background in venture capital</li><li>[3:22] How the venture capital industry works</li><li>[9:39] The track record of the investor = an important metric</li><li>[14:16] The importance of experiencing hyper-growth</li><li>[18:47] The misconception(s) about raising money</li><li>[23:38] How does the negotiation process work?</li><li>[27:20] Key things entrepreneurs need to keep in mind</li><li>[32:08] How to connect with Tim Schigel</li></ul><h2>Resources &amp; People Mentioned</h2><ul><li>Share This:&nbsp;<a href="https://sharethis.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);">https://sharethis.com/</a></li><li>NVCA:&nbsp;<a href="https://nvca.org/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);">https://nvca.org/</a></li></ul><h2>Connect with Tim Schigel</h2><ul><li>Refinery Ventures:&nbsp;<a href="https://refinery.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);">https://refinery.com/</a></li><li>Tim(at)refinery.com</li><li>Follow on&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/schigel?lang=en" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);">Twitter</a></li><li>Connect on&nbsp;<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/timschigel" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);">LinkedIn</a></li></ul><h2>Connect With Mark</h2><ul><li>Follow Negotiations Ninja on Twitter:&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/NegotiationPod" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);">@NegotiationPod</a></li><li>Connect with Mark&nbsp;<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/markraffan/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);">on LinkedIn</a></li><li>Follow Negotiations Ninja&nbsp;<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/negotiations-ninja-podcast" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);">on LinkedIn</a></li><li>Connect on Instagram:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/negotiationpod/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);">@NegotiationPod</a></li></ul><p><a href="https://plinkhq.com/i/1300435924" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(51, 122, 183);"><strong>Subscribe to Negotiations Ninja</strong></a></p>

How does the venture capital industry work? What do investors think about when they decide who and what to invest in? What is the framework they use? Tim Schigel—the founding and managing partner of Refinery Ventures—is all about investing in fast-growth companies. If you want to get inside the head of someone who runs a venture capitalist fund, this is the episode you need to listen to. 

Outline of This Episode

  • [2:21] Tim’s background in venture capital
  • [3:22] How the venture capital industry works
  • [9:39] The track record of the investor = an important metric
  • [14:16] The importance of experiencing hyper-growth
  • [18:47] The misconception(s) about raising money
  • [23:38] How does the negotiation process work?
  • [27:20] Key things entrepreneurs need to keep in mind
  • [32:08] How to connect with Tim Schigel

Resources & People Mentioned

Connect with Tim Schigel

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Tim Schigel
The Founding + Managing Partner of Refinery VenturesRefinery Ventures

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