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Ep086 – Jason Calacanis (Founder, Angel Investor, Author) on long-term thinking

My guest for Episode 86 of The Startup Playbook Podcast is Founder, Author, Podcaster and Angel Investor – Jason Calacanis.

Jason is best known for his highly successful Podcast, This Week in Startups and for his experience as one of the most successful angel investors in the world, having been an early investor in companies such as Uber, Thumbtack, Wealthfront and Robin Hood just to name a few!

Outside of this, Jason is also the author of Angel, where he shares his tips and experience on angel investing, detailing his process of turning $100,000 into $100M, he is the Founder of Founder University and the Founder and Director of the LAUNCH Festival which is coming to Sydney on the 19th and 20th of June.

As you can imagine, there were so many topics that we covered in this interview, including

  • Why founders need to think in decades
  • What Jason looks for when angel investing
  • How angel investors should approach Bankroll management
  • The importance of reputation
  • Building your investment funnel
  • How the best products build virality

 

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Show notes:
Recode

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Rohit@startupplaybook.co
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Credits:
Intro music credit to Bensound

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Watch the video on Youtube here.
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