My guest for Episode 125 of The Startup Playbook Podcast was the Venture Partner at Giant Leap Fund, Adam Milgrom.
Alongside his role at the Giant Leap Fund, Adam is also an angel investor, advisor and director for a number of Australian and international startups.
Giant Leap Fund is Australia’s first venture capital fund that is 100% dedicated to investing in impact startups – rapidly scalable businesses that blend financial returns with real and measurable social and environmental benefits.
Through Giant Leap fund and from his own angel investments, Adam has made investments in over 20 startups including Applied, Mindset and Amber Electric and sits on the board of two of his investments; FutureSuper and YourGrocer
In this interview we discussed:
Why you should treat fundraising as a sales process
How to leverage investors for growth
Building your decision-making muscle
How VCs approach building their portfolio
Things that make startups irresistible to investors