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How to Find Your Investment Niche with Cheryl Cheng

Cheryl Cheng is a General Partner at BlueRun Ventures and today she shares her experience both as an individual and institutional investor. Before she became a partner at an early-stage venture capital firm, Cheryl developed a keen eye for effective business operations, which she leverages to confidently invest in new companies.

It’s from that perspective that Cheryl shares key skills every investor should bring to the table and advises new investors on how to develop a mutually beneficial relationship with founders.

As an investor, Cheryl is focused on investing specifically in the future of digital health. We discuss the role of passion in investments and how to leverage your skills and expertise to find an investment niche that works for you. 

 

Combining Business Operations and Investing

Cheryl started her career at an investment bank as a mergers and acquisitions specialist. Her task was to source and evaluate opportunities for early-stage investing. At that...

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Tim Draper on the Power of Investing without Fear

Tim Draper is a legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist. His investments include Skype, Hotmail, Tesla SolarCity, and SpaceX. Tim is a true visionary and in this episode, we get to learn from his incredibly rich investment experience.

Tim is also a leading spokesperson for blockchain technology and he has investments in over 50 crypto companies. He created the concept of viral marketing that was instrumental to the success of Hotmail and Skype.

He will tell us how he chooses the startups to invest in, what are the key features of an investment mindset, and how to get over fear and take the first step towards becoming a confident investor.

“If you're not making money, you're not doing anybody any favors.” - Tim Draper

 

How to Pick the Right Industry 

When it comes to smart investing, you always want to catch the next technological wave. Tim jumped on the internet wave and saw his investments grow as the internet transformed almost every industry in the...

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