Is Venture Capitalism Dead? Not Yet. Advice from Kleiner Perkins, Hummer Winblad, Shasta Ventures, and Clearstone Venture Partners

The legendary John Doerr of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins. (Photo: Thomas Hawk) Total read time: 12-15 minutes. The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) has mentored some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world, including 7 of the Forbes Midas Touch members. In fact, I volunteered for TiE when I first moved to Silicon Valley in …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Mike Novogratz on Bitcoin, Macro Trading, Ayahuasca, Redemption, and More (#451)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Mike Novogratz (@novogratz), the founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital. He was formerly a partner and president of Fortress Investment Group, LLC. Prior to Fortress, Michael spent 11 years at Goldman Sachs, where he was elected partner in 1998. Michael served on the Federal Reserve Bank of …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Brad Feld — The Art of Unplugging, Carving Your Own Path, and Riding the Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster (#448)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Brad Feld (@bfeld), an early-stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987 and the author of two new books: The Startup Community Way and the second edition of Startup Communities. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is …

Brad Feld — The Art of Unplugging, Carving Your Own Path, and Riding the Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster (#448)

Brad, they can’t kill you and they can’t eat you. Suit up. — Len Fassler Brad Feld (@bfeld) is the author of two new books: The Startup Community Way and the second edition of Startup Communities. He has been an early-stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Books I’ve Loved — Ann Miura-Ko (#447)

Please enjoy this transcript of another episode of the “Books I’ve Loved” series, in which I invite amazing past guests, close friends, and new faces to share their favorite books—the books that have influenced them, changed them, and transformed them for the better. This episode, we hear from Ann Miura-Ko (@annimaniac), co-founder of Floodgate and formerly …

Books I’ve Loved — Ann Miura-Ko (#447)

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.” I’ve invited some amazing past …

Blake Mycoskie — TOMS, The Hoffman Process, Conscious Uncoupling, and Psychedelics (#446)

A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Tyler Cowen on Rationality, COVID-19, Talismans, and Life on the Margins (#413)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Tyler Cowen (@tylercowen), a professor of economics at George Mason University with a personal moonshot to teach economics to more people than anyone else in the history of the world. In addition to his regular teaching, Tyler has blogged every day at Marginal Revolution for almost 17 …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Ryan Holiday — Turning the Tables (#410)

Please enjoy this transcript of a “turning the tables” episode in which I will be the one being interviewed by my friend, Ryan Holiday. Ryan (TW/IG: @RyanHoliday) is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and writers on ancient philosophy and its place in modern life. He is a sought-after speaker and strategist and the author …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Sam Zell — Strategies for High-Stakes Investing, Dealmaking, and Grave Dancing (#407)

Please enjoy this transcript of a takeover episode in which my very good friend, Peter Attia, interviews legendary dealmaker and investor Sam Zell. Sam is the Chairman of Equity Group Investments, and he was recognized by Forbes as one of the “100 Greatest Living Business Minds” in 2017. He holds a place on New York Stock …