EP 49: How to be a venture capitalist with a16z's Olivia Moore and Bryan Kim


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How do I get a job as a VC? How do I email or meet founders and build a reputation for myself? What do VCs all day (besides tweeting)? These and variations are some of the most common questions we get when we ask for topic suggestions.

To cover these I asked two of the people I work with at a16z who are a) amazing at being VCs and b) have taken very different career paths to get there. We have Olivia Moore and Bryan Kim (highly recommend you follow them both on Twitter). This was a blast and is a must listen for anyone interested in the inner workings of venture.

9:10 How do you become a VC
18:27 Do VC understand what Founders go through
21:33 How to build a network
26:50 Day-in-Life of a VC
36:30 How to master Twitter thread posting
40:48 How to reach out to VCs

Enjoy!