Seed to Harvest is a podcast focused on stories & tactics from a diverse array of investors, founders, and creators, hosted by Paige Finn Doherty, a founding partner at Behind Genius Ventures and author of Seed to Harvest, an illustrated children's book for adults.
Today, I’m joined by Emily Herrera, creator and investor from Night Ventures. If you don’t already know Emily from Twitter, you may know her from her previous roles as the Regional Community Lead for Built By Girls and a venture fellow at On Deck, Republic, Dorm Room Fund, and Contrary. Before becoming an investor at Night Ventures she worked at Harlem Capital and BBG Ventures. Em is also the founder and Syndicate Lead for The Wiress, the women student-startup network for young women defining, using and creating technology.
00:00 Welcome to Seed To Harvest: Emily Herrera
03:47 Emily's Love of Fan Fiction Culture
06:46 How Emily's star sign affects her investing
11:16 How Wiress Started
16:25 Defining a "vibe check"
23:55 The pressure for young people to be creators
32:11 Who has made the greatest impact on Emily's journey?
Emily Herrera | https://twitter.com/emilyhxrrera
Night Ventures | https://nightventures.com/
Ben Matthews | https://twitter.com/bentwitr
Wiress | https://www.thewiress.com/
Girls Who Code | https://girlswhocode.com/
Built by Girls | https://www.builtbygirls.com/
Nisha Dua | https://twitter.com/nish67
BBG Ventures | https://www.bbgventures.com/
Cody Ko | https://www.youtube.com/c/codyko