Today, I'm joined by Itamar Novick, Managing Partner at Recursive Ventures, a San Francisco based Micro VC fund investing in US Pre-seed and Seed Tech Startups disrupting industries through use of Data and Artificial Intelligence. Itamar has been supporting entrepreneurs since 2010 (50+ investments). He is also a Business insider Top 100 Global seed investor 2021 & 2022. Previously, he worked as an Entrepreneur & Startup executive in companies such as Life360 and Gigya.
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.
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00:00 Welcome to Seed To Harvest: Itamar Novick
00:53 what is Itamar investing in?
02:25 the initial spark that got Itamar into startups
04:55 why invest early?
12:14 personal insights that led to other investments
14:27 thoughts on running an IPO
17:56 Why would Itamar pass on a founder?
20:21 investing differently with Gen Z
Itamar Novick | https://twitter.com/Itamar_Novick
Recursive Ventures | https://www.recursiveventures.com/
Morgenthaler | http://www.morgenthaler.com/
UpWest vc | https://upwest.vc/
Life360 | https://www.life360.com/
Deel | https://www.deel.com/
Alex Bouaziz | https://twitter.com/Bouazizalex
Shuo Wang | https://twitter.com/shuoshuooshuooo