Tali Vogelstein (Founding Investor @ Avid Ventures)

Sweat equity and earning the right to follow on investments, building an LP base that is a source of value to portfolio companies, and catalysts that have propelled Israel into an innovation hub

Confluence.VC is a resource library and private community for venture and growth equity investors. Since launching, membership has grown to include:

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Each week in this newsletter, you will find:

๐Ÿ“Œ Curated roles from our job board focused on jobs in VC + at venture-backed startups
๐Ÿ”ฅ A list of companies currently fundraising through Commonapp.vc
๐Ÿ’ญ Perspectives from the next wave of investors and operators
๐Ÿค Opportunities to back our syndicate and invest with this community of investors
๐Ÿง  Links and other helpful resources to make you a better thinker

This week, we had on Tali Vogelstein (@talivog) from Avid Ventures.

Avid just closed on one of the largest first-time funds ever raised, and the firm is looking to win allocation into the best deals by taking a more collaborative approach. Within her role, Tali focuses on investing across consumer internet, fintech, and software businesses across the US, Europe, and Israel.

In this talk, we discuss:

  • Sweat equity and earning the right to follow on investments

  • Building an LP base that is a source of value to portfolio companies

  • Catalysts that have propelled Israel into an innovation hub


Check out the full episode below:

โžก๏ธ Lessons from this episode can be found here โฌ…๏ธ

๐Ÿ“– Links we like:

๐Ÿ”ฅ Lessons from auditing 500+ websites on building better landing pages

๐Ÿ”Ž How people find products

โ“ How to ask useful questions

๐Ÿ‘ค Audience-First Products

๐Ÿ›  How Airbnb builds products

๐Ÿฝ Consumer Social is Eating the World

๐Ÿคซ The dirty little secret of the passion economy


๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Featured jobs:

Earlier this week, we launched the Confluence.VC Job Board to create a better way for you and your portfolio companies to attract top talent.


100+ other roles have already been curated for this group, and that number continues to grow. Check out some of the openings below, and let us know what you think!

Confluence.VC Job Board


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