Ankit Sud (Principal @ NewView Capital)

Growing slow and scaling culture as you expand your team, venture funds attempting to de-commoditize themselves, and thoughts on the current state of valuations

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This week we had on Ankit Sud (@asud) of NewView Capital.

NewView is one of the top-performing multi-strategy funds in the world with stakes in Segment, Plaid, Hims, Duolingo, and many others. Within his role Ankit focuses primarily on evaluating and supporting growth-stage fintech and enterprise software companies.

In this talk, we discuss:

  • Growing slow and scaling culture as you expand your team

  • Venture funds attempting to de-commoditize themselves

  • Thoughts on the current state of valuations


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💰 Great thread and thoughts on the current state of the private market

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