Interviews

SoftBank Vision Fund’s Ramzi Ramsey On Enter...

In this episode, we chat with Ramzi Ramsey of SoftBank Vision Fund, the iconic $100 billion venture capital fund.  The Fund is not only impressive because of its size but also because of the enduring vision and ambition of its founder, Masayoshi Son...

A Healthy Dose of Optimism and Winning The Lottery...

In this episode we chat with two time entrepreneur Paul Schneider.  Paul and his co-founder have bootstrapped two different software businesses (The Isadore Group and Socious) to a successful sale.  Typically, when we hear of someone selling a soft...

The Berkshire Hathaway of Growth Equity, SGE’...

What sets Susquehanna Growth Equity (“SGE”) apart from other investors is their flexibility when dealing with entrepreneurs, which in large part is driven by their unique proprietary funding source – the founders of Susquehanna Inte...

Retired Four-Star General, Stanley McChrystal, on ...

General Stanley McChrystal retired from the US Army as a four-star general after thirty-four years of service. He is a partner at McChrystal Group, a leadership consulting firm based in Virginia and a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Inst...

Braemar CEO Richard Stockton on Luxury Real Estate...

Richard Stockton has always had a passion for real estate. After graduating from Cornell, Richard began his career in real estate centric roles at both PwC and Morgan Stanley. After a brief stint working for one of his former clients, he joined Bra...

Managing Through Rapid Growth To Global Leader: A...

Like many great businesses, Associa comes from humble beginnings. John Carona founded the company in 1979 after taking out a loan against his wife’s Datsun. In the years following, the company has expanded beyond its Dallas Texas roots to prov...

NewSpring Capital’s Brian Kim and Lee Garber...

NewSpring Capital is a leading private investment firm headquartered near Philadelphia. Founded nearly 20 years ago and with $1.8bn in assets under management, NewSpring has backed over 140 companies since inception. The firm employs four distinc...

Life Time Founder and CEO Bahram Akradi: Reinventi...

Bahram Akradi came to the United States in 1978 at the age of 17. Within a few weeks of his arrival, he began working so that he could pay his way through college. Bahram got his start in the fitness world in 1984 at Nautilus Fitness Center while sim...

Three-Time Olympian and Private Equity Pro Paul Te...

Paul Teti is a former member of the U.S. National and Olympic rowing teams. He competed in the Sydney, Athens, and Beijing Olympic games. In addition, over the course of his career, he won 10 national championships, three World Cup medals, and a Pan...

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