In this episode Colin and Harry talk with Stevie Cline. Stevie is an experienced executive in regulatory and compliance, operations, business development, and strategic alliances with a demonstrated history of leadership in the startup industry. She is the founder of Highly Regulated, and a managing partner at Vol. 1 Ventures. She is skilled in Product Marketing and Launch, Strategic Planning, External Relationships, and Data Analytics.
Where to Listen and Watch:
0:00 - Intro
2:26 - Benefits of education
6:10 - First angel investment
9:30 - Current funding target
12:04 - What is Highly Regulated
13:14 - Why are highly regulated investments good
16:07 - Advice on regulation for startups
19:20 - Understanding your industry
22:51 - Where to find Stevie
23:15 - Trending Twitter Thread 1 - Is it important to only build products that are essential?
26:20 - Trending Twitter Thread 2 - Is passion enough to win at business?
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Colin Gardiner has spent over a decade building startups focusing on online marketplaces. Most recently, he worked for Outdoorsy as Chief Revenue Officer. He advises marketplace/platform startups on growth, analytics, monetization, fundraising, and strategy. He also runs the rapidly growing syndicate Yonder Ventures, which invests in marketplaces and platforms and the SaaS, Fintech, Insurtech, and the technology enabling them.
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Harry Campbell runs The Rideshare Guy, a popular community for drivers and gig workers. He’s an active angel investor having invested over $500k of personal funds in 30+ companies and funds over the past few years, still trying to figure it all out though! Harry also has a $500k mini-fund that invests in early stage mobility, logistics, marketplaces and his network.
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