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Why Alex Roy Would Invest in Waymo Today [Ep 32]

Why Alex Roy Would Invest in Waymo Today [Ep 32]

In this episode Harry and Colin talk with Alex Roy. Alex is the founder of Johnson & Roy Advisors, the Autonocast, The Drive & The Human Driving Association. Alex set 7 Cannonball Run driving records in the ICE, EV & 3-wheeled classes, and worked at self-driving startup Argo AI for four years. He is author of The Driver, producer of APEX: The Secret Race Across America, and Chairman Emeritus of The Moth storytelling series. He’s been investing in mobility start-ups since 2014.

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0:00 Intros

2:26 What’s Alex’s experience with Angel Investing?

5:32 How does Alex view his time at Argo AI?

8:16 What is the best AV investment in Alex’s opinion?

13:41 What does Alex think is over-hyped?

18:08 What is Alex’s view on investing in Tesla?

23:12 What is the future of AV investing?

28:15 Rapid Fire: Good Investment, Bad Investment

31:31 What does Alex think of Cruise?

40:03 What does AV technology unlock?

43:40 Where can you find Alex?

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Alex Roy

Email - alex@alexandbartangelfund.com

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexroy/

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Twitter - https://twitter.com/AlexRoy144

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About Colin: 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.

Colin LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/colingardiner/

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About Harry: 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.

Interested in learning about some of the companies Harry is angel investing in and read his deal memos, for FREE - just fill out this form - https://forms.gle/eYwtDE7p9K2bepnF8\

Harry LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/harrygcampbell/

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