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Episode Description

Arjun Sethi, Founder of Tribe Capital, joins the show to talk about

  • The founding story and investment thesis behind Tribe Capital
  • From being kicked out of high school, to joining the army and founding startups.
  • Transitioning from Social Capital to Tribe, and "bottoms up" approach to investing.
  • Arjun's experience gaining leverage through bootstrapping, and differences between raising capital for your startup and raising for your investment fund.
  • The humbling experience of raising capital for Tribe, building the firm from the ground up, and a quantitative approach to demonstrating firm performance.
  • Arjun's perspective on the current state of crypto.

Episode Transcript

Arjun Sethi

Founder of Tribe Capital

Arjun Sethi is the founder of Tribe Capital a $1.6B+ AUM investment firm focused on using product and data science to engineer N-of-1 products, companies, and investments. He previously was partner at Social Capital and served as an executive at Yahoo! where he launched Yahoo! Livetext. Before that, he was co-founder and CEO of MessageMe (acquired by Yahoo!) and he was CEO of Lolapps, the developer behind Ravenwood Fair.