Bill is co-founder and managing director of Garage Technology Ventures in Palo Alto, California, a seed and early stage venture fund in Silicon Valley. He is also a partner at Pegasus Tech Ventures, a global venture capital firm with its headquarters in Silicon Valley. Bill is Chief Evangelist for the Startup World Cup, one of the biggest and richest global startup competitions.
Today’s conversation is with Bill Reichert. Bill is co-founder and managing director of Garage Technology Ventures in Palo Alto, California, a seed and early stage venture fund in Silicon Valley. He is also a partner at Pegasus Tech Ventures, a global venture capital firm with its headquarters in Silicon Valley. And he is the Chief Evangelist for the Startup World Cup, one of the biggest and richest global startup competitions, with regional competitions around the world and a $1 million grand prize. Previously he has founded several software companies, and started the Churchill Club in Silicon Valley. Bill is a professional, very sharp mind, compassionate with a long term focus and the ability to look beyond the day to day to see potential in ideas. He is a sought-after speaker around the world and generally a great guy.Check out the The 2pt5 website for all the links and extras mentioned in the episode: https://the2pt5.net/vc-startup-evangelist-bill-reichert-about-coaching-teams-to-start-and-scale-up-ideas-organizations/--The 2pt5 - https://the2pt5.net - conversations connecting innovators podcast is hosted in Baden-Württemberg in the Southwest of Germany by Klaus Reichert - https://www.klausreichert.deInnovators from around the globe share the highs and lows of an innovator's life, their motivation and creative passions as well as their favorite methods, tools, conferences and ideas.
On today’s show, we sit down with Bill Reichert. Bill is the Managing Director at Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early-stage venture capital fund, which invest in extraordinary entrepreneurs with unique technologies that will define the next era of innovation. He takes a hands-on approach from the very beginning, partnering with talented entrepreneurs to transform their vision into reality.He is an entrepreneur, mentor, author, speaker, board member, adviser, educator, partner, spouse, parent, and general enthusiast. Not always in that order.In this episode, you’ll learn:What are some of the misunderstandings on trends in technology?What is the typical view of leadership and why this view is flawed?What is the difference between innovation and invention?What are the different types of computing and how will they impact us in the future?What do you see as the “hot” sector or trend for 2020? This episode is dedicated to Craig Johnson who had a great influence in Silicon Valley.Help us out!Please take a few seconds and leave us a positive review as it helps the show grow and motivates us to create content. Thank you for helping and giving back to the show!  Guest:Bill Reichert on LinkedInBill Reichert on TwitterGarage Technology VenturesStartup World Cup GET IN TOUCH WITH SHAWNShawn Flynn’s Twitter AccountShawn Flynn’s LinkedIn AccountSilicon Valley LinkedIn Group AccountShawn Flynn’s Facebook AccountEmail: Shawn@TheInvestorsPodcast.com  
Deep nuances of leadership dynamics. AI itself as not being an investible thesis. Knock-on effects of COVID-19 on VC valuations.Talent residing in the team. Entrepreneurial, cultural, and other powerful lessons learned from China, Silicon Valley, and the greater world beyond both. Today BILL REICHERT joins us for a fantastic conversation with Yingying Li discussing all of the above, and we are glad to share it with you. A must-listen. Bill Reichert BIO: Bill Reichert is co-founder and Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early stage venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley.  He is also a Partner at Pegasus Tech Ventures, a global venture capital firm with offices in Silicon Valley and around the world.    Bill and his partners invest in promising emerging technology companies and work intensively with them to help them grow and succeed. Some of Garage’s most successful investments include Pandora Media (NYSE: P), Digital Fountain (acquired by Qualcomm), Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), iNest (acquired by LendingTree), and LeftHand Networks (acquired by HP).    Bill brings experience as a serial entrepreneur to his work with portfolio companies.  Prior to co-founding Garage in early 1998, Bill was co-founder of Academic Systems, a software company funded by Kleiner Perkins, Accel Partners, and Microsoft.  Academic Systems became the leading developer of network-based multimedia instructional materials for colleges and universities, and was acquired by Plato Learning.  Prior to Academic Systems, Bill was a senior executive at several venture-backed technology companies, including The Learning Company, which was the leading developer of educational software in the United States before its acquisition in 1994, and Infa Technologies, a touchscreen computer company that developed many of the concepts underlying the Newton, Palm, and iPhone devices.  Bill also co-founded Trademark Software, which was subsequently acquired by Dow Jones, while in graduate school at Stanford.   Earlier in his career, Bill worked for McKinsey & Co., the World Bank in Washington, DC, and Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., in New York.  He has authored and co-authored several articles and speeches on entrepreneurship, venture capital, international trade, and monetary policy.   Bill earned his AB in History and Science from Harvard University and his MBA from Stanford University.  He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, and is a former Chairman of the Churchill Club in Silicon Valley. He is also an Advisor to the Women’s Startup Lab, Nordic Innovation House, and the Korea Innovation Center. He lives with his extraordinary wife Michelle and three incredible children in Los Altos, California.  You can contact Bill atreichert@garage.com. 
On today’s show, we sit down with Bill Reichert. Bill is the Managing Director at Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early-stage venture capital fund, which invest in extraordinary entrepreneurs with unique technologies that will define the next era of innovation. He takes a hands-on approach from the very beginning, partnering with talented entrepreneurs to transform their vision into reality.He is an entrepreneur, mentor, author, speaker, board member, adviser, educator, partner, spouse, parent, and general enthusiast. Not always in that order.In this episode, you’ll learn:What are some of the misunderstandings on trends in technology?What is the typical view of leadership and why this view is flawed?What is the difference between innovation and invention?What are the different types of computing and how will they impact us in the future?What do you see as the “hot” sector or trend for 2020?This episode is dedicated to Craig Johnson who had a great influence in Silicon Valley.Help us out!Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review! It takes less than 30 seconds and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it!Tweet your comments about this episode directly to Shawn Flynn and the rest of The Investor’s Podcast Community using #TIPSiliconValley.BOOKS AND RESOURCESDownload your free audiobook at Audible.Find the best job candidate at Ziprecruiter.Bill Reichert on LinkedInBill Reichert on TwitterGarage Technology VenturesStartup World CupCapital One. This is Banking Reimagined.Experience a real estate investing platform that is powered by an investor-first model with Fundrise. Make your money work harder with Wealthsimple.Affordable, private online counseling. Anytime, anywhere with Betterhelp.GET IN TOUCH WITH SHAWNShawn Flynn’s Twitter AccountShawn Flynn’s LinkedIn AccountSilicon Valley LinkedIn Group AccountShawn Flynn’s Facebook AccountEmail: Shawn@TheInvestorsPodcast.com
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Location
Palo Alto, California, United States of America
Episode Count
12
Podcast Count
10
Total Airtime
8 hours, 35 minutes