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AI006 Diversity, Not Just Diversification, To Drive Up Profits With Adam Quinton

Released Monday, 9th November 2015
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Adam is the founder of Lucas Point Ventures, an early seed stage investment company. Adam is passionate about diverse management teams and some of his investments include Glassbreakers and The Muse, which he talks more about on today's episode. Adam is the advisor for both Astia Angels and 37 Angels, two angel groups that invest in women-led ventures. Adam talks on the importance of diversity in a team and to not get too stuck in an angel group when you've learned all you can.

Show Highlights

  • 03:40 - How did Adam get started in angel investing?

  • 06:45 - Adam recommends new angels get involved in an angel investment group.

  • 06:45 - Adam recommends new angels get involved in an angel investment group.

  • 12:55 - Successful companies end up having a diverse team.

  • 10:05 - Getting VC funding for women-led startups is hard.

  • 18:50 - Do women tend to start a specific type of company?

  • 12:55 - Successful companies end up having a diverse team.

  • 30:20 - Adam gives a shout out to three of his favorite startups.

  • 15:55 - Adam recommends checking out AngelList.

  • 40:10 - Angel investing is not boring. If it is, you're doing something wrong.

  • 18:50 - Do women tend to start a specific type of company?

  • 42:55 - Feel free to connect with Adam on Twitter or LinkedIn.

  • 26:10 - Adam doesn't recommend joining too many angel groups. He explains why.


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Adam Quinton LinkedIn

Adam Quinton Twitter

Angel Investing by David Rose

The Muse

Glassbreakers

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