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The LiiP with Adam Blumencranz, Partner, Distributed Ventures

November 8, 2021
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This week we are lucky enough to be joined by Adam Blumencranz, Partner of Distributed Ventures (formerly known as NFP Ventures).

We had a great conversation this week where we discussed a wide variety of topics such as:

  • What are the advantages of working in the corporate ventures as opposed to the stand alone?
  • Has the shift from one to the other played to an advantage?
  • How being associated with an incumbent has advantages but this also comes with its pitfalls
  • When you’re associated with a large national incumbent, how flexible are you? How rigid is your mandate?
  • The importance of their network of subject matter experts
  • The time input into these relationships
  • The importance of having differentiation as an investor
  • The ability to tap into this network being NFP’s differentiator
  • People want to work with people they want to spend time with
  • What’s your view on the market today?
  • The time to make a decision is going down and valuations are going up
  • Critically important to know your strategy as an investor
  • The importance of being thesis driven
  • What’s your view on the market today?
  • The time to make a decision is going down and valuations are going up
  • Critically important to know your strategy as an investor
  • The importance of being thesis driven
  • What do you specifically look for in a good pitch?
  • The importance of finding a founder with passion
  • Subject matter expertise, clarity and focus

Thank you Adam for your time, it was great to speak to you!

This Podcast was brought to you by FinPro, an executive recruitment business that works in the Insurance and Insurtech space.

Our host in FinPro Director, Alex Bond

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