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Nabeel Hyatt (@nabeel), investor at Spark Capital, joins Erik on this episode. It was recorded as part of an On Deck Angels event. They discuss:

- His path to becoming an investor.

- Why he likens being a VC to being a middle manager at a large conglomerate company.

- How he thinks about frameworks for investing.

- How to quickly get up to speed on spaces that are new to you as an investor.

- Why there are so few hardware companies at scale and why he’s investing in the space.

- Why he’s long on online communities.

- Why gaming pioneers so many new business models.

- Thoughts on his anti-portfolio.

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Nabeel Hyatt (@nabeel), investor at Spark Capital, joins Erik on this episode. It was recorded as part of an On Deck Angels event. They discuss: - His path to becoming an investor. - Why he likens being a VC to being a middle manager at a large conglomerate company. - How he thinks about frameworks for investing. - How to quickly get up to speed on spaces that are new to you as an investor. - Why there are so few hardware companies at scale and why he’s investing in the space. - Why he’s long on online communities. - Why gaming pioneers so many new business models. - Thoughts on his anti-portfolio. Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform.  Check us out on the web at www.villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal. Want to get updates from us? Subscribe to get a peek inside the Village. We’ll send you reading recommendations, exclusive event invites, and commentary on the latest happenings in Silicon Valley. www.villageglobal.vc/signup read more read less

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