Do VCs "Add Value"? What Should Founders Be Optimizing For With Parker Conrad and Parker Thompson

Do VCs "Add Value"? What Should Founders Be Optimizing For With Parker Conrad and Parker Thompson

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On this episode of Venture Stories Erik is joined by Parker Thompson (@pt), partner at AngelList, and Parker Conrad (@parkerconrad), CEO of Rippling.

In this episode they talk about how much value investors provide to founders, if any at all. They agree that the number one piece of value that an investor provides is as therapist for the founder. They get into the issues around mis-alignment of incentives between investors and founders and discuss some investor horror stories they’ve heard ... See More

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