#33 - (Katie Shea (Managing Partner @ Divergent Capital) on establishing track record to pitch LPs, building scalable systems of support, and underwriting technical and and business model risks

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This week we had on Katie Shea (@katiesheasays) of Divergent Capital.

Divergent is a generalist fund that prefers to invest at the pre-seed. Katie is one of the founding partners of the fund, and within her role, she uses her previous experiences within marketing to help her portfolio commercialize and scale.

In this talk, we discuss:

  • Emerging managers establishing track record as marketing collateral
  • Building scalable systems while providing hands-on support to a portfolio
  • Underwriting technical and and business model risks at the pre-seed

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