Jonathan Nelson is the founder of Hackers/Founders, the largest global network of tech founders with over 300k members across 45 countries. He build a $600M portfolio market cap in first 5 years and runs HACK Fund, a liquid venture fund on the blockchain.
Jonathan has also served on an SEC Advisory Committee on Capital Formation for Small and Emerging Business, on the Board of Wilson Center for Public Policy for Latin America and has worked with the White House and Mayor Bloomberg’s administration to promote Startup Visa, and comprehensive immigration reform.
Listen and Learn:
- The liquidity problem with venture and what it means
- How a nurse built the largest global network of tech founders worldwide
- What immigration reform and Trump mean for Silicon Valley and US startups
- Why equity pooled SPVs create incredible venture capital opportunities
- How to leverage connections, network and hustle to build a robust business
- Why traditional venture capital isn’t all that it is hyped up to be
- How blockchain affects VC
- Why crypto liquidity creates a win-win for founders and investors
- The question of stocks and short term thinking
Jonathan’s Twitter: @iamelgringo
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