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Angel | hosted by Jason Calacanis


Feb 3, 2021

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Show notes:

0:00 Start

1:05 Jason intros Elad Gil, Elad explains what he's learned since he started angel investing 10+ years ago, Internet market caps growing 10X-30X over the last decade, software's surface area

11:32 OurCrowd - Sign up for a free account at https://www.ourcrowd.com/twist

13:06 Understanding Clubhouse's valuation, a history of "overpriced" standout social apps, monetization options

19:01 Potential of paying it forward to black creators

25:01 LinkedIn Jobs - Post your first job free at https://www.linkedin.com/angel

26:32 SPACs, startups going public earlier, theories on why "stay private longer" was popular in the 2010s and why 2020s looks like the "go public faster" decade

33:11 Thoughts on selling secondary shares & selling in public markets

36:04 Odoo - Get your first app free & $1000 off your first implementation pack at https://odoo.com/twist

37:36 How the pandemic endgame impacts his investment thesis, Israel's incredible vaccine distribution

47:07 Elad's thesis: product-market driven OVER team driven, importance of market pull in non-obvious markets, using growth rate to determine market size

54:34 Amazon's sustained growth rate, how consumer companies accelerate at scale, big tech's best acquisitions

1:00:49 Self-driving, VTOLs, future tech epicenters, work from home