November 24, 2023

#069 – Valentina Shegoyan – Securing Venture Capital In Real Estate Technology

#069 - Valentina Shegoyan - Securing Venture Capital In Real Estate Technology

Show Notes

In today’s episode of Bricks & Bytes, we have Valentina Shegoyan, Managing Partner at Second Century Ventures

In this episode, we learn venture capital investing, the future of real estate, what VCs look for in startup founders, and much more!

Tune in to find out:

  • Valentina’s journey to becoming a top VC

  • How the venture capital industry works and how to get funding as a startup

  • The qualities VCs look for in startup founders beyond just a good pitch

  • How real estate is becoming more data-driven and tech-enabled

  • Advice for startups on applying to accelerator programs and pitching to investors

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Valentina Shegoyan | Managing Partner at REACH UK – Second Century Ventures


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(00:00:00 – 00:01:03) – Intro

(00:01:03 – 00:05:20) – Becoming a Managing Partner at a Venture Capital Firm

(00:05:20 – 00:06:04) – Insights Gained as a Managing Partner at Second Century

(00:06:04 – 00:12:40) – Understanding Venture Capital and Its Investments

(00:12:40 – 00:16:02) – Three Strategies for Engaging with Venture Capitalists

(00:16:02 – 00:24:24) – Traits Indicative of a Successful Founder

(00:24:24 – 00:29:30) – Predictions for the Future of the Real Estate Market

(00:29:30 – 00:32:10) – Dynamics of VC-Founder Relationships and Aligning Incentives

(00:32:10 – 00:36:41) – Early-Stage and Later-Stage Venture Capital Investing

(00:36:41 – 00:39:28) – Outro

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