Venture Capital & The US Economy: How the Private Markets are Generating More Profit

Teddy Himler is a Venture Capital Partner, running a fund at Antler that focuses on what he calls emerging tech ecosystems.

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Podcast: Venture Capital & The US Economy – How the Private Markets are Generating More Profit

Teddy Himler is a Venture Capital Partner, running a fund at Antler that focuses on what he calls emerging tech ecosystems. He previously was at SoftBank, Comcast Ventures, and Goldman Sachs.

Key Highlights

[00:01 – 14:16] The Impact of Venture Capital on the US Economy

  • VC is responsible for 40% of the workforce and contributes over 80% of R&D spending in the US
  • How emerging economies are closer to becoming developed economies through venture capital
  • The role of private markets in addressing the shortening of the life of public companies

[14:17 – 39:11] Geographic Arbitrage: Valuations in Emerging Markets

  • Teddy shares his insights on success in venture capital and finding GPs
  • The regional advantage and how it can be translated into a dominant market position
  • How the US economy is the strongest in the world and has the most robust capital markets

[39:12 – 40:28] Closing Segment

  • Email Teddy and follow him on Twitter

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Teddy’s twitter: https://twitter.com/teddyhimler 

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