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Virtual Fireside Chat w/ Lilian Ting - Shared screen with speaker view
Newby
13:51
Hello FedTech Family, I hope all is well, safe and healthy. Make today Great…GREATNESS is inside of you, unleash it!%?!%?
Lindsey Smith - FedTech
14:16
Thanks Newby - we’re glad you’re here!
Ben Solomon - FedTech
16:24
welcome everyone!
Ben Solomon - FedTech
16:38
please put any questions for Lilian in the chat and we'll read them later
Matt Milano
16:47
hi Ben
Kaycie Gillette-Mallard
20:47
wow lilian this is a crazy story!!
Newby
23:01
Lillian as an entrepreneur should we have attorney(s)/ lawyer(s) in our forecasting budget? And should we pay a monthly retainer to one firm or use attorney(s)/ lawyer(s) on a need basis?
John Sadowski
29:18
What sort of technical due diligence do you do before and during an investment?
Lady Nwadike
30:00
what is your advice to gracefully handling individuals who may try to undermine you, especially as a woman?
Newby
30:27
what is the name of the book again….sorry got kids in the background/ homeschooling
Matt Milano
30:41
Does Lilians fund prefer dual purpose startups? SBIR eligible and a civilian market place?
William Suo
30:42
is there a good book for startup preparation?
Lady Nwadike
30:53
I was a homeschooler @Newby :)
Newby
31:20
ok great thanks Amanda
Newby
31:52
@Lady Nwadike,,, yes I got a 4 year old and 7 year old.. they are in the background and they are LOUD..lol
John Fuisz
31:57
FYSA - There are some firms that run special programs for women run / founded / co-founded startups where they defer costs etc. Happy to give recommendations if you want via DM (on Slack)
Matt Milano
33:46
personal preference to giving coders equity? Is it better to just pay as you go? If they flake out that's a disaster.
Newby
34:22
@Amanda and Lindsey Thank you both for everything you do…
Darrel Frater
36:24
How would you advise on getting started on raising your own venture fund?
Kaycie Gillette-Mallard
38:34
also how I built this on NPR - always so interesting to hear founders' stories
William Suo
38:43
thanks you all. I’ll be looking forward to your list of recommended readings
Ignacio De Leon
38:57
On the allocation of equity, what do you make of this book Slicing Pie? http://slicingpie.com
Jake Kramer - FedTech
41:08
my favorite books:the hard thing about hard things - horowitzzero to one - thielstartup owners manual - blankgrit - Duckworthventure deals - feldslicing pie - moyernever eat alone - ferrazistartup podcasts I love:how I built thisa16zmasters of scalethe pitchstartup
Ben Solomon - FedTech
41:49
The Stanford entrepreneurial thought leader podcast series is also fantastic
Lindsey Smith - FedTech
41:50
Great recommendations! For anyone interested in saving these, you can select the three dots in the Zoom chat (…) and then Save Chat
Ignacio De Leon
41:56
@jakeKramer Thanks!
Newby
42:07
Thank you Jake
Ben Solomon - FedTech
42:10
https://ecorner.stanford.edu/podcasts/
Eugene Ostrovskiy
44:33
What are some specific skills that we can learn during quarantine that would help us the most?
Lindsey Smith - FedTech
44:51
Great questions, all!
Newby
45:28
@Amanda absolutely GREAT questions….
Matt Milano
47:32
talking to humans by frank romanlovsky
Kaycie Gillette-Mallard
47:48
read all of the books in this chat! haha
Jake Kramer - FedTech
48:02
^^^
Arnaud Be
48:31
on my way 🤣
Jeff Li
49:37
what are your tips on networking with the people we need I this process, so they will respond to our outreach?
Aaron Fang
49:47
What is most common mistake you see founders make when pitching a startup for raising funds?
Newby
50:52
Lillian as entrepreneur we try to get to decision makers, do you feel calling or emailing to much could be a bad thing or a turn off?
Remy Orain
51:57
What makes you more interested/excited when attending a pitch?
William Schweitzer
52:33
Do you have tips for founders when educating investors during a pitch. EX: you have a disruptive product at the intersection of two worlds that haven’t connected before.
Lito Villanueva
54:27
What's your most significant non-work related accomplishment this week?
Rey Dequilla
58:13
Thank you Lilian!
Jeff Li
58:14
Thank you Lilian
Newby
58:33
THANK YOU FedTech Family and Lillian...
Newby
58:41
Much needed and appreciated....
Newby
58:49
XOXOXO
Darrel Frater
58:56
This was great!
William Suo
59:04
thanks
Lindsey Smith - FedTech
59:06
Thanks so much for joining everyone!
Darrel Frater
59:15
thank you so much Lillian and the FedTech team!
Eugene Ostrovskiy
59:17
Thanks so much!
Arnaud Be
59:18
👏👏👏