For most entering the business world as an entrepreneur, the world of private equity and venture funding is a mystery. Unless you have a rich uncle or a close family friend, delving into a fundraiser for your business can be daunting.
In this episode, I visit with someone who has mastered the field. His name is Ryan Hemingway. Ryan is a venture capitalist. He shares with us his views on entrepreneurship and the growth of opportunity for anyone wanting to start a business to find success by finding the right funding solutions.
Overcoming the Crash of ’08
The rise of the entrepreneurial mindset – college support
The acceleration of e-commerce
Simplification of the supply chain
Having the right focus on leadership
Leaders show people the next right thing to do
Ryan is a Managing Director at EPIC Ventures, an early-stage Venture Capital Fund. He focuses on Fintech, Data & Analytics, and Enterprise SaaS.
He helped build a Private Bank during the Great Recession, and prior to that as a Bond Trader. He improved his own performance through data analysis and refocused the firm’s hedging strategy saving a significant amount in borrowing costs.
He has a BS in Psychology, an MSS in Economics from Utah State University, and an MBA from the University of Oxford.
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