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21
APR

E8 What's unreasonable about diverse career experiences, web3 investing and community, BNB Chain and improv?

With unreasonable guest Gwendolyn Regina, Investment Director at BNB Chain.

SHOW NOTES:

0.00 Introductions
0.42 Gwen Introduction
2.40 Gwen’s career
6.48 The ecosystem - startup and crypto
11.14 Power of diverse experiences and a common thread
23.23 Breaking into the web3 community
28.58 BNB Chain
34.57 Key web3 themes
44.22 Emergence and complex systems
45.44 Life outside web3 for Gwen
47.29 Unreasonable does improv

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Note: app perspectives shared in the Unreasonable Podcast belong to the individuals and are not representative of any firm. This is not investment advice.
03
MAR

E7 What's unreasonable about founding and exiting a company, the life that follows and a remote control surfboard?

With unreasonable guest, Cameron Priest.

SHOW NOTES:

0.42 Introducing Cameron Priest and TradeGecko
3.56 The early startup scene in 2012
7.11 Knowing you've got product-market fit and scaling
9.04 Hire fast, fire fast and working with family
10.54 Ups and downs of the exit process and growing pains
16.50 The hardest things about being a founder and choosing the right B2B customers
21.22 From being a founder to being a small cog in a big machine
24.10 The benefits of voracious reading
26.06 Web3 and why it is unreasonably positive
28.24 Supporting the TradeGecko mafia (or Ecko's)
31.27 The pressure of outperforming your first success
33.00 A singularly unnecessary post-exit purchase

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01
FEB

E6 What's unreasonable about Vishal's career choices and the mental strain on founders, fundraising, VCs?

Happy Lunar New Year 2022

SHOW NOTES
0.00 Intros and the joy of a dinner
1.06 Vishal's origin story; from lawyer to venture capitalist
21.00 The mental strain on founders (incl. Hian's experience)
44.10 The pressures on venture capitalists
52.50 Closing out with catching Pokemons and a Happy Lunar New Year

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14
JAN

E5 What’s unreasonable about disconnecting, 2022 trends, laziness and cricket?

Happy New Year!

SHOW NOTES:
0.00 Christmas travels, disconnecting and burnout
10.36 Trends for 2022
19.13 Web3.0
26.31 China3.0
36.52 Angel List as a true VC innovation
31.03 Quick commerce & Southeast Asia
41.03 Conclusions
44.09 Airplane films and cricket

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29
NOV
2021

E4 What's unreasonable about VC fundraising, Sequoia's new model and cheeky monkeys?

SHOW NOTES:

0.00 Reflections, NFT exhibitions, cricket, Hian says’ cheeky monkey.’

6.08 VCs and fundraising

25.52 Thoughts on Sequoia and their new fund structure

37.01 Angel List as a true VC innovation

42.42 What's coming up for the Unreasonables

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15
NOV
2021

E3 What's unreasonable about choosing founders, investing in founders, attracting talent and Meta?

SHOW NOTES:

0.00 Introductions, flying and the UAE
1.24 Hian and the Openspace origin story
11.21 What we look for in a founding team when they pitch to us
25.16 How we've seen founder's attract the right talent
37.24 Quick reflections on the Facebook/Meta rebrand

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26
OCT
2021

E2 What's unreasonable about failure, underdogs, Southeast Asia investing and Myanmar?

Show Notes:

00:00 Reflection on the last pod, the cease and desist
01:31 Failure, startups and investors
11:19 Why we like the underdog startups
16.40 Michael Blakey’s story, dyslexia and playing the system
19.22 Investing beyond Indonesia
37.08 Myanmar, startup experiences and the ASEAN summit flex

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11
OCT
2021

E1 What's unreasonable about Evergrande, cryptocurrency, Singapore COVID and James Bond?

Show Notes:

0:00 Introducing the unreasonable 3 members and their stories.

17.14 Talking about Evergrande, the situation in China and what it might mean for Southeast Asia

34.28 Crypto-currency hype, China regulations, the DUPG framework, and a high-performing trading hamster

44.49 Singapore COVID, families and managing restrictions

51.27 James Bond, shaken or stirred?

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