August 16, 2018 John Tough

Listen to Mike Maples on the Origin Podcast here It was one of the better venture-related podcasts in the past few months. Here are my notes: Risk-Return: Get paid for your risk The reality is that every profession has a top 10% Managers are too reliant on anecdotal wisdom as opposed to first principal or theoretical basis Get paid for the risk you take in two ways Invest before the Series A firms (series +1 firms) Getting ownership at a lower price basis Get pricing power by not competing with big firms at pre-product market fit: get a real chance…