From leading YouTube's product team to Venture Capitalist. How to find the next rocket ship startup.
HomeBrew partner Hunter Walker joins Social Leverage's Howard Lindzon for a thoughtful conversation on his time at the early days of Youtube, investing in fintech and “rocket ships” (not literal ones), betting on founders, the creator economy and more. If you want to learn about scaling production and businesses from an early stage, you’re going to want to watch this episode. HomeBrew is a seed stage venture capital fund that provides support and early stage investments to mission-driven entrepreneurs, specifically those in SaaS, machine learning, marketplace and commerce businesses. If you want to see their impressive portfolio or learn more about the company, check out their website: https://homebrew.co/. Hunter credits his success as an active angel investor, advisor and HomeBrew partner to his previous experiences, saying: “I don't think I could be helping if I didn't first have a career in ‘doing.’” For Hunter, ‘doing’ includes leading Youtube’s production team for 9 years, joining the founding team of Linden Lab, getting his MBA at Stanford and managing teams of over 40 people.