#354 – Shawn Merani, Parade Ventures - The Seed And Pre-Seed Stage, You’re Betting On People

63 minutes

In episode 354, we welcome our guest, Shawn Merani, founder and Managing Partner of Parade Ventures, a pre-seed & seed stage-focused venture capital firm.

 

In today’s episode, we hear what it’s like to invest at the pre-seed and seed stage from someone who’s invested in companies like Dollar Shave Club, Cruise, Stance, and more! Shawn walks us through what it was like to launch what he called a “venture partner program on steroids” on AngelList years ago. He walks us through his investment philosophy and why he focuses mainly on both the consumer and enterprise space.

 

Of course we chat about some names, including Inkbox, Homelister, and a company providing software to veterinarians.

 

Please enjoy this episode with Parade Ventures’ Shawn Merani.  

 

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