Michele Romanow is the Co-founder and President of Clearbanc, a VC firm offering growth capital to online businesses fast, smoothly, and without asking for equity or personal guarantees. She has an astonishing career story to share: Before her 33rd birthday, she had founded 5 and exited 2 companies. Recently named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, she plans to invest $1 billion into 2,000 businesses this year. And of course, Michele’s also known as a ‘Dragon’ on CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den, Canada’s version of Shark Tank.
In this episode, Michele discusses everything from nepotism in VC, to starting her career in the caviar business, millennial founders, and handling 250 pitches in 17 days on Dragons’ Den.
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Soaked by Slush – now all ears. Soaked by Slush is a new online startup media by Slush. In our First Podcast Season Ever, our friends from Futucast interview Slush 2019 speakers and guests to unpack their life stories, career hacks, and future visions. Have a listen, subscribe, rate, hate, slate – whatever you feel like, mate. All engagement is good engagement.
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