1. S3E49 - Patrick Donohue - Key Qualities a VC looks for Sean Tepper 40:12

My next guest is a lifelong entrepreneur and investor who runs a unique venture capital firm that doesn’t specialize in one specific industry. In this episode, he talks about what he looks for in founders, what he looks for with companies, and how his firm structures its deals differently than traditional VC firms. Please welcome Patrick Donohue.

Key Timecodes

  • (00:38) – Show intro and background history
  • (02:53) – Deeper into his background history and business models he invests in
  • (04:36) – Understanding his venture capital business model
  • (11:11) – Deeper into his diverse portfolio of business strategies
  • (14:59) – How he generates ongoing cash flow
  • (17:33) – Deeper into his criteria and strategies
  • (25:00) – What is the minimum investment size
  • (27:26) – A key takeaway from the guest
  • (28:58) – Another key tactical takeaway from the guest
  • (31:37) – A bit about his book
  • (33:57) – What is the worst advice he ever received
  • (34:22) – What is the best advice he ever received
  • (38:37) – Guest contacts

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