Investor Connect: Dan Gonzales of Startup Mindsets Podcast

Investor Connect: Dan Gonzales of Startup Mindsets Podcast

May 20, 2022 by investor

On this episode of Investor Connect, Hall welcomes Dan Gonzales, Executive Producer and Host of Startup Mindsets Podcast.

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, and founded in 2020, Startup Mindsets has interviewed more than 50 entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and innovation leaders since April 2020 and has inspired people to take entrepreneurial action across the world. Week in and week out they will dive into how founders across technology and innovation leaders think about running their business and why innovation now is more important than ever.

Dan was born and raised in San Francisco, California he completed his undergrad at UC Riverside and worked at various startups and corporations including Flux Technology and Google. 

He’s worked as a venture capital analyst at VU Venture Partners, a $100M fund in San Francisco, and led investments in the frontier tech space. Some deals he’s been a part of are Akash Systems, Fan Controlled Football, Contraline, and CreditStacks. 

Dan discusses the “great resignation”, the long-term implications of remote work, producing and hosting a podcast, and more.

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