In this episode, Hall T. Martin conducts an interview with Roger Chen of Silverton Partners. Silverton Partners has been around for 15 years and currently investing out of their fifth fund. A technology investor prior to joining Silverton, Roger was a Principal with Genacast Ventures in New York, a leading seed-stage VC firm affiliated with Comcast Ventures. He previously spent time with Comcast Ventures and Fontinalis Partners, and has been a consultant to several West Coast VCs. Prior to venture capital, Roger spent time at various tech firms including Google as a Product Manager for Google Maps.
Hall and Roger discuss Roger’s thoughts on entering the VC space and what surprised him the most. They also speak on some of the key skills needed to be successful as a VC and some of the key trends happening.
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