Ross Wolfe, Founding Partner & Managing Director of Diab Venture Partners, joins host James Mackey on the Scale by Design show to discuss Dragons vs Unicorns, how venture capital firms are deploying staff into the trenches with portfolio companies, different stock classes and incentive strategies, valuations, and a lot more!
00:25 Who is Ross Wolfe?
02:15 What is a “dragon”?
04:10 VCs are now more on the ground with their portfolio companies
04:45 Breakdown of different stock classes and incentive strategies
10:58 Fair-market value considerations
16:55 Trends in the venture capital and fundraising market
20:31 The downside of high valuations
22:57 What drives such large valuations
25:45 Is the VC market actually contracting?
27:45 Expansion in global investment
36:05 Wrap up
Our host James Mackey, SecureVision CEO
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