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The Twenty Minute VC takes you inside the world of Venture Capital, Startup Funding and The Pitch. Join our host, Harry Stebbings and discover how you can attain funding for your business by listening to what the most prominent investors are directly looking for in startups, providing easily actiona… read more

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20 VC 048: What Do VC's Really Add To Startups with Christian Claussen, Managing Partner @ Ventech

Quote of the Day: "Capital is a crappy differentiator". Dustin Dolginow


Christian Claussen is a Managing Partner with Ventech, a VC firm with offices in Munich and Paris. He has 16 years of experience investing in innovation and he leads Ventech investment activities in the German-speaking regions of Europe. He serves as a board member for Picanova and TV Smiles.


In today's amazing episode with Christian we learn:



  • Which value adds are most important for founders to look for?

  • How can Founders determine whether VCs will carry out on their 'Value Add'?

  • What are the signs of VC bulls***?

  • Will we see all VCs transition to Andreesen Horowitz service based VC model?

  • How have VCs offerings to startups changed over time?

  • What advice would Christian provide to founders entering a round of funding?


Items Mentioned in Today's Show:


Christian's Favourite Book: Phillip Roth: Everyman


Christian's Article on VC Value Add


Speex: Online Language Training That Really Works


Andreesen Horowitz


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