Daniel Scrivner

Business • Education

Every Tuesday, we share a conversation with one of the world's best entrepreneurs or investors. In each episode we dissect what they've mastered and how they got to the top of their field. We break down the tactics, tools, and routines you can put to use today. Including everything from favoriteRead more

Popular episodes

[BONUS] Rishi’s Habits, Influences, and Life Lessons – Rishi Garg of Mayfield – Outlier Academy EP. 37

Jul 20 • 23:39

“I never think about the failure of the what. I always think about the failure of the how. How did I show up in these contexts? Was fear a really important emotion during these experiences or did I feel light? Was I courageous and open hearted, or did I feel closed?” – Rishi Garg...

Rishi Garg of Mayfield – Building a “People First” Culture – Outlier Academy EP. 37

Jul 20 • 51:12

“The purpose of the startup community is to take a tiny amount of human and financial capital and create a single product, usually, a single thing, an insight that, through incredible intensity, can be used to break open a market and achieve unusual skill.” – Rishi Garg...

[BONUS] Addie’s Secrets to Success – Habits, Influences, and Life Lessons with Addie Lerner of Avid Ventures – Outlier Academy EP. 36

Jul 14 • 27:02

“I think this whole job is such a privilege. When you zoom out, you get to work with and spend time with the smartest people in our industry—in the world—on a daily basis. You get to explore brand new ideas and industries.” – Addie Lerner...

#36 Addie Lerner of Avid Ventures: Analytical Rigor in Venture Capital

Jul 14 • 40:46

“I think this whole job is such a privilege. When you zoom out, you get to work with and spend time with the smartest people in our industry—in the world—on a daily basis. You get to explore brand new ideas and industries.” – Addie Lerner...

#35 Sebastiaan de With: Building Halide, Spectre and Lux

Jul 7 • 01:07:19

“People often think that if you chase your passion and you don't succeed, that you have wasted your time. You may have failed, but you never waste your time. You learn the mistakes that make you the person you are, and you will produce better outcomes eventually.” – Sebastiaan de With...

#34 Alex Iwanchuk: On Data, Design, and Building Feals

Jun 16 • 01:00:45

“Don't knock it until you try it. What I mean by that is—you never know what's really going to work from an acquisition model, so you have to spend to learn, and have the willingness to lose money up front and test, iterate, and optimize to find what's actually working.” – Alex Iwanchuk...

#33 Ben Savage of Clocktower Ventures: On Macro Thinkers, Investing in Human Capital, and Why Financial Innovation will Save the World

Jun 9 • 01:08:45

“When we're looking at single founders, there probably is one variable that rises a little bit and that we spent a great deal of time thinking about which is, are they an attractor? Can they attract the things they need to be successful?” – Ben Savage...

#31 Ken Nguyen of Republic: Building the Investment Platform of Tomorrow

May 19 • 01:06:07

“I think in tech, and in Silicon Valley in particular, people overvalue ingenuity, brilliance and innovation, and undervalue timing, luck and resilience.” – Ken Nguyen...

#30 Scott Belsky on Lessons Learned as a Founder, Investor, and Bestselling Author

May 12 • 53:59

“Great opportunities never have ‘great opportunity’ in the subject line.” – Scott Belsky...

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