Beyond Coding Episode #146

The Lifecycle of Tech Startup Investing with Christina Caljé

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Description

In this episode with Christina Caljé, we examine the agile mindset critical for tech startup success. Discover how entrepreneurs learn from failures and decide when to pivot. We discuss practical strategies for navigating the investment lifecycle, offering valuable lessons for tech professionals

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Full episode on YouTube ▶️

https://youtu.be/-FWCbSAEiF8

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Guest

Connect with Christina Caljé:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/chriscalj

https://www.christinacalje.com

Outline

00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:29 – Biking experiences
00:02:14 – Sustainability startups at the VU
00:03:48 – Students managing crisis scenario's with ChatGPT
00:06:15 – Mentoring startup founders
00:08:24 – Having an advisory role to startups
00:11:16 – Many opportunities to give back
00:12:39 – What Christina looks for in startups
00:16:23 – Catalysts for the undercapitalized
00:18:26 – When to invest in entrepreneurs
00:21:33 – The fine line of conviction
00:23:43 – Working towards an exit, or not?
00:25:51 – When circumstances change, your goal might change
00:26:56 – Different VC models
00:30:04 – Different skills for organizational stages
00:33:32 – Serial Founders
00:36:01 – The weight of responsibilities
00:38:35 – Learning from failures
00:40:54 – How Autheos evolved
00:43:54 – Learning from diversity
00:46:31 – Patrick worked with Autheos previously