339. Founding Renaissance Technologies & First Round Capital, The Origins of Idealab, Reasons Not to Grow your Fund, and How Sourcing from YC Has Changed (Howard Morgan)



Howard Morgan of B Capital Group joins Nick to discuss Founding Renaissance Technologies & First Round Capital, The Origins of Idealab, Reasons Not to Grow your Fund, and How Sourcing from YC Has Changed. In this episode we cover:

  • Starting the First Quantitative Hedge Fund
  • Idealab’s First Check
  • The Story Behind the Founding of First Round Capital
  • What's Ahead in The VC Funding Markets

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