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PODCAST: 146 Trae Vassallo: Defying Gravity in Silicon Valley

In this episode we discuss Trae’s path to Kleiner Perkins, and her experiences being one of relatively few female venture capital partners in Silicon Valley. She contrasts the treatment of women in Silicon Valley before, and after, Ellen Pao’s lawsuit (Check out Episode 101).  We discuss why she struck out on her own rather than staying…

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PODCAST: Brian Rothenberg Building Eventbrite’s Viral Loop That Generated $300M in Revenue

In this episode we hear from Brian Rothenberg, Partner at Defy VC. He shares how Eventbrite’s growth model created a viral loop that led to massive success, how to go about building a distribution advantage and the biggest pitfalls of people who haven’t done this and how founders can go from siloed to a cross…

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Triller aims for TikTok with additions of influencers like Charli D’Amelio and Addison Rae

At Techcrunch Disrupt 2020, Lu today spoke of Triller’s growing potential and what makes its app unique. He also touched on Triller’s involvement in several high-profile additions, including influencers and public figures like TikTok star Charli D’Amelio and family, and even Trump himself.

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Triller Names 12 Top Female Music Execs to New Advisory Board (EXCLUSIVE)

The execs are: Rebeca Leon (Lionfish Entertainment), Rosa Asciola (Spotify), Jenifer Mallory (Columbia Records), Elyse Rogers (APG), Tina Davis (Empire), Phylicia Fant (Columbia Records), Dina Sahim (Sal&Co/Maverick), Rhea Pasricha (Prescription Songs), Allison Maccio (Live Nation), Ebonie Ward (Emagen Entertainment Group), Madeline Nelson (Heads Music) and Kaily Nash (Last Kings Records).

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Nifty Games soft-launches NFL Clash in UK and Germany

The game was quietly soft-launched in Mexico and Brazil on August 14th 2020, but has now expanded its soft-launch into the UK, Australia, and Germany. Further countries are expected to be added later this year.

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