Find a Cofounder Before You Find an Idea

Julia Enthoven is the Cofounder and CEO of Kapwing, a Village Global seed-stage company making creativity simple. Kapwing lets anyone...
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A Tale of Two Narratives: Money Crypto vs. Tech Crypto

One thing I’ve learned as an investor at Village Global and avid participant in the crypto community via Token Daily:...
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Village Global’s accelerator introduces founders to Bill Gates, Reid Hoffman, Eric Schmidt and more

Village Global is leveraging its network of tech luminaries to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. The $100 million early-stage...
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Getting to Know Our Network: Jennifer Lum

Jennifer Lum is an entrepreneur, angel investor, startup advisor and active Network Leader at Village Global. She is also the Co-Founder and COO...
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Who Should Get the Title “Co-Founder” at Your Startup?

The obvious answer is: whoever founded the company. But that’s not always clear. If you’re a core founder and CEO...
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Announcing Bumblebee Spaces: Making Space For What Matters

Bumblebee’s first product is one of the rare consumer inventions that truly feels futuristic, ushering in the world once promised...
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Announcing Our Investment in Keyo: A New Way to Rent

Village Global is proud to back Keyo through our Network Catalyst program. Keyo is a beautifully designed all-in-one app for a more rewarding rental...
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Announcing Our Investment in VeriSIM Life

VeriSIM Life operates in the $35B drug discovery & development market which is projected to grow to over $70B by 2025....
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Announcing Glamcam: Twitch For Makeup

Village Global is proud to announce our investment in GlamCam through Network Catalyst. GlamCam is out to be “Twitch for Makeup” as one of...
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Ben Silbermann on Decision Making and Culture

One of our luminary LPs, Ben Silbermann, co-founder/CEO of Pinterest, met with Village's Network Leaders recently to share key lessons...
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$100M Fund: Off and Running!

Since our launch a few months ago, network-driven early stage investing is in full swing here. With fundraising complete, we...
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New Twist on Venture Capital Taps a Well-Connected Village

"The mere association with these people is enough to give a reputational boost to the firm and any young startup...
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Zuck and Bezos back seed stage scout fund Village Global

"Rather than having all deal flow and decision making go through its small core team, Village Global will develop a...
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How To Build A Startup In The Consumer Fitness Space with Holly Shelton and Selina Tobaccowala

Selina Tobaccowala (@selinato) of Gixo and Holly Shelton (@hlshelton) of MoveWith join Erik for a discussion of the state of...
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Finding a Niche in the Consumer Social Space with Winnie’s Sara Mauskopf and Anne Halsall

Erik talks to Sara Mauskopf (@sm) and Anne Halsall (@annekate) about Winnie, the “companion app for parents” which Erik calls...
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The Future of Access with Omni’s Tom McLeod and Ryan Delk

Erik talks to Tom McLeod and Ryan Delk of Omni about the future of access. Omni provides physical storage but...
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The State of Consumer Social with Josh Elman

In this episode, Josh recounts the twists and turns of his career and how they led to him becoming a...
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Investing in Machine Learning Startups with Ash Fontana

Erik interviews Ash Fontana (@ashfontana) of Zetta Venture Partners with his co-host for this episode, Abie Katz of August Capital....
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The Future of VR and AR and How To Invest In It with Amitt Mahajan and Abie Katz

Erik and his co-host for this episode, Abie Katz of August Capital, interview Amitt Mahajan (@amittm) of Presence Capital. He...
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Consumer Social with Donnie Dinch, Michael Galpert and Greg Isenberg

Erik (@eriktorenberg) sits down with Donnie Dinch (@donnie), Michael Galpert (@msg) and Greg Isenberg (@gregisenberg) to discuss the state of...
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