Think Like A Founder

012: Justin Fishner-Wolfson - Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 137 Ventures

September 17, 2020 Justin Fishner-Wolfson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 137 Ventures Season 2 Episode 3
Think Like A Founder
012: Justin Fishner-Wolfson - Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 137 Ventures
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Think Like A Founder
012: Justin Fishner-Wolfson - Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 137 Ventures
Sep 17, 2020 Season 2 Episode 3
Justin Fishner-Wolfson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 137 Ventures

"I was everybody's emergency contact in college. I had friends who I was the easiest person to put down as their emergency contact because their parents were in other States or didn't speak English that well. And so I would usually find out after the fact, they're like, 'Oh, I went skydiving and I put you down as the emergency contact.' I was like, thanks?!"

On this episode of Think Like A Founder, Maureen talks to Justin Fishner-Wolfson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 137 Ventures. 137 Ventures is a VC firm that invests in growth-stage companies, like Wish, SpaceX, Airbnb, Uber, and many more. They talk about about his grandfather's work at the New York stock exchange, building a team with the right people, and how he got his first taste for venture capital while working at Founders Fund, with friends from Stanford.

www.137ventures.com

Think Like A Founder is produced by SNP Communications in San Francisco, California. Learn more by visiting us at www.snpnet.com or connect with Maureen Taylor on LinkedIn to continue the conversation there

Series Producer: Roisin Hunt. Sound design: Marc Ream. Creative Producer: Eli Shell. Content and scripting: Mike Sullivan. Production Coordinator: Natasha Thomas.
Thanks also to Selena Persiani-Shell, John Hughes and Renn Vara.

Show Notes

"I was everybody's emergency contact in college. I had friends who I was the easiest person to put down as their emergency contact because their parents were in other States or didn't speak English that well. And so I would usually find out after the fact, they're like, 'Oh, I went skydiving and I put you down as the emergency contact.' I was like, thanks?!"

On this episode of Think Like A Founder, Maureen talks to Justin Fishner-Wolfson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 137 Ventures. 137 Ventures is a VC firm that invests in growth-stage companies, like Wish, SpaceX, Airbnb, Uber, and many more. They talk about about his grandfather's work at the New York stock exchange, building a team with the right people, and how he got his first taste for venture capital while working at Founders Fund, with friends from Stanford.

www.137ventures.com

Think Like A Founder is produced by SNP Communications in San Francisco, California. Learn more by visiting us at www.snpnet.com or connect with Maureen Taylor on LinkedIn to continue the conversation there

Series Producer: Roisin Hunt. Sound design: Marc Ream. Creative Producer: Eli Shell. Content and scripting: Mike Sullivan. Production Coordinator: Natasha Thomas.
Thanks also to Selena Persiani-Shell, John Hughes and Renn Vara.