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Show Notes

Interview begins: 6:23
Debrief: 50:32

This week we’re hosting an upside feed takeover from When Pigs Fly! When Pigs Fly is a podcast covering the Cincinnati business ecosystem on the upside podcast network. 

And in this episode, they talk to Scott Shane, the Managing Director of Comeback Capital, to learn precisely what venture capital is, what investment looks like for the investor and the entrepreneur, and why the midwest is underserved in the investment world.

They discuss:
  • Who does Venture Capital? 7:14
  • Exit Event 9:50
  • Industry and Trends in VC 12:36
  • Venture Capital for Startups 19:33
  • Comeback Capital 24:35
  • Effective Storytelling in Entrepreneurship 29:41
  • Demographic for Venture Capital 32:20
  • Pain points 38:19
  • Cincinnati's Market 40:28
  • Rolling Fund 46:44
  • Tips for Startup Entrepreneurs 49:09

Learn more about Comeback Capital: https://www.comeback.vc/
Subscribe to When Pigs Fly: https://pod.link/1549482801
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Named a top 27 business podcast by Fortune, upside examines startup investing outside of Silicon Valley.

Every Wednesday, we speak with an early stage founder. We interview them as if we are angel investors considering the company as an investment opportunity.

Each show has three segments:

1.) Intro: independent research of the company
2.) Interview: interview with the founder
3.) Debrief: breaking down the opportunity

Sometimes, we share Coffee Chats interviewing venture capitalists, community builders, and later-stage founders.

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