Discussing International Investing and Russian Startups on The Syndicate Podcast

This week, I had the pleasure of recording an interview with Matt Ward of The Syndicate Podcast: “The Russian Startup Scene and What Founders and VCs Need to Know with Jeffrey Donenfeld of Boomtown Accelerator”

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Here’s what I discuss with Matt on the Podcast:

  1. The challenge many Eastern European and Russian startups have with raising money
  2. Why the US government sent Jeffrey to Russia on a knowledge exchange
  3. How accelerators can attract foreign startups
  4. Why taking VC money isn’t always the right move
  5. How Jeffrey thinks about different industries and emerging trends
  6. The reason vertical accelerators are thriving
  7. How cannabis is capturing Colorado