Lightspeed Venture Partners – Barry Eggers on building a global venture brand, navigating LP relationships for emerging managers, and the Lightspeed Scout Fund.


On today’s episode, I am joined by Barry Eggers, Founding Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Episode Key Takeaways: 

  • Barry shares with us his 20+ year journey from a new venture firm in the early 2000s to the global powerhouse that is Lightspeed today.
  • We get Barrys take on the state of venture and his position on acknowledging and preparing for the ups and downs that come with being in the industry.
  • He gives helpful tips on how to navigate relationships with your LPs for emerging managers.
  • We learn about Lightspead’s Scout program, which has a mission to offer VC investing opportunities to racial minorities in an effort to diversify VC and find unique entrepreneurs from around the world. 


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