As VC who invests in early stage companies – Adi Levanon of Symmetrical Ventures embraces the opportunity to help grow companies from the ground up. In fact, growing up in Silicon Valley with visionary-type parents, she was poised from an early age to enter the industry. However, she attributes a lot of her success to her time living in Israel, serving in the military, and later becoming a lawyer. Over mezcal margaritas at Fool’s Gold in New York City, Adi enumerates how “everything I’ve done has lead me to what I am doing now” – including sharing her daily experiences in her own podcast “The Adi Tells” podcast.
What You’ll Learn:
– How to take a headstrong approach to entering a new field and finding a job in a new city.
– Why learning you’re not a fit at a company is not a failure.
– The value of working with investors who understand your industry.
– Mistakes to avoid when you pitch.