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#13 – BALAJI SRINIVASAN
I chatted with Balaji Srinivasan about the rise of cloud cities, the Oregon Trail generation, a decentralized model for citizen journalism and a path forward for tech and media.
#15 – MIKE MAPLES
I chatted Mike Maples about breakthrough insights, a lesson from a fishing trip with his Dad, stumbling into his 1st angel investment (Twitter) and a big issue facing our country almost no one talks about.
#10 – GARRY TAN
I chatted with Garry Tan about building the world you want to live in, how having refugee ancestors has influenced his worldview, navigating the idea maze as a founder and his $200M mistake.
#9– JEFF MORRIS JR.
I chatted with Jeff Morris Jr. about investing in a post-#COVID19 future, non-linear career paths in times of economic uncertainty, moving to Kansas City to break into tech and the unbundling of talent.
#3 – JAMES BESHARA
I chatted with James Beshara about to talk about the importance of honesty, psychology of being a founder, how things can either happen to you or for you and why creation is built into our DNA.
Hi, I’m Kyle Tibbitts. I’m the Chief Marketing Officer at Wander. Previously, I was Head of Marketing at Fast, Head of Brand Marketing and second marketing hire at Opendoor ($OPEN) and Senior Marketing Manager at HotelTonight (acquired by Airbnb). I’ve spent the last 12+ years building marketing machines from the ground up and love jumping into the trenches with founders to help take their marketing strategies from 0 to 1. I also host a podcast called the Paradox Podcast with 35,000+ listeners.
The mission of Paradox Capital is simple. Give outsider founders –– and founders outside Silicon Valley –– early capital and direct access to the best product, marketing, design and ops experts inside Silicon Valley so they can build their companies wherever and however they want. In particular, I'm looking to invest in resourceful and resilient founders with the storytelling superpowers and vision required to recruit talented global teams to join their missions.Every week, founders from all over reach out to me, asking for help taking their marketing strategies from 0 to 1. This fund scales my ability to bet on the best ones and build a support network around them. While Silicon Valley the place is dissolving into the cloud, the philosophy around boundless creation is stronger than ever. That’s the tension –– the paradox –– I'll be leaning into.
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