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12/19/2017: Does venture capital work best when you use your own money?
Dec 19, 2017

12/19/2017: Does venture capital work best when you use your own money?

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Social Capital is a venture capital fund founded by Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive and professional poker player. He believes more venture capitalists need to use their own money when investing, and not rely on institutional partners such as universities and pension funds. He talks with Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood about what should change in startup investing.

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Calling for a new way to fund startups

Dec 19, 2017
Chamath Palihapitiya believes venture capitalists need to play with their own money.
Chamath Palihapitiya speaks onstage at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 at The Manhattan Center on April 29, 2013 in New York City.
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Social Capital is a venture capital fund founded by Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive and professional poker player. He believes more venture capitalists need to use their own money when investing, and not rely on institutional partners such as universities and pension funds. He talks with Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood about what should change in startup investing.

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