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Super Angel #03 Joe Cross, Ex-operator Angel on thesis development, building networks and adding value

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Today, we're happy to welcome Joe Cross, early stage angel investor, with a portfolio of around 25 companies so far, and LP in Cocoa. He focusses on companies with the potential to make a positive impact at scale, and helps founders on growth & marketing challenges across a whole mix of sectors. Previously, he was employee #12 at (Transfer)Wise, where he wore various marketing & growth leadership hats from 2012-2020.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How Joe thinks about applying his ex-operator skill set to add value to founders & why it’s often operations and tactics over strategy!

  • Why Joe’s investment thesis is centered around Good, Big & Fast and how he thinks about impact investing.

  • Why Joe is changing strategy from having done 25 investments in just 2 years to doing fewer more concentrated bets in the time to come

  • How Joe thinks about building valuable networks to access and win the best deals

This episode is sponsored by Vauban. Vauban makes it easy way to launch your angel syndicate or VC Fund, check them out at www.vauban.io/euvc

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