Sep 21, 2021 • 48M

#25 Simão Cruz, Lightshift Capital

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At just 25 years of age, Simão already has the achievements of a lifetime under his belt; Found a watch brand, check. Join corporate bank and rise to become sub-director, check. Co-found Portugal's strongest Fintech association, check. Raise VC Fund to invest in blockchain startups. Well of course! In this episode we dive deep on the ever-changing blockchain space & Simão's strategy to capitalize it.

In this episode, you'll learn:

- How blockchain is more than million-dollar-cyberpunks & meta-verses
- Why & how blockchain is changing the traditional VC model
- Why Lightshift is part VC fund, part hedge fund
- Raising for a crypto fund, how to approach LPs & Simãos learnings for other emerging managers raising