#30 J. Skyler Fernandes, Venture University & VU Venture Partners Pt.2
This is the second part of our interview with J Skyler, the founder and general partner of Venture University, the world's leading investor accelerator & VU Venture Partners, a multi-stage venture capital fund focused on Consumer, Enterprise, Fintech, Frontier, Healthcare, and PropTech.
With $1.8 Billion invested in more than 250 companies, including greats like Beyond Meat, Facebook, Uber, Twitter, Wish and the list goes on, we're excited to bring you the second part of our interview with Skyler.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
– Why Skyler is hoping to see European founders focus more on what's unique to Europe, impact being a pillar example
- Why Skyler thinks European startups actually have a better global outlook than what he typically sees in the US
- How Skyler thinks about partnering with the best VC funds from a co-investment as well as LP perspective
- Why Skyler would rather have an A-market with a B-team, than an A-team with a B-market & why he doesn't think operator experience is core to being a good VC