All Things Video

All Things Video is a podcast dedicated to uncovering the past and charting the future of the online video ecosystem. Listen to interviews with founders and C-level executives of the world’s leading video networks and engage in thought-provoking debates about the key issues shaping the next generation of entertainment. From the short-form content revolution to the fragmentation of video viewership in an always-on world, All Things Video reveals the key trends and insights from the world of digital video. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/all-things-video/support

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From the Army to The Apprentice: Lessons Learned from the Military, Donald Trump, & Venture Investing -- Kelly Perdew (Co-Founder, Moonshots Capital)


Kelly Perdew is the Co-Founder & Managing General Partner of Moonshots Capital, a micro-venture fund that invests in extraordinary leadership. Kelly began his career as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and then received his JD MBA from UCLA. After graduating, Kelly joined his first startup, serving as VP of Business Development for ImageTel International and later worked for Deloitte Consulting. In 2005, Kelly competed in and won season 2 of The Apprentice, after which he worked as an Executive Vice President in The Trump Organization for a year, published a book, and launched a speaking tour. Kelly has been an active angel investor for the past 13 years and ultimately decided to launch his own fund, along with his partner Craig Cummings, in fall 2014. In this episode, Kelly shares a number of common startup mistakes and offers valuable advice to entrepreneurs. We dissect the “venture math” required to deliver outsized returns and evaluate the startup mythos that can sometimes push entrepreneurs too far, as exemplified by Elizabeth Holmes. Finally, Kelly explains what it was like to work for Donald Trump and his predictions for the 2020 Presidential race. Host: James Creech ABOUT THE SHOW All Things Video is a podcast dedicated to uncovering the past and charting the future of the online video ecosystem. Listen to interviews with founders, executives, and thought leaders from the world’s leading media companies and engage in thought-provoking debates about the issues shaping the next generation of entertainment. From the short-form content revolution to the fragmentation of video viewership in an always-on world, All Things Video reveals the key trends and insights from the world of digital media. Follow All Things Video on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for new episodes and updates! ABOUT THE HOST James Creech is an entrepreneur focused on technology, online video, and digital media. He is the Co-Founder & CEO of Paladin, the essential influencer marketing platform for media companies, agencies, and brands. OUR SPONSOR This episode is brought to you by Epidemic Sound, the company reimagining music licensing for the digital age. Epidemic’s library contains tens of thousands of tracks that you can license a la carte or on a subscription basis. Unlike other music licensing companies, Epidemic Sound owns its entire catalogue and makes tracks available via one straightforward license to cover all your needs, worldwide and in perpetuity – no headaches around usage reporting, performance royalties, or murky rights ownership. It’s better for the artists and better for you, the creator! So whatever your music needs, Epidemic Sound has got you covered! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/all-things-video/support


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