11 - Rob Weber on his new VC firm, building founders from scratch, and what interesting MN startups to buy your holiday gifts from
GUEST: Rob Weber, Great North Labs Venture Fund + Startup School
1. Why Rob is starting a fund rather than doing another startup. For more details on Great North Labs, see: Great North Labs on MSPBJ
2. How Rob and his partner Ryan think about investing and what kind of startups the fund will invest in.
3. Rob's best angel investment ever and his biggest miss.
4. What the startup community needs more of and how Rob is trying to fix that.
5. MN tech startup products that you can buy as holiday presents for colleagues or family:
Casey's picks - CooperAndKid.com Trevls.com/gift RelateToday.com
Rob's picks - QFOLabs.com Jamstik.com LocalCrate.com
Paul's pick - Kidizen.com
Kathy's pick - YOXOtoys.com PetChatz.com
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