Strong Suit 090: Leading Venture Capitalist Gives a Peek Into the Boardroom

By January 19, 2017 May 17th, 2018 No Comments

How’d you like to go inside the Boardroom of a venture capital-funded company? To see how the Board of Directors really works?

Today’s guest is Jason Heltzer, Partner at Origin Ventures, a leading Chicago VC fund with $135M under management.

Jason is also Adjunct Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Chicago Booth, where he teaches the venture capital and private equity lab class.

He’s worked with dozens of VC portfolio companies & sat in many hundreds of Board meetings. In this 20-minute discussion, Jason reveals:

– what really happens in the Boardroom
– the personalities & dynamics
– the value of independent board members
– how the ideal Board meeting is structured