20VC: “What is Your Relationship to Money?” with Chris Sacca, Chamath Palihapitiya, Gary Vee, Brad Gerstner and more

Posted on 28th October 2022 by Harry

Chris Sacca is the Founder and Chairman @ Lowercase Capital, one of the best performing funds in the history of venture capital with a portfolio including Uber, Stripe, Twitter, Instagram, Twilio, Docker and many more.

  • From interviewing some of the world’s richest married couples, how did gaining wealth change their relationship to money and marriage?
  • What does Chris do to actively ensure his children remain hungry and know the value of money?

Chamath Palihapitiya is Founder & CEO @ Social Capital. Social’s portfolio includes the likes of Slack, Yammer, Front, Intercom and Carta to name a few.

  • What does Chamath mean when he says we need to think through the mindset of “infinite games” not finite games? How does this change how you think about money?
  • How does Chamath think about his relationship to money risk today as a result?

Brad Gerstner is the Founder and CEO of Altimeter. Brad’s notable deals that he has helped lead include Snowflake, Mongo, Bytedance, Gusto, Unity, Okta, dbt, Modern Treasury, EPIC Games, Hotel Tonight and Zillow.

  • What is the most important thing parents can do to ensure that despite wealth, their children remain grounded and ambitious?
  • Why does Brad, despite being a billionaire, still live in a modest house and not spend on the excesses of life? How does Brad embrace essentialism with wealth?

Cyan Banister is one of the most successful and renowned early-stage investors in the last decade. Her portfolio includes the likes of SpaceX, Uber, Affirm, Opendoor Postmates, Niantic and Thumbtack to name a few.

  • Why did Cyan used to hate money? Why was she “anti-capitalist”?
  • How does Cyan approach risk management today? Why does she invest every dollar she makes back into the ecosystem?

George Zachary is a General Partner @ CRV, one of the nation’s oldest and most successful early-stage venture capital firms with a portfolio including the likes of Airtable, DoorDash, Dropbox, Niantic and many more.

  • What did George learn about how the way people view you changes with your increasing wealth?
  • Why does George believe rich people like to hang out with rich people?

Biz Stone is best known as the Co-Founder of Twitter and Medium. Biz is also an investor in the likes of Slack, Square, Intercom, Beyond Meat and Blue Bottle Coffee.

  • What does Biz mean when he says, “wealth only serves to amplify the person you are?”

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