He has been with the firm since 2010, and he has led investments into companies like Airbnb, DoorDash, and Zipline. Alfred is a former operator, and a lot of his investor prowess comes from evaluating what motivates people.
Here are some of our favorite lessons, quotes, and additional reading from studying Alfred.
We started our careers in venture. After about a week, we had a realization.
We had no idea what we were doing.
Turns out, we weren’t along.
Junior VCs don’t get training. You’re forced to figure it out on your own.
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