What Silicon Valley Doesn’t Get About Hedge Funds with Dan McMurtrie

Dan McMurtrie (@supermugatu), founder of Tyro Partners, joins Erik on this episode.They discuss:- The similarities and differences between hedge funds and venture capital.- Why “you’re usually competing against yourself” in liquid markets.- His thoughts on the crypto gold rush in 2016-2017.- What venture capitalists need to know about short-selling.- His view of trends in healthcare, housing, and education, and the political implications of those trends.- Why he’s deeply concerned about the 2024/2028 election cycle.- How to evaluate management and how to think about leadership styles.- How to think about risk management when investing.- His writing on online dating and the future of relationships.- His thoughts on comedy and why it’s such a powerful medium.Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.

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Village Global's Venture Stories takes you inside the world of venture capital and technology, featuring enlightening interviews with entrepreneurs, investors and tech industry leaders. The podcast is hosted by Village Global partner and co-founder Erik Torenberg. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc/podcast for more.