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Published on Aug 28, 2012

1:00 Welcome everyone to episode 69, season 3 of This Week in Venture Capital. My guest today is Nate Redmond. Nate, tell us a bit about Rustic Canyon Venture Partners.
4:30 What changes going on right now do you perceive in our industry?
8:00 Is your model still a hands on approach?
10:15 Do you the LPs are more open-minded to single VC funds today?
12:00 It seems like there's a shift in the VC world to more ex-entrepreneurs. Is that a real trend?
15:00 Question from the chat: Are VCs moving to be consulting companies in some parts?
16:15 Thank you to Detroit Venture Partners for their support of the show.
22:00 Mark's book recommendation: American Pastoral by Philip Roth
23:00 Question from the audience: Do VCs have a preference for startups that choose to work with incubators?
28:00 Nate discusses his partnership with the company Science, run by Mike Jones.
30:30 Mike Jones is one of the five most prolific angel investors in southern California. And I suspect that, at Myspace, he got a lot of experience on how to run a product at scale.
33:15 Have you noticed a change from 2003 to now in the "serendipity factor" of Santa Monica?
36:00 Nate: The culture in LA is by far the most entrepreneurial culture in the country. I saw a study out of the Kauffman foundation that said the rate of startups in LA is higher than anywhere else in the country.
39:00 Tell me a little bit about Gaikai and how you got involved.
41:45 As a publisher, did I have to do a lot more engineering work to make it available for Gaikai?
44:00 Thank you to Scott Walker of Walker Corporate Law for supporting the program. Everyone follow him @scottedwalker.
47:30 Savings.com, which was one of your investments, was recently acquired, right?
48:30 Nate's bio, in brief.
49:30 What was it like to work with Clayton Christensen?
57:45 Nate: The differences between Gaikai and OnLive's development.
59:00 So you were only an associate at Rustic Canyon for a few years before you became a partner. Tell me a little bit about that journey.
1:07:00 Thank you to our sponsors, Detroit Venture Partners and Walker Corporate Law, and also thank you to Nate Redmond of Rustic Canyon Venture Partners. We'll see you next time.

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Special Thanks for the Theme Song!
"Man In My Town" by Isaac Ft. G Scott and Boldy James
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