Ezra Galston is a VC @ Chicago Ventures, where he focuses on consumer facing and marketing tech investments and is actively involved with Blitsy, BloomNation, Kapow Events, Luxury Garage Sale, Shiftgig, SpotHero, and Zipments. Ezra’s thoughts on startups, have been published in the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, VentureBeat and Re/code.Prior to Chicago Ventures, Ezra was a Young Entrepreneur at Foundation Capital. Before business school, Ezra served as the Director of Marketing for CardRunners Gaming – the parent company of CardRunners, Hold’em Manager and DraftDay – and before then earned a living as a professional poker player. If that wasn't enough he is also the author of one of our fave VC blogs www.breakingvc.com.
In Today's Episode You Will Learn:
Items Mentioned In Today's Episode:
Ezra's Fave Book: The Little Prince
Ezra's Fave Blog or Newsletter: Stratechery by Ben Thompson, Carpool.vc
Ezra's Fave Productivity Tools: Rapportive, Bitmoji
Ezra's Most Recent Investment: Luxury Garage Sale, Attendant
Bill Gurley: 10 Factors To Consider When Evaluating Digital Marketplaces
HungryRoot: Charlie O'Donnell, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures
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