Vedika Jain

Special guest

Vedika Jain is an investor and Chief of staff at Weekend Fund, an early stage venture capital fund that is backing your next favorite thing. Previously she worked for high profile startups like Stripe and True Layer.

Weekend Fund was started in 2017 by Ryan Hoover, the founder of Product Hunt (an amazing site to discover new products. Product Hunt was acquired in 2016 by Angellist). While Ryan and Vedika invest broadly, they are particularly excited about a few spaces including distributed/remote working, audio/voice technology, and tools for creators/makers.The fund invests in early stage startups with check sizes ranging from $75K to $200K. Limited partners of the fund include high profile venture capitalists Marc Andreessen, Chris Dixon, Ben Rubin, Chris Sacca, Hunter Walk, Kevin Rose and Garry Tan.

Vedika has a really interesting background story and approach how she made her way into the wonderful world of venture capital. In this episode you will hear about her tactics how she got into VC, get general career advice for picking the right companies and startups to work for, learn more about Weekend Fund, and Vedika’s favorite books & blogs, and much more.

Vedika Jain has been a guest on 1 episode.