Elizabeth Galbut is a Founding Partner at SoGal Ventures, the first female-led cross-border venture capital firm. Before that – and prior to finishing business school – Elizabeth founded A-Level Capital, the first student-led venture capital firm, which was powered by students from Johns Hopkins.

Before attending graduate school, Elizabeth was a consultant in strategy and operations at Deloitte Consulting, where she focused primarily on large healthcare clients. As well as her client-facing work, she contributed to business development efforts that led to more than $200m worth of new work.

In today’s show, find out:

  • How Elizabeth made her way into the investing world
  • How Elizabeth looks to establish pattern recognition as a recent entrant to the VC community
  • What Elizabeth looks for in her co-investors
  • What Elizabeth’s due diligence process looks like for prospective investments and how this differs from deal to deal
  • What the hardest element was in establishing SoGal Ventures
  • What Elizabeth would most like to change about the world of early-stage investing

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