Investing in Infrastructure and Dev Tools with Timothy Chen

Venture capital investment has continued to flow into technology startups.  No one builds technology from scratch.  There are cloud services, software libraries, 3rd party services, and software platforms that modern entrepreneurs must adopt to build their products efficiently and quickly.  These layers of infrastructure are a key area for many investors.

In this episode, I interview Tim Chen, managing partner of Essence VC, a venture fund on a mission to help highly technical founders go from zero to one.  We discuss his approach to investment in infrastructure companies, developer tools, and similar areas for early-stage investments.

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