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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.


#98: The Evolutionary Angel, Naval Ravikant

August 18th, 2015

Episode 158 of 455 episodes

Naval Ravikant(@naval) is the CEO and a co-founder of AngelList. He previously co-founded Epinions, which went public as part of Shopping.com, and Vast.com. He is an active angel investor and has invested in more than 100 companies, including more than a few “unicorn” mega-successes. His deals include Twitter, Uber, Yammer, Postmates, Wish, Thumbtack, and OpenDNS, which Cisco just bought for $635 million in cash. You can findmany more examples here, but suffice to say — he’s really, REALLY good at start-up investing. In this episodes you'll discover: How AngelList and Venture Hacks came to be What Naval looks for when deciding to invest in a founder Common"wives tales" inventure capital How to replacebad habits with good habits How to setstakes and awards And much, much more... Links, resources, and show notesfrom this episode can be found athttp://fourhourworkweek.com/podcast This episode is sponsoredby99Designs,the world’s largest marketplace of graphic designers. Did you know I used 99Designs torapid prototype the coverforThe 4-Hour Body?Here are some of the impressive results.Click this linkand get a free $99 upgrade. Give it a test run... This podcast is also brought to you byAthletic Greens.I get asked all the time, “If you could only use one supplement, what would it be?” My answer is, inevitably,Athletic Greens.It is myall-in-one nutritional insurance. I recommended it inThe 4-Hour Bodyand did not get paid to do so.Get 50% off your orderatAthletic Greens.com/Tim Enjoy!

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