In this conversation with Gale Wilkinson, Founder and Managing Director of Vitalize, she talks about VC and future-of-work. Hear about Vitalize’s role in investing in future-of-work, what makes a good startup, the importance of having healthy teams, how business owners should think about volatilities, and Gale answers some questions from the team.
[00:39] Vitalize and future-of-work
[01:11] Covid’s impact on the trajectory
[01:58] Gale’s start in VC
[03:40] Differentiating Vitalize
[05:58] Evaluating startups
[08:18] What makes a good startup?
[10:52] Founder-market fit
[12:11] The healthiest teams
[13:47] How to think about and navigate volatilities
[16:38] Team questions
[17:04] Exciting trends, changing company cultures
[20:05] What does Gale look for in company culture and leadership team?
[21:23] Communication and Gale’s decision-making process
[23:42] How does Gale think about “failure”?
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