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Pete Flint, NFX: Tapping into world-class startups in Latin America, Ep 142

You can now find the full show notes of the Crossing Borders podcast on LatamList.com’s new podcast section. I’ll still post the audio of the podcast on my blog and I’m planning to start writing more again on my blog, like I used to.

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Outline of this episode:

  • [2:16] – About NFX
  • [3:12] – From London to Silicon valley
  • [6:15] – Founding companies in different internet eras
  • [12:20] – Criteria for picking travel and real estate industries
  • [16:17] – Checking off boxes
  • [18:43] – Dealing with a crisis 
  • [23:22] – Making the jump into Latin America
  • [28:20] – Recruiting in other geographies
  • [30:28] – Excitement for Latin America
  • [33:02] – Understanding what is exceptional
  • [36:30] – Advice to Pete’s younger self
  • [38:56] – Books, blogs, & podcast recommendations

Show notes on Latamlist.com.