March 30, 2022

Episode 20 - Founding A Fund with Heather Hartnett

Episode 20 - Founding A Fund with Heather Hartnett

đź‘‹ Hey! Thanks for checking out the GoingVC Podcast - uncovering new paths into VC, diving deeper into alternative models, and addressing areas of weakness with Rachel (@rachmast), and JJ (@jjmaclean) from the GoingVC team.

We're really excited to be bringing to you today our conversation with Heather Hartnett (@HeatherHartnett). As always, if you've got any questions, feedback, guest ideas, or just want to say hey, don't hesitate to shoot us a message at!

Articles Rachel referenced in her first question:

Articles Heather quotes re: piece she writes on firm founders / emerging VCs:

Heather’s Forbes article referenced at the end:

Episode Chapters:

  1. Introduction - 0:00
  2. Heather’s Career Origin Story - 1:11
  3. Founding Human Ventures - 8:47
  4. Need to Haves’ & Heather’s Thesis - 11:10
  5. Founder-Funder Fit & the Founders of the Future  - 17:58
  6. Human’s First Five Years - 22:38
  7. Building A More Diverse Ecosystem - 27:50
  8. Closing Thoughts - 37:58