In today’s edition of Funding the Future, we speak with Courtney Lipkin, partner at Susa Ventures, a seed fund based in San Francisco.

Topics Discussed:

  • Courtney’s background growing in the Bay Area, studying international relations, and making her way into tech and venture capital 
  • Why Courtney sees herself as better at venture than she would be at founding her own company
  • Why Courtney loves working with founders and creative designers, and why her favorite book is a biography of Leonardo Da Vinci
  • The history of Susa Ventures, and the characteristics that set it apart from other funds
  • Why Courtney doesn’t think Silicon Valley is dying at all, and what a typical day is like for a venture capitalist

Favorite book: 

Leonardo da Vinci, by Walter Isaacson

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