Chris meets David Shapiro, the CEO of OPEN. Together, they dive into the venture capital world, exploring OPEN’s unique positioning and value proposition in the investment landscape. David shares insights into OPEN’s mission, its differentiated approach to investing, and the transformative impact it aims to create in the startup ecosystem.

Highlights include…

  • David Shapiro provides an overview of OPEN’s unique approach and philosophy in the venture capital space (approx. 2:00).
  • Private market investing with a focus on liquidity. (6:05)
  • Investing in private companies through a diversified basket. (12:13)
  • Investing in late-stage venture markets. (15:03)
  • Investing in private companies through OPEN. (21:43)


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