The Boost VC Podcast

Ep 41: {Rebroadcast} Investing in Early-Stage Frontier Technologies with Greg Castle of Anorak Ventures

Episode Summary

{Rebroadcast of our very first episode with Greg Castle from July 22, 2016} Bay Area VC Greg Castle is the managing partner of Anorak Ventures. An early-stage investor in frontier technologies, Greg was a seed investor in Oculus, and that experience afforded him a deep knowledge and a strong network in the VR space.

Episode Notes

{Rebroadcast of our very first episode with Greg Castle from July 22, 2016}

Part of what makes a good venture capitalist is a knack for predicting the future, and a big part of that future includes what we call frontier technologies like VR, AR, autonomous vehicles, and robotics. Truly visionary VCs will have a front row seat as these new industries emerge.

Bay Area VC Greg Castle is the managing partner of Anorak Ventures. An early-stage investor in frontier technologies, Greg was a seed investor in Oculus, and that experience afforded him a deep knowledge and a strong network in the VR space.

Today Greg shares his favorite virtual reality experiences, his take on how VR might shape the entertainment industry moving forward, and why he sees relationships as the ultimate wealth. Listen in as we discuss his approach to early-stage investing and the relative virtue of Pokémon Go!

Connect with Greg

Anorak Ventures https://www.anorak.vc/
Greg on Twitter https://twitter.com/gpcastle12

Resources Mentioned

Oculus https://www.oculus.com
Toybox https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1083042371786607/
Hover Junkers http://www.hoverjunkers.com/
Rec Room https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1257029974329451/
Space Pirate Trainer https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1195983747083203/

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