Beth Ferreira has been involved in venture investment in some of the most exciting startups in recent history- both as a venture capitalist and a startup partner herself. Her experience in both boom and bust markets has honed her instincts for venture capital, in an adrenaline-soaked industry that is constantly exposed to risk no matter how informed and sound your investments are. Beth has learned that the VC world requires a constantly-churning melange of instinct, research, faith, and a carefully-tuned tolerance for that ever-present risk.
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