Episode 2

Mac Conwell’s Secret Weapon for Raising Funds: Twitter

On December 2, 2021, 500 Global convened the global venture capital community in Miami to its PreMoney 2021 conference for an interactive experience at the nexus of culture, technology, investment and global finance.

Picture courtesy of Mac Conwell

Shereen Abdulla

Podcast Host

Published

16.12.21

At our PreMoney conference which we recently held in Miami, Mac Conwell joined us on a panel of emerging VCs. He founded Baltimore-based RareBreed Ventures a little more than a year ago to invest in pre-seed and seed founders outside of the major tech hubs. 

On our podcast Rise of the Next, Mac tells us how he raised his fund the most unconventional way–by using Twitter. The social media platform enabled him to build a network in the VC community and learn about the world of venture capital. 

His advice to underrepresented founders: don’t get mad, get even. Listen to his journey and more. 

Subscribe here to tune into future episodes of Rise of the Next on major streaming platforms.

 

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Shereen Abdulla

Podcast Host

Shereen Abdulla has more than 12 years of experience in innovation management and entrepreneurship in the financial and tech industries. She has helped foster startup ecosystems across the Middle East to bring together founders, investors, corporations and government entities, and consulted on corporate innovation. Shereen holds a BSc from the London School of Economics and an Executive MSc from Columbia University.

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