In today’s episode of If Not Now Wen, we’re excited to talk with special guest and dear friend Nick Spiller. Nick is a veteran of the Texas startup ecosystem and one of the biggest startup supporters, personally providing advice and mentoring many amazing founders.
Nick spends most of his days helping entrepreneurs through raising capital. He works at the most active seed stage venture capital fund in Texas, Capital Factory, where they have helped their 750+ portfolio companies raise billions in venture capital plus over half a billion in non-dilutive funding from defense and government innovation groups.
Nick is a humble leader who is passionate about creating an inclusive startup ecosystem in Austin, TX and helping the people around him to grow.
We talk about:
🔹 Making Austin a better Silicon Valley
🔹 Recognizing the difference between a founder and a CEO
🔹 Utilizing a data driven curation process to connect with investors
🔹 What makes a startup fundable (or unfundable)
🔹 Building trust with investors
Nick is such an inspiration and has so much insight to share. I know you're going to love this episode and get so many amazing takeaways. I can't wait to hear what you think!
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