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Eugene Zhang, Founder & Partner, TSVC “The Art Behind VC Seed Investing and Finding 9 Unicorns”

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Release Date: 10/19/2022

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Our guest for today’s podcast is Eugene Zhang, Founder & Partner of TSVC, a venture capital firm he started in 2010 to focus on seed stage investing.  An engineer by training, Eugene spent his formative years working for a number of the top tech companies in our time including Sun Microsystems, Cisco and Juniper Networks.  After successfully selling his own side hustle tech startup, Eugene took an interest in angel investing, subsequently catapulting his second career as a venture capitalist.

 

TSVC is now on its 5th fund in 12 years.  It’s first fund is known for having invested in Zoom Video Communications when Eric Yuan raised its first $3mn in capital raise back in 2010.  TSVC’s cost basis was $0.11 per share.  Not bad so say the least!

Want to hear Eugene’s story about why he invested in Eric Yuan at Zoom back in 2010 when other venture capitalists passed.  Well, we got it here for you.

 

Without further ado, here is our conversation with Eugene Zhang.