Video: Surviving an evolving venture biz at Splash Spring

Steven Loeb · June 3, 2016 · Short URL:

Eva Ho, Paul Willard, Zach Ware and Matt Oguz on finding deals as an emerging fund at Splash Spring

At our Vator Splash Spring event earlier last month, Eva Ho (Partner, Susa Ventures), Paul Willard (Partner, Subtraction Capital), Zach Ware (Partner, VTF Capital), and Matt Oguz (Partner, Palo Alto Venture Science) participated in a panel called, "Surviving an evolving venture biz, and finding deals as an emerging VC fund," moderated by Alastair Goldfisher (Editor, Venture Capital Journal and peHUB).

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Venture Science

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Venture/Science is a venture capital firm located in San Francisco. The firm deploys decision theory, quantitative and stochastic models to venture capital. The firm's inaugural fund was launched in 2015 and closed later that year. The founder Matt Oguz is an investor and a columnist for TechCrunch.

Subtraction Capital

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Subtraction Capital is an opportunistic venture fund that works hard to support great entrepreneurs. We believe that we have an eye for spotting valuable companies early in their lifecycle, but we also invest in mid and late stage companies that have proven track records and more established teams.


Eva Ho

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Serial entrepreneur turned investor. Data junkie. @fikavc, @Susaventures, @Factual, @Google, @Youtube, Applied Semantics, Navigating Cancer. Sit on board of California Community Foundation. Harvard BA, Cornell MBA. Avid traveler, photographer.

Zach Ware

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Zach is the managing partner at VTF Capital, an seed/A venture fund focused on the future of retail and commerce. He was Head of Product at and later developed its LEED Gold campus. He has eaten the same thing everyday since early 2015.

Paul Willard

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Partner at Subtraction Capital, investing in early stage enterprise software companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Alastair Goldfisher

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I've worked as a business reporter and an editor since 1994, with the last 10+ years focused on venture capital, covering everything from startup to exit, including fundraising, data and tech trends, personnel, M&A, IPOs and entrepreneurs.

Matt Oguz

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