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March 10, 2022

Fusing Incubating and Investing to Unleash Human Potential, with Peter Liu of Revelry Venture Partners | Startup Investing

Justin Gordon (@justingordon212) talks with Peter Liu (@NewOrleansVC), Managing Partner at Revelry Venture Partners. RVP is a full service venture capital firm with a unique model that includes both a fund investing in pre-seed and seed SaaS and tech-enabled solutions, as well as an incubation studio that supports their founders every step of the way.


Justin Gordon (@justingordon212) talks with Peter Liu (@NewOrleansVC), Managing Partner at Revelry Venture Partners. RVP is a full service venture capital firm with a unique model that includes both a fund investing in pre-seed and seed SaaS and tech-enabled solutions, as well as an incubation studio that supports their founders every step of the way. They are a team of builders that actually work for their founders to solve the problems that matter during the lonely, difficult, and scary initial phases of launching a startup.

Website: Revelry Venture Partners

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/petereliu/

Twitter: @NewOrleansVC 


Show Notes:

  • How Peter first got into VC
  • How he got the idea for what Revelry Venture Partners is today while participating in the Kauffman Fellowship
  • The barbell versus incubation models Peter has observed in VC
  • The different variations of RVP and their unique model
  • How they manage their $15M fund between traditional pre-seed/seed investing and incubating
  • Why they’re excited to be based in New Orleans
  • The process of raising their fund and the experience of working with first-time LPs 
  • The challenges of being unique and finding your niche as a VC firm
  • How they evaluate early stage companies and founders to make sure they’re a good fit for RVP’s model
  • Unique insights on customer acquisition Peter has seen
  • Areas where Peter sees high potential and is excited about investing in 


More about the show:

The Vitalize Podcast, a show by Vitalize Venture Capital (a seed-stage venture capital firm and pre-seed 300+ member angel community open to everyone), dives deep into the world of startup investing and the future of work.

Hosted by Justin Gordon, the Director of Marketing at Vitalize Venture Capital, The Vitalize Podcast includes two main series. 

The Angel Investing series features interviews with a variety of angel investors and VCs around the world. The goal? To help develop the next generation of amazing investors. 

The Future of Work series takes a look at the founders and investors shaping the new world of work, including insights from our team here at Vitalize Venture Capital. 


More about us:

Vitalize Venture Capital was formed in 2017 as a $16M seed-stage venture fund and now includes both a fund as well as an angel investing community investing in the future of work. Vitalize has offices in Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

The Vitalize Team:

Gale - https://twitter.com/galeforceVC
Caroline - https://twitter.com/carolinecasson_
Justin - https://twitter.com/justingordon212

Vitalize Angels, our angel investing community open to everyone:
https://vitalize.vc/vitalizeangels/