Podcast, Startup Stories, Traction Podcast

NYC Tech Podcast: Shai Goldman of SVB on Local Growth & Who Makes His All-Startup Basketball Team

NextView’s NYC podcast rolls on. Today, I talk to Shai Goldman, one of the most active community builders in NYC Tech, on his background, the evolution of the local startup scene … and who he’d draft to an all-startup pickup basketball game.

Follow me and Shai at twitter.com/tdevane and twitter.com/shaig

Listen below or wherever you get your podcasts:

Tim Devane

Tim is the New York-based Principal at NextView Ventures. Tim wakes up everyday hoping to meet, work with and write about seed stage startups and the entrepreneurs behind them. Tim began his career at Betaworks, working in a variety of roles for the Betaworks’ seed fund and studio. From Betaworks, Tim joined Bitly as one of the first employees and became the Director of Business Development and Sales. After Bitly, Tim became COO of Epic Magazine and an EIR at Red Sea Ventures. A graduate of Wesleyan University where he majored in English – Creative Writing with a certificate in International Relations, Tim helped launch Digital Wes, an alumni-student organization that helps undergrads find jobs at startup. Tim’s first foray into entrepreneurship was starting an environmental non-profit in college called Birthright Earth. Tim was born in London, grew up in Washington D.C. and now lives in Brooklyn with his dog Calypso.