In this episode, Somil Aggarwal (@somilagg) interviews Iris Ten Have about her journey into VC from a science background, what ie means to be a Head of Science in VC, how to successfully build in hardware, and more.
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**6:25 Academia to venture
**15:46 What helped her prepare for VC
**18:42 How Extantia started
**25:33 What makes a successful hardware investment
**30:16 How to get your pre-orders for your MVP
**36:05 Evaluating decarbonization potential
**44:38 Advice to founders
**48:36 What VCs can learn from scientists
**51:11 Biggest challenges for funds
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