On Prometheus Decoded, hear from inspirational investors who share professional and personal stories about navigating the financial and business world—with lessons and best practices to help you drive transformational change.
How to build a career that plays to your strengths, giving founders the help they really need, and the +/- impact of companies at scale w/ Sarah Kunst
Sarah Kunst is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Cleo Capital— a multi-stage venture capital firm that focuses on leading investments in pre-seed companies. During a scintillating 50 minutes, Sarah tells us how the best hedge against imposter syndrome is playing to your strengths and picking up ancillary skills as you need them. She also divulges the central question she asks looking at investment opportunities: "At scale, will this company be a net positive or negative for the world?" and explains how the answer brings her one step closer to purchasing a superyacht.View More
How to reach your potential: from Wall Street to the NBA and back again w/ Ryan Renteria
We're excited to be talking with Ryan Renteria, Founder of Dominate Your Fate, a professional advisory firm working with high achievers. Ryan's story is an inspiring one. He grew up in a low-income household in Sacramento, California, and attended a high school with a 50% dropout rate but managed to get into Stanford and launched a successful career on Wall St. After a decade working in finance and another plying his mathematical chops as a basketball analytics advisor, he combined what he'd learned in the first and second stages of his career and began to coach high achievers in the business world. During our uplifting talk, Ryan talks about the role of mental health in maximizing performance, the benefits of meditation and journaling to help with anxiety, and using gratitude to uplift yourself and others.View More
Building on the Adidas family legacy: the impact of innovation on sports, gaining a competitive edge, and creating the future of sports tech w/ Alex Bente
Alex Bente is a Co-Founder ADvantage, a global VC fund that invests in companies innovating new technologies and disrupting many aspects of the sports space. In our chat, Alex talks about the inspiration he draws from his great-grandfather Adolf Dassler—the innovative founder of Adidas. He describes his passion for getting more people involved in sports and shares a vision of how technology will change sports beyond recognition in the years to come.View More