Episode 9

Published on:

12th Oct 2021

Interview with Mark Phillips, Managing Partner of 11 Tribes Ventures

00:30 Mark shares his background

1:29 Journey to becoming a VC

5:06 The ups and downs of forming a VC firm

7:59 Building a network and the value of relationships

12:59 Getting confident in your own ideas

15:19 Why so many startups fail?

18:35 Investing in founders and their well being

23:37 Financial, relational, and intellectual capital

26:48 The focus of 11 Tribes Ventures

30:34 The qualities of backable founders

35:19 11 Tribes Ventures principles of investing

41:11 Industries and themes we are investing in at 11 Tribes Ventures

44:55 What investors are seeking today

47:50 Finding balance and fulfillment in your work

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ATLalts is a podcast for those interested in learning about alternative investments and alternative asset classes through interviews with investors, asset owners, and industry practitioners. ATLalts explores venture capital, private equity, real estate, credit, private debt, distressed, hedge funds, commodities, FX, currencies, infrastructure, structured products, digital assets, multi-alternatives, secondaries, collectibles, farmland, timberland, and more specialized alternative assets such as life settlements, aircraft leasing, royalties, litigation funding, and marine finance.
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Andres Sandate

Andres Sandate is the creator and host of ATLalts. Andres has extensive knowledge of alternative investments with professional experience working in asset management, capital markets, securities, and investment banking. He has held senior leadership roles working at several hedge funds, private equity real estate firms, multi-asset alternative investment firms, and placement agents. Andres currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Alternative Funds Association (SEAFA), is the President and CEO of the King Springs Elementary School Foundation, is the past President of the Atlanta Chapter of ALPFA, and is a lifetime member of the National INROADS Alumni Association (NIAA). Andres earned an MBA and a B.S. from The University of Kansas and is a native Kansan. Andres is married and has three children and resides in the Atlanta area. Email andres@atlalts.com