SAN FRANCISCO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 31, 2022 / Yida Gao of Shima Capital recently sat down for an interview with the Global Coin Research Podcast, Liquid. With so much success starting at an early age, the podcast details how Yida got to where he is today as a venture capitalist. With Cosmo Jiang, the 43-minute podcast gives both an opportunity to talk about many relevant topics.
The podcast title is "Investing in Bear Markets with Shima Capital." Now leading Shima Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on disruptive crypto and Web3 companies, Yida is a big reason they've found so much success early on. A good portion of the podcast focuses on how Yida and the entire team pulled in investors like Dragonfly Capital, Digital Currency Group, and Tiger Global. Quality experience working as an investor and banker gave him an early kickstart to his career. Since Yida Gao knows how many companies think and operate, he can do business with them in a way that genuinely speaks to them.
Another topic on the podcast involves his relationship with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He graduated from MIT with a degree in math and computer science.
Currently, he's returned to his college to teach a crypto finance course each spring. Having a chance to stay connected to the university that started it all is a chance for Yida Gao's career to come full circle. Going through the background of Yida and all he's done at a young age is meant to help inspire the next generation looking to get into venture capital. It can be an intimidating field to jump into as a young person, and Yida was right there with everyone else at first. His confidence early on with school, internships and jobs gave him a chance to launch something of his own eventually.
Market changes have created uncertainty virtually everywhere. Yida believes that with the right mindset and approach, there's an opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs. Being ready and tweaking an approach based on the current market makes a huge difference. The same approach for each will leave people in a challenging situation. This episode is one of the latest episodes released by Global Coin Research. It's part of a well-received series diving into various topics related to this world of new-generation finance. They consistently strive to bring in exciting guests as they provide their unique perspectives on their field.
About Yida Gao
Yida Gao is the founder and managing general partner of Shima Capital. He's worked in investing and finance since starting his professional career over a decade ago. He has a strong background not only in blockchain ventures but in more traditional finance as well. Before launching Shima Capital, he most notably worked as an M&A Group at Morgan Stanley and as the technology investor for New Enterprise Associates. He was also recognized on Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2020, which is not an easy feat. Yida and Shima Capital work out of San Francisco, California, in Silicon Valley's heart.
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