From Disney Channel to Venture Capital with Blake Michael
Episode #1 of New Kids on the Block #1 - a new segment on inTheir20s
What’s going on everyone!
🆕 I’m super excited to launch a new segment on inTheir20s called: New Kids on the Block!
I’ll be interviewing an awesome group of Gen Z builders that I’m extremely bullish on.
These builders include:
On the segment, we’ll dive into their products; competitors; funding history; market dynamics; and unique insights.
😎 For Episode #1, we spoke with Blake Michael, the Co-Founder of Creator Led Ventures
Blake Michaels is a multi-faceted Gen Z. He’s the Chief Evangelist of Lumanu - fintech for creators which recently raised 12M Series A from Origin Ventures & 500 Startups. He’s starred in Disney’s Lemonade Mouth and Dog with a Blog, which earned 4 Emmy nominations. He also has over 5 million followers on social media.
He’s now the Co-Founder and GP of Creator Led Ventures, which is an LP base of the world’s top influencers. They have an unparalleled insight into the creator market and help founders navigate the fastest-growing customer acquisition channel in the digital space
🎙 In this episode we spoke about:
How Blake built a community of over 5 million social media followers
Predicting the creator economy in 5 years
Creators becoming investors
🗣 I gave my first TedTalk this week
It was a message to people in their 20s on how to rethink their 20s… I can’t wait to share the full video! Coming soon.