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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Alternative investments
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 host of ATLalts. Andres has extensive knowledge of alternative investments with professional experience working in asset management, capital markets, securities, and investment banking going back nearly 20 years. He has held senior leadership roles working in private credit, hedge funds, private equity real estate, multi-asset alternative investment and placement agents. Andres is a Registered Financial Advisor with Gramercy Park Wealth Advisors, LLC and GPWA, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC and holds the Series 7, 66, and 79 FINRA licenses. He is Founder and CEO of Endurance Strategies, LLC (www.endurancestrategies.com) and President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Alternative Funds Association (www.theSEAFA.com). Andres earned an MBA and a BS from The University of Kansas and is a native of Newton, Kansas. Andres and his wife Heidi (McElroy) Sandate have three school-aged children and reside in Smyrna, GA (Atlanta). Email andres@atlalts.com