**Title:** Understanding Common Misconceptions and Top Tips for Building a VC Tech Stack – featuring Miguel Pinho
Welcome to the second part of Miguel Pinho’s episode on the European VC podcast. In this episode, we dive deep into the common misconceptions surrounding the VC tech stack and explore Miguel’s top tips for emerging VCs who are in the process of building their own tech stack.
Miguel is the head of technology at Seedcamp, a prominent European seed fund that has been supporting entrepreneurs since 2007. With his expertise, Miguel works on both internal and public projects, ensuring that the right tools are utilized to identify, invest, and support the most exciting companies in the market.
In this episode, you will gain valuable insights, including:
– The pitfalls of following the herd mentality and FOMO (fear of missing out) when selecting tools for your VC tech stack.
– Why Airtable is an absolute power tool for VCs and Miguel’s perspectives on leveraging its capabilities.
– The need for more deep thinking about the VC tech stack and the importance of building a customized path instead of relying on a one-size-fits-all solution.
– Strategies for leveraging the power of data and technology as a VC and considerations for hiring a technology-focused professional.
– Miguel’s thoughts on the trend of data-driven VC and its potential impact on the industry.
If you’re interested in capital investment, venture capitalism, or the European startup scene, this episode is a must-listen. Don’t forget to hit the follow button, leave a review, and join our newsletter on eu.vc to stay updated with the latest content from European VC.
**Keywords/Tags:** capital, capitalist, europe, european, euvc, investing, miguel, pinho, podcast, portugal, seedcamp, spreaker, startup, tech, techstack, theeuropeanvc, uk, vc, venturecapital
[Link to original video source](https://www.spreaker.com/user/euvc/euvc-miguel-pinho-part-2-b-v1)
– Note: Due to the limitations of text-based format, the transcript has been omitted for the sake of brevity. Please refer to the original video for the full transcript.
This is the second part of Miguel Pinho’s episode. Today we will explore the common misconceptions about the VC techstack and check his top tips for emerging VCs building their techstack. Miguel is the head of technology at Seedcamp, the European seed fund launched in 2007 that helps European entrepreneurs to compete on a global scale. He works on internal and public-facing projects ensuring they leverage the right tool suite to continue to identify, invest and support the most exciting companies out there.
In this episode you will learn:
– Why following the herd and FOMO is the worst, yet one of the most pervasive way to select tools for your VC tech stack
– Why Airtable is an absolute power tool for VCs and Miguel’s perspectives on leveraging it’s power
– Why Miguel believes there’s too little deep thinking about the VC tech stack and too many looking for a magic bullet rather than making the effort to build their own path
– How to think about the organizational development to leverage the power of data and tech as a VC – when to hire a Miguel!? Should you even?
– How Miguel thinks about the trend of data driven VC and if it’s more than just big words