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Synthesizing Returns and Values

James Joaquin, Obvious Ventures
In conversation with: Jack Fuchs, Stanford University

Obvious Ventures co-founder and managing director James Joaquin explores how his firm balances its twin goals of creating social benefit and driving financial returns. He stresses the importance of listening to founders’ motivations, as well as selecting startups that will inevitably have a world-positive impact as they scale.