The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line: Gavin Christensen, Kickstart Seed Fund, Part 1


Gavin ChristensenThe Bottom Line (Air Date: October 28, 2014) –  Twenty years ago during the dot-com boom, entrepreneurs in the Bay Area were turning away investors while companies in Utah were starving for capital.  That has all changed now – thanks in large part to the efforts of Gavin Christensen, Founder and Managing Partner of Kickstart Seed Fund. Gavin, his partners at vSpring capital and a group of universities and outside limited partners saw the opportunity to build a healthy, cohesive and thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.  Kickstart’s first fund raised only $8 million in 2008. Their second fund was $26 million and their most recent fund just closed and is nearly $40 million.

The Bottom Line
The Bottom Line was a business show that ran on KCPW from 2014 to 2017. Hosted by financial advisor Doug Wells, the show focused on the human story behind building and running a successful company in Utah, including the personal journey of founders and leaders, the hard work, the tough decisions, the temporary setbacks and
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