Today's guest has been on both sides of the business investment table: one as a venture capitalist for Sequoia Capital, and one side as the founder of the personal finance app Empower. You won't want to miss this episode with Warren Hogarth!

PPP088: Warren Hogarth Talks Investments and Apps

Today’s guest has sat on both sides of the investment table. Warren Hogarth has experience as a venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital, a major Silicon Valley investment firm, and now as founder of personal finance app Empower. We get into investments and finance in this fun episode of the Personal Profitability Podcast.

What We’re Chatting About This Week

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On to today’s guest: Warren Hogarth! He’s a super interesting guy, which we will get into, but a few things you should know. He was a venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital, where he basically helped determine which businesses received financing and which ones didn’t. Now, Warren is on the other side of the table as the founder of Empower, a finance app. We’ll talk about all of this and so much more – check it out!

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This Week’s Guests

Warren Hogarth is a venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital. Warren’s current areas of interest include cloud computing, bioinformatics and energy.

Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 2008, Warren completed his PhD in Chemical Engineering, where he developed fuel cell technology. During this time, he was a visiting Fulbright Scholar to Princeton University and a Guest Scientist at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems.

Warren has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Queensland.

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