Making of An American Optimist

Inside the mind of a successful tech investor and entrepreneur

Omnia Wealth Co-Founder Michael Wagner sits down with renowned investor, Joe Londsdale to bring you a fascinating three-part video series. Learn how Lonsdale got his start, what motivates him to create and invest in businesses, and his predictions for the future of the venture space.

An Exclusive Video Series by Omnia Family Wealth

PART 1

Harvesting Disruption: The Early Years

PART 2

AI and the Future of Venture Investing

PART 3

Solving Big Problems: The Intersection of Philanthropy and Business

About Joe Lonsdale

Joe Lonsdale is the managing partner at 8VC, a US-based venture capital firm that manages several billion dollars in committed capital. He was an early institutional investor in many notable technology start-ups.

Before focusing on institutional investing, Joe co-founded Palantir (NASDAQ: PLTR) a global software company known for its work in defense and other industries. He founded and remains as Chairman of both Addepar and OpenGov. He is also a co-founder of Affinity, Epirus, Resilience Bio, and other mission-driven technology companies.

Joe began his career as an early executive at Clarium Capital, which he helped grow into a large global macro hedge fund. He also worked with PayPal while he attended Stanford.

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