Hosted by Social Starts/Joyance Partners Managing Partner Mike Edelhart, Inception is a series of conversations about the beginning of things - of companies, careers, new science, breakthrough technology, and a peek into the future. Each episode features an intimate talk between Mike and a founder or investor in our extensive worldwide network. Together, they explore the grit, determination, and skill required to start a company, the underlying philosophies and psychologies of entrepreneurship, and the secrets of how startups are created, funded, and ultimately, win.
Jun Deng is an Investment Partner at Joyance Partners, the first VC fund focused on health-driven happiness. In this episode, Jun talks about what it's like being a young woman working in an "old man" industry, how she leverages her scientific expertise when evaluating companies, the advantages of Joyance's diverse and flexible team, and more.