Wed, Feb 22|
Carey Smith sold Big Ass Fans for $500M
After selling his previous company for $500M, Carey Smith founded Unorthodox Ventures, an investment company that seeks to provide everything venture capitalists lacked when he was leading his previous company.
Time & Location
Feb 22, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
About The Event
Join our host Alejandro and the Techstars alumni tech founder community at this Web Series conversation with our special guest Carey Smith, founder of Unorthodox Ventures, an investment company that seeks to provide everything venture capitalists lacked when he was leading his previous company.
After founding and growing Big Ass Fans to nearly $300 million in annual revenue and more than a thousand employees without any outside investors, Carey Smith sold his company for $500M. Following the sale, Carey founded Unorthodox Ventures an Austin-based investment company that seeks to help founders become serial entrepreneurs by providing support for everything from engineering and marketing to customer service and logistics.
Our conversations take place over a Zoom call, not a webinar, so there is space to share experiences and ask for advice. The event will be carried out as a fireside chat for 30 minutes plus a 20 minute Q&A.