Understanding the SPAC Boom and What It Means for Founders

October 16, 2020 36 min

Ryan Gilbert is General Partner at Propel Venture Partners, a Bay Area venture capital firm backed by BBVA. He is also as of very recently CEO of Olympus Acquisition Corp, a $750 million SPAC that listed on the Nasdaq in August.

In this conversation, we look at why SPACs are coming back in fashion, why a company would want to go public via a SPAC, pros and cons of SPACs versus traditional fundraising and listing routes, Ryan’s plans for the future of Olympus and more.

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Thank you very much for joining us today. Please welcome, Ryan Gilbert.

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