Oct. 27, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 15: Dr. Jehangir Appoo Pt. 2

Physician Founded Ep. 15: Dr. Jehangir Appoo Pt. 2

Giving Tony Hawk🛹 a run for his money by performing a 180° career flip… sounds like a fair metaphor for Jehangir Appoo’s illustrious career.
On part 2 of Geoffrey and Abdo’s conversation with Dr. Jehangir Appoo, we find out about his pivot from surgery t...


Giving Tony Hawk🛹 a run for his money by performing a 180° career flip… sounds like a fair metaphor for Jehangir Appoo’s illustrious career.

On part 2 of Geoffrey and Abdo’s conversation with Dr. Jehangir Appoo, we find out about his pivot from surgery to founding a venture capital firm. Jehangir elucidates for us the intricate details that go into running a business, and how his years as a surgeon have helped him achieve success elsewhere, in a field relatively unattached from medicine.

 

Timestamps:

 

01:37-04:57 - Jehangir explains how he fit himself into the venture capitalist role, courtesy of gaining appropriate knowledge and expertise.

04:58-07:44 - How Jehangir made his way navigating through the learning curve of building a business.

07:45-13:12 - In the words of a VC himself: Jehangir defines what a venture capital firm is, and what it essentially does.

13:13-15:22 - The difference between a general partner and a limited partner, in the context of AIoT Health.

15:23-19:44 - Building relationships with different businesses as a VC, and how their decisions are influenced when it comes to medical investments.

19:47-26:11 - Asking the right questions and adopting a cohesive approach; Jehangir’s advice to companies looking to work with physicians.

26:12-27:22 - Jehangir sheds light on AIoT’s future goals and prospects.