37 Degrees Latitude

Nick Crocker, Blackbird Ventures

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Nick Crocker says “Don’t Do Self-Deprecation.”  

This week on 37 Degrees Latitude, Nick Crocker reflects on ambition, story telling, tall-poppy syndrome and the surface area of serendipity.  

As a both a founder and an investor, Nick knows that a focus on the product is paramount, but timing and a little luck goes a long way when you’re trying to get started as an entrepreneur in both Australia and the United States. 

U.S. Consul General Mike Kleine hosts Nick to investigate the secrets of his success that spans entrepreneurship in music, fitness, and venture capital at 37˚  north and south.   



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In this podcast, U.S. Consul General to Melbourne Michael Kleine meets the Australian founders and entrepreneurs who cut a path between 37˚ N & S and found capital, partners, markets, and success in the United States. 

Mike Kleineis a career diplomat for the U.S. Department of State Officer who is currently the U.S. Consul General to Melbourne. As a former founder turned diplomat, he has a deep-seated interest in entrepreneurship, a fascination with innovation, and a passion for the U.S-Australia relationship.

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