Ep 59: Neurodivergent/Autistic Entrepreneur & Investor Greg Shepard Founder of BOSS Capital
Being a CEO with Autism and Neurodivergence
Meet Greg Shepard, he's been featured on TedX talks and university lectures worldwide. Founder of BOSS Capital Partners, a boutique investment firm focused on Series Seed through Series B technology businesses.
We uncover his mindset which is unique because he is neurodivergent. Not being able to land a job led him to become an entrepreneur, finding out he could make money from an early age, he chose entrepreneurship.
He's also former CTO at Pepperjam.
Greg's been able to achieve some wild feats like being the heaviest person to base jump, meeting Obama, dead lifting 500lbs on his 50th birthday, running a marathon with asthma and we learn what made all this possible. Every year he does an
which are pretty gnarly.
Greg is a 20 year startup veteran and serial entrepreneur with 14 liquidity events under his belt in BioTech, TransitTech, AdTech and MarTech industries, two of which were sold as part of a $925M transaction that won 4 private equity awards for transactions between $250M-$1B
Greg recommends starting with the end in mind so you'll be able to back into your goals.
Overcoming 200 job rejections to become a Partner at Perkins Coie
Mental health solutions via peer support groups