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Investing in transportation futures — Transmission

Where is the money going to expand the industry?

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With the auto industry spreading its wings — sometimes literally — into things like making silicon chips and flying taxis, investors need to broaden their portfolios. This may include investing in a wide variety of technologies and industries. 

On this episode of Transmission, Sebastian Blanco and Grace Sharkey look at the investment strategy one company is taking for the future of automotive transport.

They welcome Reilly Brennan, general partner at Trucks Venture Capital, to the show to discuss where Trucks is putting its money and how it is betting on the future growth of transportation. Brennan also discusses Trucks’ progressive policies, like a company ban on “manels,” or men-only discussion panels.

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Kaylee Nix

Kaylee Nix is a meteorologist and reporter for FreightWaves. She joined the company in November of 2020 after spending two years as a broadcast meteorologist for a local television channel in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Kaylee graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2018 and immediately made the Tennessee Valley her home. Kaylee creates written summaries of FreightWaves live podcasts and cultivates the social media for FreightWaves TV.