#113: Clay Katzman of Dynamo

Exploring manufacturing at home and abroad

During this episode, Santosh is joined by Clay Katzman, the newest team member here at Dynamo. Dynamo is a VC firm led by supply chain and mobility specialists that focus on seed-stage and enterprise startups. Santosh and Clay discuss Africa’s automotive supply chain, the importance of infrastructure, and more.

Highlights from their conversation include:

  • Clay’s background and how he ended up at Dynamo (1:23)
  • Africa’s automotive supply chain (4:57)
  • Importance of infrastructure (8:19)
  • Africa as “the last frontier” for unhindered progress (10:03)
  • Nearshore vs offshore manufacturing (11:16)
  • Fast and fun round: Omicron, Semiconductor Shortage (15:59)
  • Clay’s self-help advice (17:17)

Dynamo is a VC firm led by supply chain and mobility specialists that focus on seed-stage and enterprise startups. Find out more at: https://www.dynamo.vc/.