Tready Smith, CEO of Bayshore Capital and Chairman of the Board for USA Rare Earth, joins host Richard Miles to discuss rare earth metals, what its like running an investment firm, and what she looks for in potential investment companies.
“We believe the team that is trying to bring an idea to market is crucial and having a, we call it a purpose-built team that has been rounded up. Having people on the team who have specific capability and experience in an area makes that team either successful or not successful. So having that purpose-built team where you look at it, you can say, oh, I see why every member of that team is critical to the success of this idea. People drive ideas, people have relationships, people are the critical part of investment success.”
In this episode, Smith also shares advice for young entrepreneurs and what it was like growing up with an entrepreneur father.