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This week’s Ask A VC series features a slew of awesome guests in the investment world. Tomorrow, we have True Ventures’ partners Tony Conrad and Puneet Agarwal in the studio, and Thursday, Shasta Ventures’ co-founder Rob Coneybeer will be in the hot seat.

Remember, you ask questions either in the comments or here and we’ll ask them of our VC guests.

Coming off True Ventures’ new $205 million third fund, there’s a lot to talk about with Conrad and Agarwal. And the firm now has $600 million under management.

Conrad is the Founding Venture Partner at True Ventures where he serves on the Board of Directors of Automattic (WordPress), appssavvy, Coffee & Power, Quarterly, StockTwits, RescueTime, PastFuture (GDGT), KISSmetrics, 20×200, Smarterer, Qualaroo, Trippy. A serial entrepreneur, Conrad co-founded about.me (acquired by Aol in December 2010) and Sphere which was acquired by Aol in April 2008.

Agarwal, who is a General Partner at True Ventures, started his career as a Product Manager at Crossworlds Software, an early integration software startup sold to IBM. He also spent time in the investment banking world, at BEA in product management, marketing roles and more.

Shasta Ventures’ Coneybeer co-founded the firm in 2004, started his career working in the Astro Space division of Martin Marietta, where he helped build the first EchoStar spacecraft. Later he moved into venture capital at New Enterprise Associates and then founded Shasta.

rob-coneybeerWe’ll be asking Coneybeer, who focuses on investments in mobile and wireless startups, about the firms’ latest bets on collaborative consumption, his thoughts on the current fundraising climate, and more.

Check out our latest Ask A VC interview with Kleiner Perkins’ partner Megan Quinn.

Please send us your questions for Conrad, Agarwal or Coneybeer here or put them in comments below!