Bill Baumel, Managing Director at Ohio Innovation Fund, shares terrific insight into the region’s progress.
Ray Chan, Managing Director at K5 Ventures and Tech Coast Angels, shares his views on the segments his firms invest in.
Shuly Galili, Founding Partner, UpWest Labs, talks to us about pre-seed and seed investments in the Israel – Silicon Valley corridor.
Miriam Rivera, Partner at Ulu Ventures, a firm committed to diversity as its core investment philosophy.
Brock Pierce, Co-Founder of Blockchain Capital, discusses his worldview of the Blockchain investment opportunity. Brock is one of the pioneers of investing in Blockchain companies.
Kerry Rupp, Partner at True Wealth Ventures, discusses their women-focused investment thesis.
Milos Sochor is Managing Partner at Y Soft Ventures, a firm in the Czech Republic. Fascinating conversation about how a small region is gradually becoming a powerhouse of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Paroon Chadha is Co-founder and CEO at Passageways, a company that has been bootstrapped from Indiana to $10 million ARR and has recently raised funding. Textbook case study of our mantra: Bootstrap first, raise money later.
Slava Rubin, Founder of Indiegogo.com. Slava walked us through the trends on his crowdfunding platform.
Dafina Toncheva, Partner at US Venture Partners, is an expert in Cyber Security. We discussed a variety of topics including the shifting of Series A metrics to $2M-$3M ARR for SaaS companies.
John Stewart, CEO at MapAnything, discusses how he has bootstrapped his company using the “Bootstrapping Using Services on Salesforce.com” blueprint.
Devdutt Yellurkar, General Partner at CRV, who discussed his investment principles. It was an excellent discussion!
Gero Decker is Co-founder and CEO at Signavio, an enterprise software company that has successfully scaled to $20 million in ARR from Europe. They have also made a successful entry into the US market and raised financing from a US venture firm.
Alexander Ross, Founder at Illuminate Financial, talks about his firm’s FinTech investment thesis.
Waikit Lau, investor and serial entrepreneur, has a refreshingly open attitude towards investing in very early stage companies. Wonderful conversation.