Preeti Rathi, Partner at Ignition Partners, discusses the changing dynamics of seed investing.
Ondrej Bartos, General Partner at Credo Ventures based in Prague, focuses on investing in Central European startups. Their major success story is UiPath in robotics process automation that has raised $265 million at a $3 billion valuation. UiPath has over 2,100 customers and claims to have annual revenues of $150 million. We discuss the Romanian company in some detail.
Daniel Keiper-Knorr is Founder and General Partner at SpeedInvest, a venture firm based in Vienna. It’s great to see exciting energy and activity in Vienna, one of my favorite cities.
Frank Malek is General Partner at Impacteo, an impact investment fund that invests in companies in the US and in Europe. This includes companies in digital health, climate change, fintech, etc.
Navid Alipour, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Analytics Ventures, talks about their AI-focused venture studio in San Diego.
Sumner Douglas is Managing Director and Venture Partner at BoomStartup, a Utah-based accelerator that offers pre-seed funding.
Alireza Rahnema, Principal and General Partner at 7 Gate Ventures, talks about the Vancouver startup eco-system and his firm’s investment thesis.
Susan Stone, Founder and Managing Partner at Sierra Wasatch Capital, discusses their investment thesis around Media Technology.
Jason Cahill is Managing Partner at McCune Capital, a NY-based firm. He talks about the pros and cons of chasing Unicorns, as well as his firm’s investment philosophy.
George Spencer, Senior Managing Director at Seyen Capital, invests in SaaS companies, mostly in the Midwest, from a small fund out of Chicago. The interview contains an excellent discussion on ideal levels of capitalization for good exit prices.
Sara Sutton, Founder and CEO at FlexJobs, explains her platform and its ability to connect job seekers looking for flexible work schedules with employers. We explore how the 1Mby1M community could use some of this for scaling companies with virtual teams.
Krishna Srinivasan is Founding General Partner at LiveOak Venture Partners, a firm focused on investing in Texas. Great conversation!
Nihal Mehta, Founding General Partner at ENIAC Ventures, provides a great set of insights into his definition of a full stack founding team. Either a set of co-founders who cover all the requisite skill-sets, or a solo founder who is a full-stack person – both configurations can work. Listen to the discussion for more color on the topic.
Evangelos Simoudis, Founder and Managing Director at Synapse Partners, takes us on a deep dive into AI investing.
Spencer Crawley is Co-founder of Firstminute Capital, based in London and focused on European startups.