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The Twenty Minute VC: Chad Byers, General Partner @ Susa Ventures
Raising a fund is raising a $25m seed round with no product
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and very exciting news, Susa last week announced the raise of Susa II, a new $50m fund, testament to the quality of fund 1 which included the likes of former guests Lyst, RobinHood, LendUp and many more incredible companies. As for Chad, he focuses on investments in enterprise software, fintech, and healthcare. Prior to Susa, Chad spent time in various marketing and product management roles. As well as being a prolific angel investor in over 30+ companies. Huge thanks to
for providing questions and insight in advance of the show today! In Today’s Episode You Will Learn: 1.) How Chad made the transition from angel investor to General Partner @ Susa? 2.) How was the fundraise with Susa 1? How was the fundraise for Susa II? How did the funding rounds change for each fund? 3.) How does Chad assess LP fit? Is all LP money not equal? What does Chad look for in his LPs? 4.) Question from Michael Kim @ Cendana: How does Chad look to establish the mindshare with entrepreneurs and other VCs for Susa in today's competitive environment? 5.) How does Chad approach the reserve structure of Susa fund II? How did Chad come tot hat conclusion as the optimal amount for follow on? Items Mentioned In Today’s Show: Chad’s Fave Blog and Newsletter: Coding VC,
: Above The Crowd Chad’s Fave Book: When Breathe Becomes Air Chad's Most Recent Investment:
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