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Harry Stebbings
Harry StebbingsMaker@harrystebbings · Podcast Host @ The Twenty Minute VC
Sumeet Shah is an investor @ Brand Foundry Ventures, who have investments in the likes of Warby Parker, Birchbox and Contently. Sumeet himself is pivotal in sourcing and managing new opportunities at Brand Foundry with over 6 years of experience across the startup and private equity industries, formerly running new business strategies at Gist Digital and handling business development and project work at Gotham Consulting Partners. In Today's Episode You Will Learn: 1.) How Sumeet made his way into the wonderful world of VC? 2.) What stage is Brand Foundry active in? Does Sarah Lacy’s analysis of a ‘Series A Crunch’ concern Sumeet? Has he seen a widening in the gap between the amount that raise seed to then go onto raise Series A? 3.) What does Sumeet believe are the key pieces to run a successful business? In the first 100 days, what are the most important elements to focus on? 4.) Sumeet recently tweeted ‘To All Startups, the most helpful investor is not always the largest’. How can startups determine who is the most helpful? What should startups expect from their investors? What does Sumeet believe makes the best investor? 6.) Is Sumeet bullish on the future of NYC tech? What are the strengths of NY? Where is it booming? Are there any elements of SF, Sumeet would like NY to have? Items Mentioned In Today's Episode: Sumeet's Fave Blog or Newsletter: Term Sheet by Dan Primack, Strictly VC Sumeet's Fave Book: Things A Little Birdy Told Me by Biz Stone Sumeet's Most Recent Investment: Lola: A Better Month Awaits You
Sumeet Shah
Sumeet Shah@pe_feeds · Consumer & VC specialist for hire.