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Jun 24, 2019

This is part 2 of our 2 part episode with Santi Subotovsky, investor at Emergence Capital. Emergence Capital was awarded best venture capital firm of the year in 2017 by the National Venture Association and Santi has recently experienced a lot of success as one of the early investors in the now publicly-traded, Zoom.

 

Santi discusses:

  • Critical metrics
  • Going from seed to Series A
  • The ideal CEO profile
  • Future trends for B2B and SaaS startups
  • The factors that make startups stand out
  • Thoughts on how startups can approach valuation
  • Patterns with pricing models
  • His opinion on corporate investment in the early stage

 

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Jun 10, 2019

In this episode, we talk to Santi Subotovsky, investor at Emergence Capital, in Part 1 of a 2-part episode. Emergence Capital was awarded best venture capital firm of the year in 2017 by the National Venture Association and Santi has recently experienced a lot of success as one of the early investors in the now publicly-traded, Zoom. 

Santi discusses:

  • his background and how he reached the successful position he’s in today
  • what his immigration path was like to the US from Argentina
  • his transition from entrepreneur to investor
  • what’s next for Emergence Capital
  • how they spot the best companies and early talent like Zoom and Salesforce.com
  • what metrics to focus on as a startup

If you like what you hear, please rate, review and subscribe so that we can keep bringing you more investors!

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