Up to now few weeks, we’ve heard Fifth Wall’s Brendan Wallace and Hippo’s Assaf Wand discuss the biggest opportunities in prop tech, heard why Scale AI’s Alex Wang and Accel’s Dan Levine think that unconventional VC deals can be the best option and taken a stroll through the Poshmark Series A deck with CEO Manish Chandra and Mayfield’s Navin Chaddha.
That is the actual taste of content material, wealthy in key insights and tactical recommendation for founders, that goes down on Extra Crunch Live.
In an upcoming episode on Wednesday, Could 19, we’ll sit down with Sequoia’s Shaun Maguire and Vise CEO and co-founder Samir Vasavada.
Maguire focuses on enterprise, fintech and frontier expertise for Sequoia. His portfolio firms embody AMP Robotics, Knowde, Physna and Vise. He joined Sequoia in 2019, earlier than which he was a companion at GV, the place he led investments in Stripe, Opendoor, IonQ, SpinLaunch, Lambda College, Dandelion Power, Litter and Mode and sourced the agency’s funding in Phase.
Maguire has additionally been an entrepreneur in his personal proper, co-founding Expanse (a cybersecurity firm), which was finally acquired by Palo Alto Networks for greater than $800 million.
If that weren’t sufficient, Maguire additionally spent two years working at DARPA, and was deployed to Afghanistan, collaborating on a group that earned a Joint Meritorious Unit Award from the U.S. Secretary of Protection.
Samir Vasavada co-founded Vise in 2016. Vise is an AI-powered funding administration platform that goals to present impartial monetary advisors entry to expertise and instruments to construct and handle personalised portfolios for his or her shoppers, finally giving these advisors extra time and vitality to spend on the relationships.
Vise has raised upwards of $60 million.
We’ll discuss to Maguire and Vasavada about what introduced them collectively, key ideas for fundraising and the way to achieve success within the fintech area, and ask concerning the subsequent nice alternative in fintech.
On the second half of the episode, Maguire and Vasavada will placed on their suggestions hats and hearken to dwell elevator pitches from the viewers as a part of the ECL Pitch-off. People attending the occasion will have the ability to elevate their hand and pitch their startup to the VC/founder duo, after which reply their questions and get their suggestions.
However the one manner you may pitch is to point out up. This episode of Additional Crunch Reside goes down on Wednesday, Could 19 at 3pm ET/12pm PT. Anybody can attend so long as they register right here, however on-demand entry to the content material is reserved strictly for Extra Crunch members, who even have entry to the complete library of Extra Crunch Live content, among many, many other awesome articles and perks.