Last yr, we hit you with 44(!) episodes of Extra Crunch Live, a sequence that offers startups and founders direct insights from the consultants who know finest. We’re making Extra Crunch Live even higher in 2021: we’ll check out funding offers by the eyes of the founders and traders who made them occur, and those self same tech leaders will undergo your pitch decks and provides suggestions and recommendation. Every single Wednesday at 12pm PT/3pm ET!
Today, I’m thrilled to announce the February slate for Extra Crunch Live.
Gaurav Gupta (Lightspeed Venture Partners) + Raj Dutt (Grafana Labs)
February 3, 12pm PT/3pm ET
Grafana Labs, the open-source platform for monitoring, visualization and metric analytics, has raised greater than $75 million since its 2014 inception. Lightspeed’s Raj Dutt has partnered with the corporate all through its journey, main Grafana’s Series A and B. Hear from Gupta and Grafana cofounder Raj Dutt about how that Series A deal got here collectively, and check out the startup’s unique Series A pitch deck on the subsequent episode of Extra Crunch Live. And don’t overlook! Gupta and Dutt will likely be giving reside suggestions to Extra Crunch members who’ve submitted their very own pitch decks.
Aydin Senkut (Felicis Ventures) + Kevin Busque (Guideline)
February 10, 12pm PT/3pm ET
In 2014, Guideline stepped into the ring with giants, launching an all-inclusive 401okay platform for fast-growing companies. Since, it’s raised almost $140 million in funding, together with a $15 million Series B spherical led by Felicis Ventures. Hear the behind-the-scenes story of how Guideline CEO Kevin Busque and Felicis associate Aydin Senkut got here collectively for that deal, with a stroll by the pitch deck that began all of it, and get the founder/investor duo’s reside suggestions by yourself pitch deck.
Steve Loughlin (Accel) + Jason Boehmig (Ironclad)
February 17, 12pm PT/3pm ET
Steve Loughlin views the techworld by a prismatic lens. He’s been a founder, he’s been by an acquisition, and now he invests as a associate at Accel. One such funding contains Ironclad, a contract administration platform that not too long ago raised a $100 million Series D and is valued at almost $1 billion. Hear CEO Jason Boehmig and Loughlin speak by their unique Series A deal and get reside suggestions by yourself pitch deck from the founder/investor duo.
Matt Harris (Bain Capital) + Isaac Oats (Justworks)
February 24, 12pm PT/3pm ET
Justworks’ back-office software program has garnered the eye of many traders. The firm has raised $143 million from corporations together with FirstMark Capital, Union Square Ventures, Thrive, Redpoint, and Bain Capital. Hear from Justworks founder and CEO Isaac Oats and Bain Capital Partner Matt Harris as they describe how their partnership started and get their reside suggestions by yourself pitch deck.
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