The media panorama is altering quickly. Even earlier than COVID, media firms had been new income fashions past your commonplace banner advert, all of the whereas attempting to navigate the oft-changing world of social media and search, the place a minor algorithm change can increase or tank visitors.
Anytime an business is within the midst of a change is a superb time for startups to capitalize. That’s why we’re amped to have Lerer Hippeau’s managing associate Eric Hippeau be part of us for an episode of Extra Crunch Live.
The episode will air at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT on August 13. Folks within the viewers can ask their very own questions, however you should be an Extra Crunch member to entry the chat. If you continue to haven’t signed up, now’s your probability!
Eric Hippeau served as CEO for the Huffington Post earlier than co-founding Lerer Hippeau. He additionally served as chairman and CEO at Ziff-Davis, a former prime writer of pc magazines. He sits on the boards of BuzzFeed and Marriott International.
Lerer Hippeau portfolio firms embrace Axios, BuzzFeed, Genius, Chartbeat and Giphy. And whereas the agency has expertise in media, that doesn’t imply the portfolio is squarely targeted on it. Other portfolio firms embrace Casper, WayUp, Warby Parker, Mirror, HungryRoot, Glossier, Everlane, Brit + Co. and AllBirds, to call just some.
As an early-stage investor, Hippeau is aware of what it takes for firms to get the eye of VCs and take the deal throughout the end line. We’ll chat with Hippeau about a number of the dos and don’ts of fundraising, his expectation for the next-generation of startups born on this pandemic world and which sectors he’s most excited to put money into.
As beforehand talked about, Extra Crunch members are inspired to deliver their very own inquiries to this dialogue. Come ready!
Hippeau joins an all-star solid of company on Extra Crunch Live, together with Mark Cuban, Roelof Botha, Kirsten Green, Aileen Lee and Charles Hudson. You can try the total slate of episodes right here.
You can discover the total particulars of the dialog beneath.