20 VC 051: The New Silicon Valley Style VC in London with Alessandra Sollberger @ Mosaic Ventures
Posted on 6th July 2015 by hstebbings1
Alessandra Sollberger is a VC at Mosaic Ventures, a new Silicon Valley style venture firm based in London, focussing on Series A rounds. Alessandra previously worked in private equity at Blackstone, covering sectors ranging from consumer brands to software. Prior to that, she worked in startups in the US and Europe and in M&A at Goldman Sachs. She is also the founder of Bright Mentors, an edtech non-profit teaching coding and science in secondary schools through a network of technology professionals.
In todays episode you will learn:
How Alessandra made her move into the VC world?
What are you Mosaic looking for? What is their typical investment size?
What Alessandra thinks of the different paths into venture?
What advice would you give someone looking to enter venture?
Why Alessandra believes there has been a resurgence in marketplaces? What is driving this growth?
What startup marketplaces is Alessandra most excited about?
Alessandra’s thoughts on the next big sector to be disrupted and why?