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5th December 2022
1.) How did Bijan make his way into the world of VC?
2.) How did the Twitter and Tumblr deals come about? What made you say yes?
3.) Looking at Bijan’s thesis, is it true that Bijan has a preference for first time founders? What are the commonalities of all great first time founders?
4.) Often first time founders nail product market fit but struggle to scale the operations to suit the growth of the product. How does Bijan as a VC lend to this situation?
5.) Does Bijan agree with Fred Wilson’s assessment of the consumer downturn? Why does Bijan think that David must beat Goliath in the end?
Bijan’s Most Recent Investment: Lily: Your Throw and Go Camera