20 VC 053: Inside Union Square Ventures with Jonathan Libov @ Union Square Ventures
Posted on 13th July 2015 by hstebbings1
Quote of the Day: ‘Keep an open mind from an early age’. Jonathan Libov, 20VC
Jonathan Libov joined the investment team at Union Square Ventures in September of 2014. Jonathan hails from New York but has lived for the last few years in Tel Aviv, where he most recently worked as a Product Manager at Appsfire. He’s a graduate of Vassar College with a degree in Cognitive Science and began his career in neuroscience research. He designs and codes, with Fifty among his side projects.
In Today’s Show You Will Learn:
How Jonathan made his move from product guy to VC at USV?
What is the key determinant for USV’s success?
How Fred Wilson and USV use blogging to market USV as ‘smart money’?
Is SMS dead? What is and will it be used for in the future?