20Product: Linkedin CPO, Tomer Cohen on How Linkedin Does Product Reviews, A Post-Mortem on Stories, Linkedin Messenger and Spam & Why the Data Advantage in AI is Diminishing
26th May 2023
1.) How Neeraj made his way into the world of VC?
2.)Question From Logan Bartlett: ‘What is your thought process on what makes a good vs a bad deal? Also, how have you developed your ability to process deals and poke holes in logic?’
3.) How can early stage Saas founders determine the extent to their product market fit??
4.) What is it like to back rocketships like GlassDoor or Marketo and helping scale operations when you’re in hyper growth mode? Does Neeraj agree with Sheryl Sandberg’s statement, it doesn’t matter where you sit, as long as you have a seat on the rocketship?
5.) Neeraj previously stated in a Nasdaq article that it is all about the team and the market. What are Neeraj’s thoughts on VC founder alignment? Neeraj also places emphasis on the market, so how does Neeraj view the juxtaposition between current and future market?
6.) One hurdle preventing some companies from growth is the ability to attain later rounds of funding so as a largely Series B investor, why is raising a Series B so tough? Is it the embodiment of the funding barbell?
Items Mentioned In Today’s Episode:
Neeraj’s Fave Blog: Brad Feld, Jason Lemkin
Neeraj’s Most Recent Investment: Pendo.io