Neil Sequeira was a handling director with General Catalyst for more than 13 years before co-founding early-stage company Defy several years ago with another veteran of the industry, Trae Vassallo, who had actually spent the dozen years prior with Kleiner Perkins.
We overtook Sequeira yesterday afternoon and went over whether he’s seeing appraisals boil down and whether he can envision financing founders who may have an interesting pitch however is not able to meet in-person due to the pandemic.
Our chat has actually been edited for length.
TechCrunch: How are you, all things considered?
At work, we have actually been truly busy. We have several term sheets out that we have actually done because the stay-at-home order [in the Bay Location] and I really live within walking range of my workplace, where I’m alone but it ends up resembling an office because it’s so close. And it’s fantastic since my kids have actually been going bonkers.
How are your companies faring?
Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.