Start-ups little and big, throughout all markets, are affected by the unique coronavirus pandemic. From Etsy to MongoDB, from Twilio to Foursquare, these companies are trying to find methods to capitalize and ultimately thrive in what has become a survivalist landscape. These business likewise happen to be portfolio companies of one, Albert Wenger. We’re excited to have Union Square Ventures’ Managing Director Albert Wenger join us for a live discussion on the impacts of COVID-19 on the firm, the suggestions he’s providing to his portfolio companies, and adjustment strategies for the more comprehensive startup community.
Wenger has been vocal about how start-ups ought to approach PPP loans, and has an intriguing point of view on this week’s news of Foursquare merging with Factual. We’re amped to hear more from him on both subjects and plenty more.
Prior to he began his financial investment profession, Wenger was an entrepreneur himself, cofounding 5 (FIVE!) business, including a management consulting company, a hosted data analytics company, an innovation subsidiary for Telebanc, and DailyLit (a service for reading books by email or RSS). Wenger also worked as President of Del.icio.us prior to and through its sale to Yahoo.
We have a handful of questions we ‘d like to ask, but Wenger has actually enthusiastically used to address questions from the audience. Come ready!
The chat will start tomorrow (Thursday, April 9) at 12pm EDT/9am PDT and opt for about an hour.
We look forward to seeing you there! Register here to include the call information to your calendar.
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.