Requests for Startups: Aditi Maliwal (Crosslink Capital)

Aditi joined Crosslink in 2014, focusing on Mobile, Fintech and Internet Services investments. Prior to joining Crosslink, Aditi was an analyst in the technology, media & telecom investment banking group at Deutsche Bank in San Francisco providing M&A advisory and capital raising services for Internet & digital media and software clients. She has prior experience … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Aditi Maliwal (Crosslink Capital)

Requests for Startups: Jonathan Struhl (Indicator Ventures)

Jonathan is Co-Founder and General Partner at Indicator Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund that backs founders leveraging digital to drive efficiencies for businesses and consumers. Indicator’s investments includeLob, Circa, Nimble, Edyn, Bond, and Unikrn, among others. Prior to Indicator Ventures, Jonathan was an active investor, mentor and advisor to a number of different early-stage … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Jonathan Struhl (Indicator Ventures)

Requests for Startups: Bucky Moore (Costanoa Venture Capital)

Bucky joined Costanoa after 4+ years investing and working in and around technology companies. Prior to joining Costanoa, Bucky was an investor at Battery Ventures, where he focused on early stage investments in enterprise software and infrastructure. During his time at Battery, he invested in companies such as Veradocs and Lightcyber. Bucky graduated from the … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Bucky Moore (Costanoa Venture Capital)

Requests for Startups: Rebecca Kaden (Maveron)

Rebecca joined Maveron in 2011, back when she was earning her MBA at Stanford, studying leadership and entrepreneurship. She joined full-time when she graduated the following year. In her collaborative role at Maveron, Rebecca identifies emerging consumer-focused entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, Southern California, and her hometown of New York City. She also plays a leading … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Rebecca Kaden (Maveron)

Requests for Startups: John Melas-Kyriazi (Spark Capital)

John is an Associate at Spark Capital, where he focuses on investing in early-stage technology companies and works closely with a number of Spark’s portfolio companies, including Freight Farms, Academia, and Orchard. Previously, John served as CFO and Head of Business Development at StartX, which runs an accelerator program for the Stanford community. He also … Continue reading Requests for Startups: John Melas-Kyriazi (Spark Capital)

Requests for Startups: Nikhil Basu Trivedi (Shasta Ventures)

As a senior associate at Shasta Ventures and advisor to The Thiel Fellowship’s 20 Under 20 program, Nikhil focuses on discovering and mentoring the next generation of entrepreneurs. He is a board observer at Bloc and ClassDojo in San Francisco, and Hinge and Timehop in New York City and was named to Forbes Magazine’s 30 … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Nikhil Basu Trivedi (Shasta Ventures)

Requests for Startups: Clara Sieg (Revolution Ventures)

Clara began working with Revolution Ventures in 2010 and is a partner at the firm. She focuses on identifying, investing in, and helping to build innovative and impactful early-stage companies. What startup verticals interest you most right now? Marketplaces Financial Tech Lending Platforms On Demand Economy Software for IOT Hardware Are there any specific company … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Clara Sieg (Revolution Ventures)

Requests for Startups: Richard Kerby (Venrock)

Richard Kerby joined Venrock in 2012. Prior to joining Venrock, Richard was an Associate at Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). While at IVP, Richard worked with companies such as Dropbox, Klout, Twitter, Shazam, Sugar, and Yext. What startup verticals interest you most right now? I’m most excited about the on-demand economy, cybersecurity, ed tech, and data-driven … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Richard Kerby (Venrock)