Joe Silver, CFO at Lighter Capital, discusses his firm’s debt-financing model for startups.
Sramana Mitra: What happens next?
Stuart Robertson: I jumped into telecom for seven years. At that time, telecom was going to be deregulated. They were hiring all these marketers. My first job out of grad school was running what is now part of AT&T. I was launching caller IDs and consumer voice mail.>>>
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The recessionary economic conditions are driving organizations to invest in spend management solutions like those offered by San Mateo-based Coupa (Nasdaq: COUP). Coupa is also benefiting from its cloud-based model that helps in the current remote working conditions.>>>
Jon has founded two important CAD companies, and sold both for significant exit prices. Read on for his awesome entrepreneurial journey.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?>>>
Stuart built Sharebuilder 401k. The company got acquired. Recently, he has bought the business back.
Read on to understand the nuances.>>>
The COVID-19 crisis has led to a rapid shift to working from home and a surge in the use of digital collaboration tools in the enterprise. Enterprise communication platform Slack (NYSE: WORK) last month reported a strong first quarter that beat estimates.>>>
Sramana Mitra: How did your numbers track of the money that you sent to artisans as you went along?
Roberto Milk: It took us 10 years to get to $25 million. It took us another four years to get to $50 million. We got to $50 million in June of 2014.
Sramana Mitra: What is that number at now?
Roberto Milk: We just passed $100 million.>>>