Covers: Intro to raising early-stage funding from angel investors and seed funds. Discusses Startmate and Blackbird’s ethos and what they look for in founders and companies.
Host: Samantha Wong is a partner at Blackbird Ventures and Startmate accelerator. Prior to joining Blackbird, she co-founded CapacityHQ, a professional services marketplace that sold to LegalVision. She also led product and strategy teams at SurfStitch.com after career-pivoting out of corporate law.