While the move to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic may have made them mainstream, they are not without issues and more and more people are now opting out.
See how years of research in the AI and venture building fields has shaped the Merantix Venture Studio approach. This 5-minute video takes you step by step through the process and explains the fund structure. The full-length version including short presentations of ventures can also be found here.
Trusted Insight CEO Alex Bangash and fellow experts discuss how they define and benchmark returns. They also talk about how their expectations differ depending on the stage they're investing in and the benefits of seeking superior returns versus quick returns. Panelists include Jeff Kelisky, CEO, Seedrs; Ian Connatty, Director, British Patient Capital; and Reshma Sohoni, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Seedcamp.
In this panel, a general partner and founders discussed their competitive edge in disrupting the traditional insurance industry, the opportunities in the international markets they operate in; and their ambition for building next-generation insurtech companies. Speakers include Ugur Samut, Co-Founder & CEO, Medigo; Sam Hodges, Co-Founder & CEO, Vouch; Igor Mascarenhas, Co-Founder & CEO, Pier; Kai Stinchcombe, Co-Founder & CEO, True Link Financial; and Karthik Reddy, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Blume Ventures.
During this panel, a general partner and founders discussed the areas within the health care industry that are ripe for disruption, how they overcome regulatory hurdles building their health-focused startups, and the next steps in scaling their businesses. Speakers include Dr. John Hamer, Managing Partner, DCVC Bio; Sid Viswanathan, Co-Founder and President, Truepill; Jonas Muff, CEO, Merantix Healthcare; and Hilary Coles, Co-Founder and VP of hims and hers.
Meet Truepill Co-Founder Sid Viswanathan: Telemedicine Will Make Medicine 10x Better, Cheaper, Faster
Garry Tan, venture capitalist and co-founder at Initialized Capital, sat down with Sid Viswanathan, co-founder of Truepill. Truepill is an API for all needs for telemedicine. Telemedicine has the potential to bring down costs and make high quality care more accessible for every person on the planet. This video highlights their west coast HQ and fulfillment center out of which they provide pharmacy services for dozens of telemedicine startups and practices large and small, shipping to all 50 states. Here you'll learn how as a founder, you need to choose a problem space that you could want to work on for 10 years or more.
Justin Kan joined Alex Bangash at the Trusted Insight Summit 2019. Justin is the co-founder and CEO of Atrium, a serial internet entrepreneur, and investor. He is the co-founder of live video platforms Justin.tv and Twitch.tv, which got acquired by Amazon for $1B. Previously, he served as a partner at Y Combinator. He personally angel invested in over 65 companies, including Zenefits, Cruise, and Wave. During the discussion, Justin talked about his entrepreneurial journey that led to the law-tech company Atrium; his thoughts on market risk versus execution risk when building companies; and the importance of finding people who take on radical responsibility for the company. The discussion was recorded in the summer of June 20th, 2019 in San Francisco, CA.
During this fireside chat, you will learn how Subrata and Binny helped put India on the map for many global investors; their views on the current and future Indian startup and venture ecosystem; and Binny's next chapter after Flipkart's successful $16B exit to Walmart, which is the largest ever M&A deal in the e-commerce industry. Speakers include Subrata Mitra, Co-Founder & General Partner, Accel India; and Binny Bansal, Co-Founder & Former CEO, Flipkart. The discussion was recorded at the Trusted Insight Innovation Summit, Tokyo on November 22nd, 2019. The event was in collaboration with Japan Post Bank and Coral Capital.
During this panel, general partners share more about the innovative studio model and the many benefits that studios provide to LPs. You'll also hear their perspective on the rapid innovation and disruption happening in Silicon Valley today. Panelists include Jack Abraham, Founder & Managing Partner, Atomic; Michael Fertik, Founder & Managing Partner, Heroic Ventures; Khaled Hussein, Founder & Managing Director, Stipple Capital; and Alex Bangash, Founder & CEO, Trusted Insight. The panel was recorded at the Trusted Insight Innovation Summit, Tokyo on November 22nd, 2019. The event was in collaboration with Japan Post Bank and Coral Capital.
During this panel, entrepreneurs discussed how they overcame regulatory hurdles in building their healthcare and insurtech startups. They also shared their thoughts on machine learning and scaling innovation in both industries, and these tech-enabled startups can make a radical change in the corporate world. Panelists include Michael Fertik, Founder & Managing Partner, Heroic Ventures; Umar Afridi, Co-Founder & CEO, Truepill; Sam Hodges, Co-Founder & CEO, Vouch Insurance; and Rohit Pandey, Co-Founder & CEO, SigTuple. The panel was recorded at the Trusted Insight Innovation Summit, Tokyo on November 22nd, 2019. The event was in collaboration with Japan Post Bank and Coral Capital.