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Blog / It’s Never too Early to Build your Growth Model
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
What are the specific mechanisms by which one user turns into many, and an initial investment turns into revenue?
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Blog / How to Think About Revenue Quality as an Early Stage Founder
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
What does “quality revenue” mean when you don’t have much revenue at all?
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Blog / It’s Not All About Bottoms-up
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
Two recent trends indicate that we may finally be past the mistaken belief that bottoms-up is the only “fundable” business model in town.
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Blog / Don’t be Fooled by the PLG Mullet
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
How to know if you should be building a PLG Now, PLG Later or PLG Never company.
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Blog / PLG Now, PLG Later, or PLG Never
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
Why there is no helicopter shortcut to the summit of Mount PLG.
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Blog / For Early-Stage Venture, it’s Go Time
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
Don’t tell anyone, but this is the best venture market in years.
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Talk / The Importance of Culture and Values As You Scale a Business
Oren Kaniel
Co-Founder & CEO
AppsFlyer
Angular Insights episode led by Oren Kaniel, Co-Founder & CEO of AppsFlyer, on the importance of culture and values as you scale a business.

Oren founded AppsFlyer a decade ago to solve one of the major problems in the mobile apps market – mobile analytics and user attribution.

During his Insights session, Oren discussed how he built a true unicorn in a challenging market against huge competitors - by building a people-first culture.
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Blog / The Right Stuff: How to Build a Commercial Team
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
How founders should go about building a commercial team.
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Blog / Mapping the New World of Business Collaboration
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
Why we invested in Reco.
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Blog / What do a 2003 BMW and Microsoft Excel have in common?
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
Leaving users feeling empowered and energized, rather than managed and disconnected.
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Press / Gil Makes the 2022 Midas Seed List
Forbes
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Blog / Fewer, but Better Than Ever
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
The Israeli tech eco-system ponders a slowdown in startup creation.
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Blog / Success Can be About Less Than You Think
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
Don’t fall victim to unfocused ambition.
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Blog / Why Building a “Compound Startup” Might be the Next, Great, Non-Obvious SaaS Play
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
Or why “just focus” might be bad advice.
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Talk / Female Founders Building Pain-Killers for Enterprises
Eynat Guez & Neta Meidav
CEO of Papaya Global
CEO of Vault Platform
Angular Insights episode on compliance tech and building painkillers. This special episode is co-led by Eynat Guez, CEO of Papaya Global, and Neta Meidav, CEO of Vault Platform.

Eynat is a leading expert in global payroll and global workforce management. She co-founded Papaya Global in 2016 after seeing the technology gap in global payroll. Last September, Papaya Global announced that its valuation has surged to $3.7B following its $250M Series D.

Neta is the co-founder and CEO of Vault Platform, a venture-backed startup with a mission to help companies worldwide become the best and most ethical versions of themselves. In 2021, Neta led Vault through an $8.2M Series A funding round, attracting high profile investors such as Gradient Ventures.

During their Insights session, Eynat and Neta focus on topics including:
- ComplianceTech GTM: what works and what doesn't work
- Selling into legal and compliance departments
- The cultural enablement ComplianceTech can provide
- Fundraising as a woman

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Press / Angular Ventures Report on VC Investment into Enterprise and Deep Tech in Europe and Israel
TechCrunch
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Blog / Shifting Left, Shifting Right
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
Are we on the cusp of a new era of empowered non-engineers?
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Data / Enterprise & Deep Tech VC in Europe & Israel 2021
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
A data-driven look at a record-setting year
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Blog / The Problem with Engineering-led Growth for Early Stage Startups
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
What kind of growth team you need to hire depending on the stage of your company.
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Talk / 20 Years of Growth Learnings
Darius Contractor
Chief Product & Engineering Officer
Vendr
Angular Insights webinar on 20 years of growth learnings, led by Darius Contractor.

Darius is a growth-focused product and engineering leader. He’s grown companies and teams at Tickle, Bebo, FWD.us, Dropbox, Facebook, Airtable and now Vendr. Along the way he’s learned how to go viral, scaling infra, agile management, rapid iteration, product strategy and all aspects of growing a website.

During the Insights session, Darius highlights some key growth learnings including:
- What makes users tick
- Am I ready for a growth team?
- How does B2B growth differ from B2C
- Succeeding at growth in year 1
- Roles and careers in growth
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Blog / What Childhood Can Teach Us About Entrepreneurship
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
Childhood as a solution to the early stage entrepreneurship explore–exploit dilemma.
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Press / Gil Dibner Makes the Midas List Europe 2021
Forbes
Gil's second year on Midas Europe comes as his firm, Angular Ventures, starts to expand with another full partner. His cybersecurity investment Snyk reached an $8.5 billion valuation in March 2021, adding to his September 2020 IPO from DevOps company JFrog. More recent investments include cloud data warehouse Firebolt and service intelligence provider Aquant, both valued in the hundreds of millions since. In October, Angular announced its $80 million second fund.
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Talk / Building your Marketing Engine: Where do you Start?
Leigh Moore
VP, Marketing
Snyk
Angular Insights webinar on building your marketing engine, led by Leigh Moore, VP of Marketing at Snyk.

In this episode, Leigh highlights some key learnings about how to build a marketing foundation and some of the important areas to focus on early including:

- Messaging to your primary audience
- Why a product led approach is worth investing in
- How to think about your first marketing hires
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Blog / Initial Thoughts on How to Overcome “Customer-Built” Software’s Learning Curve
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
“Customer-built” companies and the challenge of user activation.
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Talk / David Peterson on Joining Angular and How the Future of Enterprise will be "Customer-Built"
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
Angular Insights webinar featuring David Peterson, Angular Ventures' new partner. David is interviewed by Gil on the future of enterprise software, lessons from Airtable, "customer built" products and why he recently joined Angular.

Prior to joining Angular, David was employee #16 at Airtable, where he led growth and partnerships, a seed stage investor at Founder Collective, and bootstrapped Steward, a scalable on-demand consulting business. Prior to that, he was employee #7 at CompStak, a commercial real estate data startup based in NYC.
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Talk / Product-Led Partnerships
Andrew Edelman
Head of Strategic & Platform Partnerships
Zapier
Angular Insights webinar on product-led partnerships, led by Andrew Edelman.

Andrew is the Head of Strategic & Platform Partnerships at Zapier where he is responsible for building and expanding partnerships with 4,000+ apps. With prior experience at Box, Google, and Narrative Science, he is focused on helping scale and grow innovative SaaS companies through product-led partnerships.

In this episode, Andrew focuses on topics including:
- How to think about your overall platform strategy
- When to build and how to prioritize native integrations
- How to build effective partner ecosystems
- Where do co-marketing and co-selling opportunities fit in
- How to connect partnerships to a product-led growth motion
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Blog / The Long Road to Creating a Category
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
Category creation strategy, with a little inspiration from Apple.
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Talk / Open Source and Category Creation
Emil Eifrem
Co-Founder & CEO
Neo4j
Angular Insights webinar on open source and category creation led by Emil Eifrem, Co-Founder & CEO of Neo4j.

Emil sketched the idea for what today is known as the graph database on a flight to Mumbai in 2000. As the CEO of Neo4j, and a co-author of the O'Reilly book Graph Databases, he's devoted his professional life to building, innovating, and evangelizing graph databases.

During his fireside chat, Emil focuses on topics including building a new category, open source GTM, monetization, competition and co-operation with the tech giants, and more.

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Blog / Back to Basics: My VC Manifesto
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
A guide to navigating a manic market as a venture capitalist (part 2).
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Blog / Three Methods of Venture Capital
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
A guide to navigating a manic market as a venture capitalist (part 1).
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Blog / How the “No Code” Design Paradigm is Revolutionizing Enterprise Software
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
Companies like Figma, Airtable, Notion, and Zapier are doing much more than vanilla PLG.
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Talk / Building Developer Products and Communities
Amir Shevat
Head of Product, Developer Platform
Twitter
Angular Insights webinar on building developer products and communities led by Amir Shevat.

Amir is the Head of Product for the Twitter Developer Platform and a Venture Partner in Innovation Endeavors. Previously, Amir was the co-founder of Reshuffle (sold to Twitter), VP of Product at AWS Twitch, Head of DevRel at Slack, and Head of Developer Programs at Google.

During his fireside chat, Amir focuses on topics including when and how to start developer product and community outreach. As well as how to measure developer products and communities success, and common pitfalls to avoid.
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Blog / Introducing David Peterson
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
Why we are adding a second partner.
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Press / Angular Ventures Raises $80M for Second Fund; Adds General Partner
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Angular Ventures announced the closing of its $80M second fund as it seeks to continue to back deep-tech companies in Israel and Europe. This second fund is almost double the previous $41M sum, which invested in 21 companies and closed in November 2019.
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Blog / Why I’m Joining Angular Ventures
David Peterson
Partner
Angular Ventures
After almost four years at Airtable, David is thrilled to announce that he's joining Angular Ventures.
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Blog / Building Angular Ventures
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
Announcing an $80M First-check Fund II for Deep Tech Founders across Europe & Israel.
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Blog / Alpha, Beta, and an Inverted Venture Risk Curve
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
Making sense of a momentum market.
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Talk / Scaling Sales: Crafting the Right Approach
Ben Braverman
Chief Customer Officer
Flexport
Angular Insights webinar led by Ben Braverman, Chief Customer Officer at Flexport. In this special episode featuring a live startup sales clinic, Ben discusses optimizing strategy for outbound vs inbound with three early stage startup CEOs - Vicki Knott from CruxOCM, Jonathan Anderson from Candu, and Xenia Muntean from Planable.
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Blog / Robotic Industrial Process Automation
Gil Dibner
General Partner
Angular Ventures
Why we invested in Crux OCM.
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Blog / Narrative Alignment
Gil Dibner
General Partner
Angular Ventures
The key to unlocking your Series A is a tightly controlled narrative.
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Talk / How to Define Competitive Advantage in the AI-First Century
Ash Fontana
Managing Director
Zetta Venture Partners
Angular Insights webinar on how to define competitive advantage in the AI-first century led by Ash Fontana, Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners and author of the AI-First Company: How to Compete and Win with Artificial Intelligence.
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Talk / Building Developer-First and Open Source Businesses
Lenny Pruss
General Partner
Amplify Partners
Angular Insights webinar on building developer-first and open source businesses, led by Lenny Pruss, General Partner at Amplify Partners.

Lenny is an accomplished VC and has led the investments of HashiCorp, dbt Labs, Datadog, Prisma, among others. During his fireside chat, Lenny focuses on topics including why developer-driven and open sources businesses are different from typical SaaS, how to go about winning developers' hearts and minds, and more.
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Talk / Accelerating GTM with the Cloud Giants
Udi Nachmany
VP Global Cloud Strategy & Alliances
Snyk
Angular Insights webinar on accelerating GTM with the cloud giants led by Udi Nachmany, VP Global Cloud Strategy and Alliances at Snyk.

As a commercial leader, if there is anything Udi has gained from a decade in the cloud market—focused on hard problems like monetizing open source and commercializing disruptive technology—it's perspective. In this webinar, he explores five of the most common pitfalls, misconceptions and myths startups encounter when they try to build their GTM with the cloud giants.
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Talk / Building an Engineering Organization from Startup to IPO
Erez Dickman
Vice President of R&D
Lemonade
Angular Insights webinar led by Erez Dickman, Vice President of R&D at Lemonade, on building an engineering organization from startup to IPO.

Erez leads Lemonade's R&D operation in Israel. Before joining Lemonade, Erez was head of PayPal’s consumer product center in Tel Aviv and head of engineering at eBay’s Israeli innovation center. In 2009, he co-founded The Gifts Project, which was acquired by eBay in 2011.
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Talk / Software-Defined Movements
Dana Oshiro
Partner
Heavybit
Netlify and JAMstack, Snyk and DevSecOps, LaunchDarkly and Feature Flagging - every truly groundbreaking technical startup requires a focus on industry-wide education, a well-aligned community and product, and great partners. They’re not just building great companies, they’re building software-defined movements.

Listen to Heavybit Partner Dana Oshiro's Angular Insights webinar as she discusses what it means to start a developer groundswell and translate it into commercial success.
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Talk / The State of Venture Capital
Jeff Horing
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Insight Partners
In this Angular Insights episode we are joined by Jeff Horing, the Co-Founder and Managing Director at Insight Partners.

Under his leadership, Insight has become a premier venture capital and private equity firm and has raised more than $30B. Jeff's areas of focus include data, analytics, mobile, and infrastructure and SaaS software in Europe, North America, and Israel. Jeff has invested in more than 150 companies, notably nCino (NCNO), JFrog (FROG), Alteryx (AYX), AirWatch (acquired by VMware), Shutterstock (SSTK), TeamViewer (acquired by Permira), WIX (WIX), and Greenfield Online (SRVY, later acquired by Microsoft).

In this episode, Jeff discusses:
- His VC career journey and founding Insight
- Insight’s investment approach
- Scaling as a VC fund
- Investing in Europe and Israel
- Tech markets and valuations
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Talk / Fireside Chat with Dror Davidoff, Co-Founder & CEO of Aqua Security
Dror Davidoff
Co-Founder & CEO
Aqua Security
Fireside chat with Dror Davidoff, CEO and co-founder of Aqua Security, a unicorn in the cloud-native cybersecurity space. Aqua has raised over $265M and Dror brings with him a wealth of direct sales experience as a sales executive and VP sales at a number of startups before founding Aqua.
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Talk / Fireside Chat with Amir Orad, CEO of Sisense – on Scaling to $100M in Revenue and Beyond
Amir Orad
CEO
Sisense
Fireside chat with Amir Orad, the NY-based CEO of Sisense, the leader in cloud analytics with well over $100M in revenue. Amir is a serial CEO with some very deep insights on leadership and scale, having already sold two previous companies. In this session, Amir discusses his career, Sisense, and CEO-ship.
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Talk / How to Market a Baby Unicorn
Asaph Schulman
CMO, Firebolt
Angular Advisory Partner
Webinar on early stage startup marketing led by Asaph Schulman.

Asaph is an entrepreneur who has held a wide range of marketing leadership roles in startups across Israel and Australia. Asaph is currently the CMO of Firebolt, a big data analytics startup that revolutionizes the analytics experience. He is also an Angular Advisory Partner who works with our portfolio companies on their marketing strategies and initiatives.

During this session, Asaph discusses how to market a baby unicorn on a budget and covers:

- Hiring your first marketing person and if / how to work with agencies
- Tips for doing webinars
- LinkedIn thought leadership
- Why you should start a podcast
- Marketing moonshots that make a difference
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Blog / The Great Acceleration of Seed Investing
Gil Dibner
General Partner
Angular Ventures
Gil explains why he is starting to think that seed funds and “accelerators” basically can no longer work together. Choose one path and you self-select out of the other.
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Press / Gil Dibner Selected as One of the Top 100 Seed Investors by Insider and Tribe Capital
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Blog / Angular’s Brand Strategy
Gil Dibner
General Partner
Angular Ventures
Revisiting our brand as we launch our new website.
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Data / Enterprise & Deep Tech VC in Europe & Israel 2020
Gil Dibner
Partner
Angular Ventures
A detailed look at venture capital activity across the region in 2020.
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Talk / 20 Minute Leaders: Gil Dibner
Gil Dibner
General Partner
Angular Ventures
Gil was featured in the 20 Minute Leaders series, hosted by Michael Matias. In this session, he shares the path he took to becoming a VC and the ethos behind Angular.
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Blog / A No-Code ML-Powered Workflow on Every Desktop
Gil Dibner
General Partner
Angular Ventures
Why we invested in Levity.
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Press / Gil Dibner Debuts on the Midas List Europe in 2020
Forbes
Gil Dibner debuts on the Midas List Europe in 2020 on the strength of career portfolio standouts including conversation analyzer Chorus.ai, which raised $45 million in July 2020; Front, a work email startup that raised $59 million in January 2020; Snyk, a cybersecurity company that raised $200 million at a $2.6 billion valuation in September 2020; and DevOp company JFrog, which went public that same month.
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Press / Midas List Newcomer Investors Share Top Trends to Watch in Europe’s Post-Pandemic Startup Scene
Forbes
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Blog / A Firebolt From the Blue
Gil Dibner
General Partner
Angular Ventures
Why we invested in Firebolt.
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Blog / Democratizing Front-end Development
Gil Dibner
General Partner
Angular Ventures
Why we invested in Candu.
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Blog / Unveiling Our Investment in Firebolt
Gil Dibner
General Partner
Angular Ventures
We are thrilled to finally announce our investment in Firebolt.
Built by the founding team that previously built SiSense, Firebolt is the world’s fastest cloud-native data warehouse.
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Talk / Leading People in a Time of Crisis
Kirsten Behncke Colyer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Visible Alpha
Short webinar on leading people in a time of crisis, led by Kirsten Behncke Colyer, Chief Human Resources Officer at Visible Alpha.

Having lived and worked through crises such as the tech bubble in 2000, 9/11, the financial bubble in 2008, a blackout in NYC, Hurricane Sandy, and lately the global pandemic, Kirsten Behncke Colyer helped guide the leadership teams at various tech companies through these crises to not just survive, but also thrive during those difficult times. During this session, Kirsten will cover what she learned from those experiences so that you can be prepared with empathy, a strategy, and tactical steps to handle all types of smaller and larger disasters.
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Talk / 20 Minute Leaders: Anne Blum
Anne Augusta Blum
Head of Platform
Angular Ventures
Anne was featured in the 20 Minute Leaders series, hosted by Michael Matias. In this session, she shared some startup and career insights based off her experiences working at Angular Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Facebook and on startup accelerator programs.
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Talk / The Blazemeter Story - Navigating to an Exit
Alon Girmonsky
CEO & Co-Founder of UP9
Former CEO & Founder of BlazeMeter
Short webinar on the Blazemeter story and navigating to an exit, led by Alon Girmonsky, CEO & Co-Founder of UP9, Former CEO & Founder of BlazeMeter.
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Talk / Hyper Growth
Geatan Gachet
Chief Strategy Officer
Algolia
Short webinar on hyper growth, led by Geatan Gachet, Chief Strategy Officer at Algolia.
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Blog / Five Mistakes Slowing Your Growth
Anne Augusta Blum
Head of Platform
Angular Ventures
In a recent Angular Insights session, Guy Poreh shared five key mistakes startups make in implementing their marketing strategy.
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Talk / Lessons Learned From Successful Operational Journeys at Datorama and CHEQ
Omri Tamir
COO at CHEQ, Formerly Datorama (acquired by Salesforce), Founder of ScaleUP NY
In this session, Omri Tamir shares his lessons learned from successful operational journeys at Datorama and CHEQ.
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Blog / Updates in US Immigration Impacting Founders
Anne Augusta Blum
Head of Platform
Angular Ventures
As the pandemic and politics have led to numerous changes in the immigration process for European and Israeli founders, we invited Jennifer Schear, a US immigration expert and an Angular Advisory Partner, to lead an Angular Insights session.
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Talk / Updates in US Immigration Impacting Tech Founders
Jennifer Schear
Founder
Schear Immigration
Jennifer is the founder of Schear Immigration, a boutique immigration firm in Tel Aviv specializing in US business immigration law. She has helped countless entrepreneurs from around the world relocate to the US with special emphasis on the needs of tech companies in an ever-changing immigration environment. In this video, Jennifer discusses the top trends and challenges facing US immigration during COVID-19 and beyond.
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