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9th #FounderShowcase Videos Released featuring @m2jr @msuster @davemcclure

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2012-02-29

The 9th Founder Showcase in January featured on-stage interviews with some of today's most respected startup investors and technology journalists; Evelyn Rusli of The New York Times interviewing Mark Suster of GRP Partners, Ina Fried of All Things Digital interviewing Mike Maples Jr. of FLOODGATE, and Alexia Tsotsis of TechCrunch interviewing Dave McClure of 500 Startups. Check out the videos below. 

The 10th Founder Showcase is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24th in San Francisco - get your tickets now


Evelyn Rusli Interviews Mark Suster

In the video below, Mark talks about the funding boom, the Series A crunch, new investment trends, how Hollywood is ripe for disruption, and, most notably, his contrarian opinion on the carried interest tax issue. 

 

Ina Fried Interviews Mike Maples, Jr.

In the video below, Mike tells us the social networking wave has crested, his new investment strategy, and how the new "hypernet" is quickly emerging from the web, cellular, and WiFi.

 

Alexia Tsotsis Interviews Dave McClure

In the video below, Dave discusses the math behind 500 Startups' investment strategy, and his lack of concern over the "Series-A crunch."

 

A special thanks to All Things Digital and TechCrunch for posting these videos. 

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