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Video: Leena Rao Interviews David Sacks at the 12th #FounderShowcase

Posted by Amity Sims on 2012-12-14

In this exclusive clip from the 12th Founder Showcase, David Sacks, Founder & CEO of Yammer, is interviewed by Leena Rao of TechCrunch. In their interview, David weighs in on fundraising, strategizing, and how he helped build two of Silicon Valley’s most notable companies.

As one of the most successful CEOs in Silicon Valley, David explains how he created one of the most innovative social networks since Facebook, and helped take Paypal from startup to IPO. His motivating talk wowed an audience of over 600 entrepreneurs, investors, and press, and left us eager to hear what he will be up to next.

To hear more from influencers like David, join us for the 13th Founder Showcase on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 in Mountain View, CA. Guests will be treated to an entertaining pitch competition featuring 8 promising seed-stage companies, as well as talks from several top Silicon Valley CEOs. Reduced price tickets are available for a limited time.

We are also currently accepting applications to pitch on stage - if your company is no more than 2 years old and has less than $250k in funding, you are eligible to compete in our pitch competition. If you would like to participate click here to apply now.

 

                         

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