Ask An Angel With Zach Coelius: Practical Advice For Founders And Investors In A Downturn : E1512
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0:00 Jason intro’s today’s Ask an Angel episode with Zach Coelius
1:32 Ask an Angel with Zach Coelius
4:40 Zach’s thoughts on remote work
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14:37 Managing a company post-COVID
17:00 Who shines in the remote work era?
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22:10 The downturn: will people cancel or review their SaaS bills?
26:09 How many of Zach’s founders have prepped for the downturn?
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32:02 Don’t try to invest in pre-product market fit companies when you’re first starting out (unless you know the founder’s awesome)
41:22 Q&A: How do you think about competition in the same market in the early stages?
46:43 What are the top buzzwords you’re staying away from as investors right now?
59:00 Would you invest in SF?
1:04:00 How much dilution after seed rounds turns into a red flag?
1:06:14 Should the equity grant occur during financings or the board meeting?
1:09:15 What does Zach focus on in terms of diligence?
1:19:30 As a founder, when should you provide pro rata to angels and when not?
1:25:10 Have you ever advised a founder to leave the CEO role?
1:32:29 How long do you think the down market is going to be and what’s your strategy?
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