This is the first session of our "Guided Q&A with Venture Capital Partners" series. The session will be In Conversation with Gerald Parloiu, Partner at Global Founders Capital. The Q&A will be geared towards early startup creation and what it take to convince first investors.
About Gerlald Parloiu:
He is a Partner at Global Founders Capital. Within GFC, he is a pre-seed/seed investor focused on opportunities in the UK and Europe. Prior to joining GFC, he was a Consultant at Bain & Company in New York. He is a board member in the following companies:
Airmeet – host immersive online events & build real connections, online
Calipsa – filter out 90% of your false alarms
GoDutch – re-imagining group payments
Humanloop – train and deploy NLP models in hours, not weeks
Leantech – the fintech platform for the Middle East
Mamopay – everyday payments simplified
PetsApp – telemedicine & more for your pet
TheIntro – no chat, no faff, just dates
Unitary – content moderation at scale
Uncapped – helping founders raise capital without giving up equity
Shleep – improving employee performance through better sleep
Global Founders Capital is Rocket Internet's VC arm, and is a billion dollar sector agnostic venture fund investing in companies across all stages from seed to growth capital. It has a presence across Europe, US, Latin America, Middle East, and Asia. GFC has made over 400 investments to date and backed companies including Facebook, Zalando, LinkedIn, Delivery Hero and Slack to name a few.
30-40 minute Guided Q&A
30 minute audience Q&A
Networking at the end
We look forward to seeing you all at the event!