Jerrod is the CEO of Codecov, a platform that is scaling the world's leading code coverage solution. Codecov is used by over 1 million developers.
Michael is CEO of Maple, a family tech startup looking to help families free up time and spend more quality time together.
Today's episode is with Michael Sidgmore. Michael has spent his career as a financial technology investor and operator focused on financial services.
Today my guest is Elizabeth Yin, co-founder and General Partner at Hustle Fund, a pre-seed fund for software entrepreneurs.
If immigrant-founders knew the difference it makes to speak excellent English, they would be working harder at it. You must be fluent if you want to succeed.
One should only invest in inevitable founders. A good investment is the one that needs you the least but gets to the final destination faster once we partner.
Why are you and your team the right people to solve this problem? Founder authenticity is paramount when funding a startup.
Once a week, right after a formal turndown, I get a founder asking me if I can introduce them to other investors. This is a weak and stupid ask.