TechCrunch Live there’s a bunch of exciting episodes scheduled for April. Speakers come from a variety of backgrounds, backgrounds and locations. As always, each episode features an entrepreneur presenting their early offering along with the investor who funded the company. We want to know how founders engage VCs, what makes their partnerships work, and how other founders can improve their storytelling and pitch.
TechCrunch Live helps founders build better venture-backed businesses. We do this by bringing together startup founders and their backers to talk about what, exactly, helped close the deal. What indicators are investors looking at? What questions did the founders answer that made VCs want to learn more? How did the founders communicate their grand vision, and what is the step-by-step plan to achieve it?
TechCrunch Live is also hosting the TCL Pitch-off, where founders in the audience can take to our virtual stage to showcase their startups to our valued guests and get feedback. their direct.
As with any TechCrunch event, this weekly series also features networking so you can meet and greet other attendees.
The event takes place every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. PT / 2:30 p.m. ET, and you can attend for free. Networking and pitches begin at 11:30 a.m. PT, followed by an interview at 12 p.m. PT and a live pitch response session at 12:30 p.m. PT Pacific time. Only TechCrunch+ members have access to the full library of on-demand content, so if you haven’t already, Register now!
And without further ado, here’s a look at the featured guests joining us on TechCrunch Live in April.
Anish Acharya (a16z) + Alex Bouaziz (Deel)
April 20 – 11:30 a.m. PT / 2:30 p.m. ET
Alex Bouaziz co-founded Deel after experiencing major setbacks in hiring employees to work remotely for another venture. Since its founding in 2018, the company has raised $629 million. We hope you’ll tune in to the April 20 episode of TechCrunch Live to hear from Alex and Anish Acharya, general partners at a16z and lead investor on Deel’s Series A. We’re excited to hear how Deel has raised the bar on his own. up a16z and what lessons Bouaziz and Acharya have learned along the way. Presented by JP Morgan.
Mathilde Collin (Front) + Frederic Kerrest (Okta)
April 27 – 11:30 a.m. PT / 2:30 p.m. ET
Mathilde Collin, Co-founder and CEO of Front, raised capital from a handful of traditional VCs including Okta’s COO and co-founder, Frederic Kerrest. Join TechCrunch Live on April 27 to hear Collin’s unique fundraising strategy and how early-stage startups can raise funds outside of traditional investors. Kerrest, who rose to fame as a podcaster, led Front’s Series C and has a book coming out with the same title as his awesome podcast: Zero to IPO.