The world of enterprise software program and cybersecurity has taken a number of physique blows since COVID-19 demolished the in-person workplace, flinging workers internationally and forcing firms to adapt to an all-remote productiveness mannequin. The shift has required firms to rethink not solely collaboration software program, but in addition the infrastructure that powers it and one of the simplest ways to guard belongings as soon as their safety perimeters have been destroyed.
The pandemic has additionally dramatically elevated the utilization of digital providers, forcing cloud suppliers to maintain up with crushing calls for for efficiency and reliability.
Briefly — it’s by no means been a greater time to be an enterprise investor (or, probably, a founder).
So I’m excited to announce our subsequent visitor in our Extra Crunch Live interview series: Asheem Chandna from Greylock, one of many prime enterprise traders of the previous twenty years who has labored with a number of vital founding groups from whiteboard to IPO. We’re scheduled for Thursday, November 5 at midday PST/3 p.m. EST/8 p.m. GMT (verify that daylight financial savings time math!)
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For practically twenty years, Asheem Chandna has invested in enterprise and safety startups at Greylock, with huge funding wins in Palo Alto Networks, AppDynamics and Sumo Logic. As of late, he continues to put money into cybersecurity with firms like Awake Safety and Irregular Safety, information platforms like Rubrik and Delphix, and the stealthy search engine firm Neeva. As a number one early-stage investor and mentor within the area, he’s seen a mess of firms transition from inception to product-market match to IPO.
We’ll speak about what all of the turbulence in enterprise means for the way forward for startups within the area, how cybersecurity is evolving given the brand new risk panorama and likewise talk about a bit about how the general public markets and their aggressive multiples for Silicon Valley enterprise startups is altering the technique of enterprise capitalists. Plus, we’ll speak about firm constructing, creating founders as leaders and extra.
Be a part of us subsequent week with Asheem on Thursday, November 5 at midday PST/3 p.m. EST/8 p.m. GMT. Login particulars and calendar invite are beneath.