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For venture capitalists at Collision, the big question is: ‘What’s left to disrupt?’

“Some of the coolest companies are ones where the technology is not rocket science, it’s really well understood in one technology industry, and then you sort of borrow it and you marry it with a market that’s just never seen anything like it before,”

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Defy Partners names former Eventbrite exec as partner

“As a former founder, operator, and executive from startup creation through IPO, I deeply understand and appreciate all of the ups and downs along the entrepreneurial journey,” Rothenberg wrote on Defy’s website.

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Early-stage VC Defy adds Brian Rothenberg as partner

Early-stage investor Defy Partners, which recently raised $262 million for its second fund, has tapped former Eventbrite exec Brian Rothenberg as a partner. He joins Co-Founders and Managing Directors Neil Sequeira and Trae Vassallo, who launched the firm in late 2017.

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Early-stage investment firm Defy hires Eventbrite exec Brian Rothenberg as companion

“I’ve talked to almost each and each firm in the valley and thru that, I got to perceive what changed into in actuality critical to me,” Rothenberg said. “Defy has adequate capital to construct focused and meaningful investments but now not so important capital they in actuality feel they want to shove cash into offers.”

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Early-stage investment firm Defy hires Eventbrite exec Brian Rothenberg as partner

“Having been a founder myself, at the Series A is when you start to see the growth levers emerging,” he said. “But what a Series A was 10 years ago is not what it looks like today. I’ve seen a lot of companies that are overfunded at the Series A, which on the surface seems…

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