#smallrooms Podcast: Jane Podbelskaya of Georgian Partners on hands-on investment

#smallrooms podcast

Rob Kenedi chats with Jane Podbelskaya, senior associate at Georgian Partners. Jane describes Georgian Partners’ thesis-driven, unique hands-on approach to later stage startup investment in such notable companies as Shopify, FreshBooks, Top Hat and Vision Critical. Jane details how Georgian does its due diligence on startups they invest in, patterns she’s seen once they get under the hood, and how the team thinks about new, hot spaces such as chat bots and conversational commerce.

Disclosure: FreshBooks and Shopify are clients of TWG, where Rob serves as Entrepreneur in Residence.

Entrepreneurs in Small Rooms Drinking Coffee, or #smallrooms, is a live show where Rob Kenedi talks candidly with tech entrepreneurs and investors about the details of starting a tech company. Get into the trenches with the people going through the process of building a technology company in real time.

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