Lessons from Raising $90m in Venture Capital

Former Global Head of Pricing and Strategic Initiatives at Uber

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  • How to manage the relationship with a VC investor
  • The importance of understanding the incentives and expectations of VCs
  • Balancing between raising too much versus too little
  • What to look for in a VC investor as a founder
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Kapil Agrawal

Former Global Head of Pricing and Strategic Initiatives at Uber

Kapil joined Uber as the Global Head of Pricing & Strategic Initiatives in 2015 when the business was rapidly growing across developed but also emerging markets. He was responsible for formalising pricing structures across both UberX, UberPOOL and UberEats globally. Kapil left Uber after two years and joined Poshmark, the fast growing social commerce marketplace, as VP of Finance and Corporate Development where he has helped quadruple revenue at the business. Kapil has led $90m of capital raising for growth equity companies and has deep experience scaling marketplace businesses. Read more

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Lessons from Raising $90m in Venture Capital(February 12, 2020)

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