It’s tempting as a founder to skip steps. Either because you’re eager to ship, or because you unknowingly lack visibility on key aspects of your business. Ed tells us why wiring up analytics from Day 1 is critical.
Ed Sim (Boldstart): What Do VCs Look for in PLG Founders?
BUILD with Blake Bartlett
Ed is a really great VC. He backs founders from “Day 1” long before there’s a product. Even better, Ed happens to love PLG just as much as I do. We discuss the differences in backing PLG startups at different stages.
End of Shift Podcast: ED SIM – Welcome to the Grand Illusion
BC Emergency Medicine Network
Guest Jeanne MacLeod guides us through the history, process, tips and downfalls of practicing emergency medicine simulation. Listen for some strategies to improve your next SIM! We delve into why it took emergency medicine so long to adopt SIM training, process and teamwork, why some resuscitations go awry, SIM-related anxiety, rural leadership, and available BC simulation resources. Jeanne MacLeodJeanne is the Simulation Co-Lead for the BC Emergency Medicine Network. She’s an Emergency Physician at St. Paul’s and Mt. St. Joseph’s Hospital and the North Shore Urgent Primary Care Clinic in Vancouver, BC. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia. ResourcesBC EM Network Emergency SIM CasesBC Simulation NetworkEM SIM casesReal-Time Virtual Support in BCUBC CPD Real-Time Virtual Support Education (RTVS)End of Shift HostsEric AngusEric Angus is an emergency physician and trauma team leader at Lions Gate Hospital. He is married with 15-year-old twins. His non-medical interests include origami, meditation, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing, just generally being outside, and drinking wine. He has a diploma in mountain medicine and volunteers for ski patrol and the North Shore Rescue team. He is an ATLS instructor. He dabbles in stoicism and Buddhist philosophies.Joe HaegertJoe Haegert practices emergency and trauma medicine at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, British Columbia. He is a talented teacher, engaging speaker, and devoted clinician. He lives in South Surrey with his wife Sandy and managed to raise three children without much incident. Known for his unflagging enthusiasm, Joe enjoys all aspects of the outdoors and recently has taken to turning wooden burls into all manner of bowls and tables.DisclaimerEnd of Shift podcast discussions may be graphic, and some listeners may find the language and content disturbing. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the participants and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the BC Emergency Medicine Network.
Ed Sim, Managing Partner of boldstart ventures, on Breaking Into Your First Enterprise IT Account
Insights by Angular Ventures
In this Angular Insights episode we are joined by Ed Sim, the Founder and Managing Partner of boldstart ventures.As a day one investor in companies like Snyk, Kustomer, and BigID, Ed shares tips for closing your first enterprise IT account. This includes best ways to navigate into an organization, focusing on the pain, and why "partnering with" rather than "selling to" is the strategy to deploy.
E19 - Mission-Driven Founders with Ed Sim, Boldstart Ventures
Tech Sales Insights
He is the founder of boldstart ventures, a day one partner, and a true believer in developer first and SaaS founders. boldstart is often the first investor working closely with technical founders at company formation. He is currently a board member/observer of Snyk, Kustomer, BigID, Env0, and Cycle. Notable first check investments include Superhuman, Security Scorecard, and Front. He previously co-founded Dawntreader Ventures where he led first-round investments in LivePerson (NASDAQ: LPSN), GoToMeeting (acq. By Citrix), and Greenplum (Pivotal Software). He has a BA in Economics from Harvard. Join David Nour and Randy Seidl on this episode of the #TechSalesInsights podcast with Ed Sim. Three quick points: Ed will be our guest on a livestream Q&A on Linkedin, Facebook, and YouTube - Wed, 3/3 at 2 PM ET - Join Us We turn the show notes from these podcasts into articles, so check them out on SalesCommunity.Com We have some fabulous guests coming up, such as Jennifer Haas, Andrew Ettinger, CRO at Astronomer, Craig Hinkley, CEO at White Hat Security, Mary Beth Vassallo, VP & GM of North America at NextThink, and Keegan Riley, CRO at SysDig. Stay up to date at SalesCommunity.com/Events--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/salescommunity/message
Ed Sim of Boldstart Ventures on the Next Wave of Developer First Startups
Connie & Alex parse through this week's top technology stories and then speak to Ed Sim, founder and managing partner of Boldstart Ventures, about Boldstart's "developer first" focus and strong interest in betting on technical entrepreneurs before a product has even been created.Music: 1. "Inspired" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3918-inspired)2. "Dream Catcher" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4650-dream-catcher)3. "Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance)4. "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea)5. "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3687-edm-detection-mode)
266. Velocity as a Superpower, Why Contrarians Win, The Role of a Board Member, and Why Some Challenge When they Should Chill (Ed Sim)
The Full Ratchet: VC | Venture Capital | Angel Investors | Startup Investing | Fundraising | Crowdfunding | Pitch | Private Equity | Business Loans
Ed Sim of boldstart ventures joins Nick to discuss: Velocity as a Superpower, Why Contrarians Win, The Role of a Board Member, and Why Some Challenge When they Should Chill Walk us through your background and path to VC What’s the thesis at boldstart ventures? What was it like starting Boldstart in NYC in 2010? Tell us a bit about the thesis at investment and how things evolved over the years until the ultimate exit? What's your preference... Niche and narrow problems or big and expansive opportunities? What is your mental model for investing in enterprise founders with ideas? category creation Why only technical founders? Will this enterprise bull market sustain? You've talked about being involved and sitting on boards from "whiteboard to scale" ?... how do you manage ever-increasing board responsibilities with other demands of the job? Where are VCs most lacking when it comes to the value that early-stage founders require? Do you think there's too much money in venture? How do you win in a seed with so many seed funds?
#219 Ed Sim- Courage, Conviction and Venture Capital with Boldstart Ventures Founder
What Got You There with Sean DeLaney
Ed Sim is the founder of Boldstart Ventures, a first check investor for bold founders reinventing the enterprise! Ed loves to work with engineering driven founders with a laser sharp focus on product. On this episode Ed goes over his investing principles, where he developed his tenacious drive and what he sees in the most successful entrepreneurs. This is a masterclass you won’t want to miss from a 23 year veteran in the venture capital space! Episode Notes Checkout my Newsletter Connect with us! Whatgotyouthere “Uncover your talents. Discover your dream job. Thrive in YOUR culture.” Sign up for Culture Finders today at www.CultureFinders.com MCTco Collagen Protein Bars www.mctco.com 20% off with code “WGYT” https://drinksupercoffee.com/
Investing in enterprise software has become a competitive business. Lots of venture capital firms compete for the good deals at every stage. This level of competition has driven more capital into the early stages. Ed Sim is a partner with Boldstart, an early stage enterprise investment firm. He joins the show to talk about modern enterprise investment strategy and his own varied personal experiences in working at funds.
Investing in enterprise software has become a competitive business. Lots of venture capital firms compete for the good deals at every stage. This level of competition has driven more capital into the early stages. Ed Sim is a partner with Boldstart, an early stage enterprise investment firm. He joins the show to talk about modern enterprise investment strategy and his own varied personal experiences in working at funds. Sponsorship inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org The post Enterprise Investing with Ed Sim appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.