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Fund/Build/Scale (Live!) A podcast for early-stage AI founders + investors

January 31 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Join host Walter Thompson (TechCrunch, Hoodline, San Francisco Magazine) for a live recording of “Fund/Build/Scale,” a podcast series that will offer listeners a holistic look into the world of AI startups.

Episode 1:Interview: “Building trust with inception investors,” Navin Chaddha, Managing Partner, Mayfield

Episode 2:Panel: “How to create responsible AI startups from Day 1”, guests TBD

What is “Fund/Build/Scale” about?Across 10 episodes, early-stage AI founders, investors, academics, policy experts, enterprise software buyers and others will talk about addressing technical challenges, building teams, breaking into corporate sales and other core issues AI startups grapple with.

Each episode will uncover a trove of tactics and strategies as guests discuss fundraising, product development, governance, policy/regulation, going to market and other essential topics.

Listeners will get an insider’s perspective on what it takes to build an ethically responsible company in one of tech’s most competitive and rapidly evolving sectors.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join an ongoing conversation about the intersection of AI innovation and investment.

“Fund/Build/Scale” is sponsored by Mayfield, the early-stage venture capital firm that takes a people-first approach to helping founders build iconic companies, and Securiti, pioneer of the Data Command Center, a centralized platform that enables the safe use of data and GenAI.

Photo: “How to stretch your venture dollars” by E. Simonson The Photo Group (CC by 2.0 Deed), cropped from original

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