TechCrunch Dwell (previously Additional Crunch Dwell) is coming again this February, and we now have a improbable lineup to begin the brand new season. Adjustments are coming to the present, too. In 2022 search for extra pitch decks, extra pitch-offs and extra of the very best founder/investor combos.
Final yr’s season ended on a excessive word. We had Pilot’s founder clarify the way it satisfied Index Ventures to assume long-term about margins. Earlier than that, Aileen Lee and Rachel Carlson offered Guild Training’s early pitch deck. They’re out there right here, however we hope you possibly can be part of us dwell in 2022. We’re at all times in search of good questions from the viewers to ask company, and shortly startups will be capable of apply to pitch their firm.
TechCrunch Dwell helps founders construct higher venture-backed companies. We do that by bringing collectively startup founders and the traders who again them to speak about what, exactly, helped shut the deal. What metrics are the traders taking a look at? What questions did the founders reply that made the VCs need to study extra? How did the founders talk their grand imaginative and prescient and their step-by-step plan to get there?
We cowl all this — full with taking a look at these firms’ early pitch decks and extra — on TechCrunch Dwell. TechCrunch Dwell can also be house to the TCL Pitch-off, the place founders within the viewers can get on our digital stage to pitch their startup to our esteemed company and get their dwell suggestions.
As with every TechCrunch occasion, this weekly collection additionally options networking so you possibly can meet and greet different attendees.
The occasion goes down each Wednesday at midday PT/3 pm ET and is free to attend. Solely TechCrunch+ members get entry to the entire library of on-demand content material, so for those who haven’t but, join now!
And with none additional ado, here’s a take a look at the excellent company becoming a member of us on TechCrunch Dwell in February.
Kanyi Maqubela (Kindred Ventures) + Dr. Jeff Wessler (Heartbeat Well being)
February 9 – 12pm PT / 3pm ET
Dr. Jeff Wessler co-founded Heartbeat Well being in 2016 to develop higher coronary heart care. After writing the corporate’s pre-seed examine, Kenyi Maqubela joined Heartbeat Well being’s founding workforce and board of administrators in 2017. Maqubela’s agency, Kindred Ventures, reinvested in Heartbeat Well being over the following two rounds. Hear on TCL how Wessler pitched Maqubela about his formidable plan and ultimately secured funding.
Register for TechCrunch Dwell with Kindred Ventures and Heartbeat Well being
Emmalyn Shaw (Flourish Ventures) + Itai Damti (Unit)
February 16 – 12pm PT / 3pm ET
Itai Damti co-founded Unit in 2019 to assist companies combine banking companies into their shopper merchandise. In 2020, Emmalyn Shaw, as Flourish’s managing associate, invested in Unit’s Collection A spherical, and later, within the firm’s B spherical. Be part of us on TCL as we speak by Unit’s earlier days and the pitch deck that helped shut the fundraising cope with Flourish.
Register for TechCrunch Dwell with Flourish Ventures and Unit
Nina Achadjian (Index Ventures) + Akilesh Bapu (DeepScribe)
February 23 – 12pm PT / 3pm ET
Akilesh Bapu co-founded DeepScribe whereas engaged on his grasp’s program at UC Berkeley. The corporate is now 5 years previous and simply raised a $30 million spherical led by Nina Achadjian at Index Ventures. We’re excited to have the pair on TCL to speak by its newest elevate and what it took to get Index Ventures’ consideration (and cash).
Register for Index Ventures and DeepScribe