Seeing Growth in a Downturn with Eran Ben-Shushan & Gigi Levy-Weiss

Written by Gigi Levy-Weiss
Gigi is a General Partner at NFX, a seed-stage venture firm headquartered in San Francisco.

Seeing Growth in a Downturn with Eran Ben-Shushan & Gigi Levy-Weiss

 

In the face of a global pandemic and a financial meltdown, Founders are confronted with a new reality. If you are running a startup today, this will likely be one of the most challenging climates you’ll ever face.

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NFX Partner Gigi Levy-Weiss talks with Bizzabo Co-Founder & CEO Eran Ben-Shusham about their strategy during the COVID including customer acquisition, fundraising, and overall growth during the downturn. Eran shares his mindset as a company leader and how he and his team navigated the crisis to come out the other side ahead in hypergrowth mode.

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