[Webinar] Meet the VC: Jacob Mullins of Shasta Ventures
October 15, 2020
Meet the VC is a monthly panel event hosted by Escalon and its partners. This month, we had an engaging discussion with Jacob Mullins of Shasta Ventures on the current investment climate, mental health for founders, minority founders and more with our partners Avison Young, First Republic Bank, Lighter Capital, Trinet and Wilson Sonsini.
For nearly 15 years Shasta Ventures has helped well over thirty enterprise SaaS companies go public or get acquired. After years of working with and learning from the most-successful founders and companies, we know how to find the next great company and help elevate that business into a whole lot more.
Watch the replay of the event above, or here.
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