Joyce interviews serial startup founder and Nextbite President Paul Allen, who started seven companies, four of which had liquidity events. He shares what he’s learned about resilience from all points in the startup lifecycle as an entrepreneur, mentor, and early angel investor.
Paul Allen has been a founder or cofounder of seven companies, four of which have had liquidity events. He’s also been an advisor or mentor at eight organizations. At Paul’s current startup Nextbite, there have been seven funding rounds totaling over $150 million dollars, including a series C round raised in October 2020 from the SoftBank vision fund. He started an early angel investment community in 1999, well before angel investing became popular.