Published On: Thu, Sep 10th, 2020

At Disrupt, YC’s Anu Hariharan, Initialized’s Garry Tan, and GGV’s Hans Tung will tell we how to lift income in a dumpster fire

As this pandemically impolite year draws to a close, there’s one thing that’s certain. Everything has altered — during slightest a small bit.

The U.S. is still grappling with a pathogen that it has nonetheless to control and a vaccine, once it’s detected and proven to be effective will take months to be distributed via a population. That means a virtual, socially distanced existence that has turn a new normal will sojourn that approach for during slightest a small bit longer.

But what does that meant for startup entrepreneurs who traditionally indispensable to bruise a pavement, shake hands, pass out decks and run a gauntlet of Sand Hill Road or South Park to get financing for their new companies?

Well, if you’re entrance to Disrupt 2020 this Sep 14-18 (and we should) you’ll hear some fundraising tips and tricks from Y Combinator’s Anu Hariharan, Initialized’s Garry Tan, and GGV’s Hans Tung on how to lift income during these engaging and nerve-wracking times.

The recommendation is entrance from some of a best investors in a industry.

Hariharan many recently worked during Andreessen Horowitz before fasten a Y Combinator investment group as a ubiquitous partner in a Continuity Fund, where she led investments in Boom, Brex, Convoy, Gusto, and Instacart .

And Garry Tan, who co-founded Initialized Capital with Alexis Ohanian in 2013, has corroborated early theatre companies like Coinbase, Flexport, Instacart and Cruise. Before Initialized, Tan was a partner during Y Combinator where he suggested and invested in over 1,000 companies. In a prior life, Tan co-founded a YC-backed association Posterous, that was acquired by Twitter, and was an early operative during Palantir — even conceptualizing a company’s logo.

Rounding out a quarrel is Hans Tung . He’s now sitting during series 10 on a Forbes Midas list, is ranked as one of a tip try capitalists by The New York Times and CB Insights, and has a decades-long career investing in record companies on during slightest 3 continents. At GGV Hans has invested in 16 unicorns including: Affirm, Airbnb, Bytedance, Coinbase, Lime, Meili, OfferUp, Peloton, Poshmark, Slack, SmartMi, StockX, Udaan, Wish, Xiaohongshu, and Xiaomi .

These folks can navigate a choppiest of investment waters and positively have thoughts on how to entrance collateral that can lard a dumpster glow of these terrible mercantile times.

Disrupt 2020 runs from Sep 14 by Sep 18 and will be 100% practical this year. Get your front quarrel chair to see this event live with a Disrupt Digital Pro Pass or a Digital Startup Alley Exhibitor Package. We’re vehement to see we there.

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