Entrepreneurship | episode 482

Index Ventures Partner Shardul Shah

Shardul Shah is a Partner at Index Ventures, a global venture capital firm with dual headquarters in London and San Francisco. Founded in Europe in 1996, Index Ventures invests in startups across seed, venture, and growth stages. Shardul joined Index Ventures in 2008, and is focused on investing in security, data, and business application-focused companies. He was previously an Associate at Summit Partners. September 03, 2020

482: Index Ventures Partner Shardul Shah discusses

  • Shardul’s thoughts on how COVID-19 has accelerated a tech-enabled shift to an employee-focused culture rather than customer-focused culture
  • How a younger workforce deals with unprecedented economic shock
  • How investment decisions and collaboration have been impacted by virtual communication 
  • How his investment philosophy is tied to empathy and community
  • The story of the least successful investment he’s ever made

Among a variety of other topics.


This episode is sponsored by Zoho.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

From strategy to implementation

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