For this week’s Ask A VC episode, we sat down with Foundation Capital’s newest partner Anamitra Banerji, who was just promoted from entrepreneur in residence to investment partner at the firm.
We chatted about Banerji’s decision to become a VC vs. founding a startup, and how being an entrepreneur in residence helped him come to that decision. And as the first product manager at Twitter and the company’s lead on advertising products, Banerji had some insights into how and why Twitter’s ad revenue is growing fast.
Check out the video above for more!
Anamitra Banerji joined Foundation Capital in February as an EIR. Anamitra comes to Foundation with 8 years of product management experience in advertising and social media at Twitter, Overture and Yahoo. Prior to product roles, Anamitra worked as a software engineer in the enterprise space for 4 years. He also co-founded an internet-healthcare company during the ‘98-‘00 boom-bust. Anamitra joined Twitter in March 2009 as its first product manager and employee number 30. He helped start the company’s advertising platform...