Ask A VC: Early Twitter Investor And Spark Capital Partner Bijan Sabet On Founder Personality, Investment Syndicates And More

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Gillmor Gang Live 09.13.13 (TCTV)

In this week’s episode of Ask A VC, Spark Capital founder and general partner Bijan Sabet joined us in the studio to talk about investment syndicates and much more.

Sabet was one of the early backers of Twitter (which just filed its S-1 with the SEC for a public offering yesterday) in 2008 and served on the company’s board from 2008 to 2011. Sabet also led investments in Tumblr (acquired by Yahoo), Jelly, Stack Exchange, RunKeeper, Foursquare, Boxee (acquired by Samsung), OMGPOP (acquired by Zynga) and thePlatform (acquired by Comcast).

Sabet talked about his firm’s relationship with Union Square Ventures and investment syndicates in general and discussed founder personalities as well. Check out the video above for more!