Anand Shah and Alex Barrett founded Databook in 2016 with the goal of supercharging salespeople selling to enterprise clients. Shah had spent nearly 15 years at Accenture and saw a growing skills gap that could be addressed by artificial intelligence. And to get the seed capital required to start, he connected with Josh Stein from Threshold Ventures.
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We’re thrilled to have Shah and Stein on the show to talk about their longtime (and seemingly successful) relationship. We want to know how they connected, and what advice they have for founders in the SaaS space.
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We want to walk through Databook’s early pitch decks for this episode and speak to what caught Threshold and Stein’s attention. Having now raised $71 million, we’re excited to look back at the company’s early projections and goals.
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