The following is adapted from "Founder vs Investor: The Honest Truth About Venture Capital from Startup to IPO" by Elizabeth Zalman and Jerry Neumann. Copyright © 2023 by Gerard Neumann and Elizabeth Joy Zalman. Used by...
Jerry Neumann and Elizabeth Zalman
Elizabeth Zalman is an infrastructure and information security expert. She is a two-time founder and CEO of venture-backed companies. Elizabeth has raised more than $100 million in venture capital from the most renowned investors in the world. She is a frequent speaker and guest at industry events and tech podcasts, in addition to being an investor and advisor herself. Jerry Neumann is a 25-year veteran of venture capital. He has invested in some of the most successful venture-funded companies of the past three decades, including Datadog and Trade Desk, and has worked alongside dozens of entrepreneurs as investor, board member, and advisor. Jerry also teaches entrepreneurship at Columbia University.