JP is an Entrepreneur & Tech Investor at Felix Capital with 10+ years of experience investing in, advising and operating companies across Europe and the USA.
He was previously at Vitruvian Partners, a global growth equity fund, where he specialised in B2B Software, Fintech and Consumer Internet businesses. He was involved in a number of high profile investments across countries, including Pindrop, Ebury, Standish and Farfetch.
During this interview we cover:
00:00 Contentfy, Your On-Demand Content Team (Sponsor)
01:02 - Intro + Announcement
02:50 - Joseph’s Background, Past Ventures Becoming and Becoming an Investor
08:33 - A Firm for the Creative Class & Focusing on the Digital Lifestyle
09:16 - Key Metrics when Looking at an Investment
12:18 - Red Flags & Deal Breakers for SaaS Businesses
14:00 - Once Invested, The Relationship with Founders Afterwards
15:05 - Advice to Upcoming Investors to Solve the Chicken & Egg Problem
17:17 - Main Reasons why to Trust Someone After the First Meeting
18:46 - 6 Core Principles that Every Start-up founder Should Have
27:12 - The SaaS Industry Going Forward from an Investor Standpoint
30:56 - How JP is Calculating Valuations for SaaS Companies