CMO Confidential: Episode 8 Paul Madera – What do Venture Capitalists Really Think About Marketing

A CMO Confidential interview with Paul Madera, the founder of Meritech Capital and former investment banker. Paul is a different guest for this show having founded a very successful firm which has backed some serious winners including Facebook, Salesforce, Roblox and Snowflake. He shares his perspective on venture capital and how it differs from Private Equity. He also discusses how VC’s see marketing, why marketing is often less material to the investment thesis, and why he thinks most marketers should start their careers outside of the VC world.

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