SaaStr 343: Point Nine Capital Managing Partner, Christoph Janz, On Fundraising During a Pandemic
On today's episode, Christoph shares his five tips for fundraising during a pandemic.
- Have a clear COVID-19 assessment
- Start with an extra-long "long list"
- Disqualify ruthlessly
- Have a killer deck
- Build trust remotely
Christoph has invested in more than 20 SaaS startups and lives and breathes SaaS, everything from “A as in AI-enhanced B2B software” to “Z as in Zendesk”. Christoph co-founded Point Nine Capital in 2011.
Before that, he co-founded two Internet startups (DealPilot.com in 1997 and Pageflakes in 2005). In 2008 he became an angel investor and discovered Zendesk, Clio, FreeAgent – and his love for SaaS.