[Webinar] Meet The VC: Michael Cardamone of Forum Ventures

April 13, 2022

Michael Cardamone

Forum Ventures

Meet the VC is a monthly panel event hosted by Early Growth and its partners. This month, we had an engaging discussion with Michael Cardamone of Forum Ventures to discuss fundraising, investment thesis, the current investment climate and more. with our partners Trinet and Cooley.

About Michael Cardamone

Michael Cardamone was one of the first 30 employees at Box in a BD role and then led partnerships at AcademixDirect. After 6 years in operating roles, he launched Forum Ventures in San Francisco, a B2B SaaS focused accelerator and fund now with locations in San Francisco, NYC & Toronto. In addition to Forum Ventures, he is an angel investor a dozen companies, including in the seed round of Flexport.

About Forum Ventures

Forum Ventures is the leading early-stage fund, program and community for B2B SaaS startups based in New York, San Francisco, and Toronto. Founded in 2014, we’re on a mission to make the B2B SaaS journey easier, more accessible and successful for early-stage founders, through pre-seed and seed-stage funding, high touch programming, corporate perks and introductions, and an active SaaS community. With over 230 portfolio companies globally, Forum founders have gone on to raise from funds like Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, Uncork Capital, 8VC, Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, Canaan, Bowery Capital, Susa Ventures, SV Angel, and more.

Watch the replay of the event above, or here.

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