Building Ballistic Ventures with Jake Seid

Today’s guest we have Jake Seid, Co-Founder & General Partner of Ballistic Ventures an early stage cybersecurity and security-related venture fund.

This isn’t Jake’s first rodeo, having been Managing Director at Lightspeed and Founder and Managing Director at Stone Bridge Ventures. Ballistics debut fund was $300m and they recently celebrated their first exit with Talon Cybersecurity.

In this episode, we cover:

  • Jakes journey from Product to VC 
  • The Cybersecurity TAM and Ballistics investment thesis and why companies fundraise with them.
  • What Jake looks for when making his investments
  • The difference with Cyber specific vs generalist funds
  • His advice for early stage Cybersecurity founders looking to fundraise and scale and much more.

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