Jamin Ball, Redpoint Ventures
1. Productivity tools, remote collaboration and cloud security are three areas seeing momentum due to the move to remote during the pandemic.
2. Net revenue retention and GM adjusted CAC Payback are two metrics he watches to see if a company has what it takes to succeed in public markets.
3. Don’t underestimate the value of the day to day relationships and time spent with founders. Treat people with respect, and recognize that their feedback will impact your reputation.