FounderLine Episode 9 with guest Marie Ekeland


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Jul 04 2014 61 mins  

FounderLine host Joe Beninato and guest Marie Ekeland of Elaia Partners & France Digitale answer listener questions including:

  • How did you (Marie) discover Criteo and what led to you investing?
  • I am looking for a technical cofounder in Paris. Any suggestions on how to find the right person?
  • What improvements to the French startup ecosystem would you recommend? Any changes in governmental rules?
  • How can we get more women founders? What can VCs do to help increase the number of women founders?
  • What are your thoughts about the importance of an advisory board, how to pick who should be on it, and how to compensate them?

In the "Ask the Lawyer" segment, Mitch Zuklie of Orrick discusses US companies and foreign employees.