Highlights from Our Online Event with W. Benson Metcalf

“Unlocking Rapid Business Growth: Lessons from Venture Capitalist W. Benson Metcalf”

On July 10th, we hosted an enlightening online event featuring W. Benson Metcalf, the Managing Partner and CEO of 2.0 Ventures. This was an extraordinary opportunity for our audience to delve into the world of venture capital and learn about rapid business growth from one of the leading figures in the industry. 

Moderated expertly by our community coordinator, Ilinca Crudu, the event was packed with vital insights from Mr. Metcalf. A former Bain consultant, Metcalf is known for his unique ‘2.0’ approach to venture capital, which has successfully propelled numerous SaaS and e-commerce businesses to new heights.

One of the highlights of the event was the participation of several promising startups from Moldova, including unde.io, Renter, Selftalk, and Redu. These teams exchanged insights and communicated directly with Mr. Metcalf, gaining invaluable lessons to apply to their own ventures. 

Mr. Metcalf offered his perspective on a range of topics, including:

1. The Importance of Agile Strategy: Highlighting the necessity for businesses to be adaptable and forward-thinking, Mr. Metcalf stressed the impact of market shifts on a company’s growth trajectory.

2. Customer-centric Approach: According to Mr. Metcalf, understanding customer needs and incorporating their feedback into products and services is crucial to creating a successful business.

3. Investment in Innovation: Encouraging a culture of innovation within a company is key, as per Mr. Metcalf. Research and development can lead to disruptive solutions that can propel a business into market leadership.

The event concluded with a Q&A session that allowed attendees to gain further insights and ask pertinent questions. This interactive segment fostered a sense of active learning and exchange of knowledge within the community. 

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to W. Benson Metcalf for his time and wisdom, Ilinca Crudu for her flawless moderation, and the participating startups for their enthusiasm and insightful questions. 

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Startups attending list

viarliveViar.live allows any 360 ̊ enthusiasts and business owners to create and share amazing VR experiences with ease
respiroMarket place for psychological support
easyplanSAAS solution for dental clinics
bloomcodingBloomcoding is reinventing online coding education for children, by teaching kids how to code through Virtual and Augmented Reality experiences.
enabldEmpowering Communication Service Providers to offer smart and cost-effective business communications services
xorXOR builds modern communication software for recruiting and HR to hire and retain talent more efficiently.
faguraP2P credit platform
donkeyDonkey.io makes code deployments simple and fun, regardless of the location you are delivering your software solution to.
metafarmA WEB 3.0 platform where for tokenizing real assets in agriculture using Blockchain, NFT and Metaverse technologies.
selftalkSelftalk is a behavioural health app that helps tech employees deal with anxiety, stress, depression, and negative inner conversation.
delyA set of white label delivery solutions that features the whole package of software required to set up and run your own delivery business
undeA platform for event pages management with tools for events promotion, tickets sale and community building
brizyBrizy is a multiplatform website builder that anyone can use.
sonr_musicSONR Music is a compact disc-shaped 100% waterproof audio player.
boldA platform that brings together specialists from the NEW MEDIA ART area for promoting and re-imagining new products.
langlyA non-standard platform for learning English based on the Oxford English course.
stilioStilio is web platform and booking app designed for Beauty industry, an online digital solution for making online appointments to beauty salons and specialists.
watznowWatznow offers a quick way to share videos with people around you or anywhere in the world with an interactive map.
fastbossFastBoss is Integrated mobile-first CRM-like tools with embedded Virtual Assistant for salesmen and business owners
enamplyAI-assisted productivity management platform that reduces bias in performance improvement and creates a habit of feedback.
influenceInfluence.md is a platform that connects brands with digital storytellers, influencers, and content creators in order to personalize their brand story.
aml_cryptoBlockchain Analytics & Crypto Investigation.
baby_medBaby Medy inspire hope and contribute to the health and well-being of parents and their kids by providing the best care through medicine and modern technology.
doctor_chatDoctorchat is an online clinic platform.
renterRenter is a long term electric bicycle rental service for couriers
my_idMyID provides identification and validation process tools for businesses
music24Platform for music artists where they can sell their songs and merchandise, directly communicating with their fans
clickschoolClick School provides online training and career guidance services in the IT field that the beneficiary pays upon employment.
kicklyA platform for sports organizations to create graphic content in minutes
toutoringOnline tutoring for students
startupProvide a set of products and services that allow the creation of applications and websites without code.
consulterFind the right expert advice for your business with Consulter - the marketplace for top-notch consultants across industries.
inst_expertInstant online help from reliable therapists
sahInteractive online chess courses for children
swiftSaasS solution to connect with customers who leave their contacts online
greenoGreenoSoil is a ClimateTech and AgTech company building the first and the largest global geospatial data marketplace in agriculture
iAsigiAsig is a property and casualty insurance agency powered by technology.
indexIndex is a global network of vetted, world-class software developers, that helps enterprises to find and hire top-caliber engineering talent.
planablePlanable is a content review and marketing collaboration platform used by over 5,000 teams.
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