36. Rishi Garg (Mayfield) - Consumer Distrust, Curated Experiences, and What’s Next For Social Media
Rishi Garg ( https://www.mayfield.com/team-member/rishi-garg/ ) is a partner at Mayfield ( https://www.mayfield.com/ ). Mayfield global venture capital firm with a people-first philosophy of investing. Mayfield invests primarily in early-stage technology companies in the enterprise and consumer sectors. Some of Rishi’s investments include Grove Collaborative, Oliver Space and Projector.
Rishi backs consumer focused entrepreneurs and has been a longtime executive and entrepreneur at some of the world’s most innovative companies. He’s held senior positions at Twitter, Square, Google, MTV, co-founded FanSnap,a leading venture-backed live event ticket search company acquired by Nextag, Inc. It was great speaking with Rishi about the future of social, consumer distrust in legacy brands, and curation. It was a really fascinating conversation, so without further ado here is Rishi.
Thank you Gautam Gupta ( https://theconsumervc.com/2020/02/13/gautam-gupta/ ) for the introduction!