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104. 500 Startups partner, Arjun Arora, shares what investment firms look for when investing in companies.

Arjun is a Partner at 500 Startups, the most active early stage technology investor in the world... Arjun was a Co-Founder of Immediately. Immediately was a mobile platform for modern sales professionals. Prior to Immediately, Arjun was the founding CEO of ReTargeter and bootstrapped the company to be in the top 100 of Inc's Fastest Growing Companies list in 2013. He is a recognized expert in display advertising and startup ecosystems and has been interviewed on Bloomberg TV, been quoted in the WSJ, and been mentioned in Forbes; not to mention, he has been recognized at the White House, at the UN and at the Global Summit for Entrepreneurship…

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Arjun is a Partner at 500 Startups, the most active early stage technology investor in the world... Arjun was a Co-Founder of Immediately. Immediately was a mobile platform for modern sales professionals. Prior to Immediately, Arjun was the founding CEO of ReTargeter and bootstrapped the company to be in the top 100 of Inc's Fastest Growing Companies list in 2013. He is a recognized expert in display advertising and startup ecosystems and has been interviewed on Bloomberg TV, been quoted in the WSJ, and been mentioned in Forbes; not to mention, he has been recognized at the White House, at the UN and at the Global Summit for Entrepreneurship…

Lightbulb Moment:

I am passionate about challenging myself by putting the right people around the table. Having the right people working with the right systems are the two main ingredients of every successful business.

Success Hack:

Do a co-hort analysis to find out who your highest dollar customers are, and then focus intently on serving them well

Randomness Round:

Best advice you have ever received? Keep focus on personal growth.

Website:

www.500.co

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