Igor Sill

Advice for startup entrepreneurs


The author, Igor Sill, worked directly with Larry Ellison, Marc Benioff, Jeff Walker, Tom Siebel, Bernard Liautaud, Umang Gupta, Evan Goldberg, Marten Mickos (MySQL), Steve Jobs (NeXT/Apple) Samir Arora (NetObjects/IBM) during their start-ups early formation period. He is the founder of SF-based Geneva Venture Partners (seed investor in Salesforce, Siebel Systems, Threatmetrix, Weblogic, Morta Security, Jaspersoft, Zantaz/Autonomy/HP, PolarisWireless, Foghorn Therapeutics, VantIQ, Vicarious and focuses on AI, IoT, Digital Twin, CyberSecurity and Enterprise software startups. University of Oxford, MBA, Harvard Business School, Venture Capital certification, Stanford Law School, Board of Directors College alumni. He now consults at Geneva Venture Partners, a Silicon Valley recruitment, investment and M&A venture advisory firm, utilizing some of the same performance metrics and growth processes used by Oracle and Salesforce for its investments in technology startups. (genevavp.com)

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