Emmanuel Schalit is the founder and CEO of Dashlane.
Emmanuel Schalit is the Founder & CEO @ Dashlane, the company that provides your all-in-one internet shortcut for passwords, payments and personal info. To date, Emmanuel has raised over $192m in funding for Dashlane from some of the best in the business including Jim Goetz @ Sequoia Capital, Rick @ Firstmark, Alex @ Bessemer and Habib @ Rho, just to name a few. As for Emmanuel, prior to founding Dashlane, he was the CEO @ CBS Outdoor in France and before that COO @ La Martiniere Group. In Today’s Episode You Will Learn: 1.) How Emmanuel made his way from CEO of 5,000+ people companies to founding Dashlane and changing the world of passwords and identification? How does Emmanuel asses his own risk profile moving from CEO of a large company to starting Dashlane? 2.) Is Emmanuel concerned by the excess capital available today? Why does Emmanuel believe that raising a mega-round makes your life as a founder harder, not easier? What specifically becomes harder? How does Emmanuel advise founders when it comes to burn and capital efficiency? How does Emmanuel think about when is the right time to pour fuel on the fire?  3.) Where does Emmanuel think that VCs do tangibly add real value? Where does Emmanuel believe that despite what some think, VCs do not add value in certain areas? What have been Emmanuel's biggest lessons of operating and managing a VC board? What does he advise founders starting out on this learning curve? 4.) What does Emmanuel believe are the core challenges of scale? What breaks at what specific points? How has Emmanuel seen himself scale in his role as CEO? What have been the most challenging element to scale into? How did Emmanuel get through them and what does he do to mitigate them now? Items Mentioned In Today’s Show: Emmanuel’s Fave Book: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind As always you can follow Harry, The Twenty Minute VC and Emmanuel on Twitter here!
Passwords! Password protection, management, social hacking, and protecting digital assets. Funny as Tech co-hosts David Ryan Polgar (tech ethicist) and Joe Leonardo (comedian) talk with Emmanuel Schalit, CEO of the password management company Dashlane. We chat about what happens to your password-protected digital assets when you die, taking the human out of the loop, breaking passwords through brute force, and dumb security questions. Emmanuel is the CEO of Dashlane, which creates a safe, simple way to store and fill passwords and personal information. He has over 20 years of management experience across the technology and media sectors. https://www.dashlane.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/eschalit Funny as Tech tackles the thorniest issues in tech with the help of experts. Each week, tech ethicist David Ryan Polgar and comedian Joe Leonardo invite a guest to take a deep dive into a complex tech issue that is tripping up society. The show has dealt with AR, VR, AI, IoT, diversity in tech, tech addiction, media literacy, future of work, and much more. Previous guests have included CNN's Laurie Segall, Baratunde Thurston, Nir Eyal, Manoush Zomorodi, Douglas Rushkoff, Joe Lubin, Tracy Chou, Bridget Carey, and Chuck Nice. Funny as Tech also performs on the road with conferences and special events. Have a question? Info@FunnyAsTech.com FUNNY AS TECH FunnyAsTech.com Twitter: twitter.com/FunnyAsTech Instagram: www.instagram.com/FunnyAsTech/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/FunnyAsTech/ Soundcloud: @user-328735920 Signup to our monthly mailing list: eepurl.com/dgokyz twitter.com/TechEthicist twitter.com/ImJoeLeonardo www.instagram.com/techethicist/ www.instagram.com/imjoeleonardo/ NEW EPISODES EVERY MONDAY
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New York, New York, United States of America
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