Minnie Ingersoll is the cofounder of Shift which is an online marketplace for buying and selling used cars. The compány has raised $300 million from investors such as Highland Capital Partners, Great Oaks Venture Capital, and DCM Ventures to name a few. She is now a partner at the early stage VC TenOneTen and also hosts the LA Venture podcast.
Moving the needle on founder failure, one conversation at a time. Welcome to Startup 2.0 from Spark xyz Meet Minnie Ingersoll. Minnie is a long-time Silicon Valley product leader and operations executive with experience building and scaling impact through elegant technical solutions and great teams. She recently moved back to LA after 20+ years in the Bay Area and is excited to be a part of the growing tech ecosystem of Southern California. Minnie started her career as an early product manager at Google where she co-founded the Access team; a cross-functional product, policy, and engineering team that spun off Google Fiber. After 11+ years, she left Google to begin her own entrepreneurial journey as the co-founder and COO of Shift, an online marketplace for used cars. Minnie learned a lot of lessons hiring hundreds of employees and scaling a $100M+ business. In her spare time, she hosts the LA Venture podcast, volunteers for local government, surfs baby waves, and raises baby people. Join us each week as we give you access to the top Venture Capitalists and investors in the country, while taking deep dives with highly successful entrepreneurs that will help you think through some of the most difficult challenges startups face. Big thank you to our sponsor Brex without whom we wouldn't be able to do this show. As a special offering anyone that joins the Sparkxyz community will receive all waived card fees in perpetuity. Card fees are typically $60/card/yr. https://brex.com/sparkxyz/
Minnie Ingersoll, Partner at TenOneTen Ventures and host of the LA Venture Podcast, talks about her time working at Google, how to raise your first round of funding, and the importance of emotional resilience when laying people off. Watch the videohttp://bit.ly/demoday_16_pcCheck out our website!http://bit.ly/coefficientlabs_16_pcGuest - Minnie IngersollPodcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/la-venture/id1471701230LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mingersoll/Website: https://tenoneten.net/Twitter: https://twitter.com/himinnieFollow Us!LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/coefficient-labsInstagram: www.instagram.com/demodaypodcast/Facebook: www.facebook.com/coefficientlabs/Twitter: https://twitter.com/coefficientlabsContact Information:firstname.lastname@example.org
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