From Idea to Investment: Nurturing Early-Stage Cybersecurity Startups with Tim Eades, General Partner @ Cyber Mentor Fund
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Welcome to another episode of the Cybersecurity Startup Revenue Podcast! In today's episode, we have a special guest: Tim Eades, entrepreneur and the CEO of Anetac. But that's not all - Tim also co-founded the Cyber Mentor Fund, a seed fund dedicated to supporting early-stage cybersecurity companies.
In this insightful conversation, Tim shares his experiences and offers valuable advice for startup founders and entrepreneurs. He discusses the importance of seeking advice from successful mentors, validating ideas through customer interviews, and building strong relationships with customers.
Tim dives into the world of sales and emphasizes the need for a customer success person before a salesperson, highlighting the significance of proactive technical support. He draws inspiration from successful models in the security industry, such as Tanium Founder Orion's technical account management, and shares his thoughts on building and maintaining happy customers.
But it's not just about sales, as Tim also delves into the importance of building a strong network of advisors and mentors as a company grows. He provides practical tips on finding the right advisors who can make introductions and offer guidance in specific verticals.
Join us as Tim Eades brings us his wealth of knowledge and shares his unique perspectives on building, selling, and funding cybersecurity startups. Get ready to gain valuable insights from a seasoned entrepreneur, right here on the Cybersecurity Startup Revenue Podcast!
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