Date & Time
Thursday, September 21, 2023, 2:15 PM - 2:50 PM

Finding the New Normal in VC Funding
Featuring Tom Biegala, Cofounder, Bison Ventures; Lila Preston, Partner and Head of Growth Equity Strategy, Generation Investment Management; Justin Overdorff, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners; and Alexa von Tobel, Founder and Managing Partner, Inspired Capital
Moderated by David Lidsky, Deputy Editor, Fast Company


Venture capital investment dropped 34% from Q1 to Q2 in 2023. Amid ongoing uncertainty about the economy and the lingering aftermath of a string of bank failures, this steep decline feels like it heralds a new normal—but does it? Go behind the numbers with this panel of partners to get a sense of what’s top of mind in the world of startup funding and what its future trajectory really looks like.

Session Type
Convene – Forum
Alexa von Tobel Lila Preston Justin Overdorff Tom Biegala