Ahead of Yubo’s announcement of its $47.5m Series C round, we sat down with Yubo‘s CEO Sacha Lazimi, and Alven Partner François Meteyer, to get their thoughts on Yubo, its exciting prospects for the future, and its journey since joining the Alven portfolio during its seed funding round.
In this exchange, Sacha & François discussed:
- 00:14 – What Yubo is
- 01:42 – What makes Yubo different from other social network, and why it is especially relevant at the present time
- 03:53 – Yubo’s main goals for the future, and main challenges to get there
- 06:16 – How Sacha & François interact when they work together, and Sacha’s experience of working with Alven
- 10:06 – Investing in Yubo, and what was François’ rationale when he elected to back the company from its initial funding round
- 11:56 – Founders Corner: Advice from Sacha to his founder peers