One of the true pioneers of Internet commerce, Jed Katz has spent his career developing, advising and investing in early stage technology ventures. Jed is a founding partner and Managing Director at Javelin Venture Partners, which holds investments in some of the most successful startups including Thumbtack, Masterclass and Clutter. Jed’s entrepreneurial journey started as the COO and Founder of Rent Net, the Internet’s first rental and relocation guide, which he eventually sold for over $900 million. In this in-depth conversation with IVY’s co-founder Beri Meric, Jed gives invaluable advice on how to attract venture capital, how to know when it’s right for your venture, and what qualities he looks for in a great entrepreneur.
Please enjoy our conversation with Jed Katz.