S2E3: Dan Marcus, CEO @ Ramp <> Paul Lehair, Investment Director @ Albion VC
October 03, 2023
This week's guests are Dan Marcus, CEO at Ramp and Paul Lehair, Investment Director at Albion VC.
Ramp is a UK-based predictive analytics start-up. The team provide executive and FP&A teams with valuable insights and accurate forecasts to make informed, data-driven decisions boasting a customer base that includes major players like FRVR, Pixel, and Space Ape Games. Albion led Ramp's $5m seed round in March this year with Eurazeo & Triple Point.
- Dan’s journey before forecasting
- Paul’s value add of being a seasoned operator in VC
- Turning forecasting into a science rather than an art; driving an environment which is 100% data-driven
- Why every fintech investor is also an AI investor
- Proving out the product in gaming before moving on to other sectors
- Building a business in South Africa; a 101 on how to navigate the talent pool
- Dealing with founders who are overly bullish and optimistic from a runway and cash perspective