Welcoming Bloom's newest venture partner...

Happy Friday, founders and friends.

Welcome our newest Venture Partner, Alex Cohen 🎉👏


New episode, the full bloom 🎙

Matt Allen (Tractor Ventures, CEO) :: don't raise venture capital | the full bloom 1.5

Fellow Aussie and seasoned founder, Matt Allen, stops by the full bloom to drop wisdom from his 20+ year journey in startups and capital markets.

From self-taught web developer in the late 90's, to CEO of Tractor Ventures, Matt has a scorecard of wins from founding and investing in software businesses around the world. Bart and Matt breakdown the glossary of capital sources and explore investment optionality for founders.

From angels, to private equity, Bart and Matt detail the innovative funding sources startups have access to in 2021.

Coming soon to the full bloom…👀

Jason Calacanis (@Jason) :: talking early stage investing, and what the next generation of SaaS products + founders will look like

Adii Pienaar (@adii) :: bootstrapping + life after multiple exits

Shawn Merani (@smerani) :: raising a fund + state of early stage VC

Howard Lindzon (@howardlindzon) :: talking SaaS stonks & SPACs


Favorites From the Ecosystem

Everything you need to know about micro-private equity in a < 30 minute read (or listen! 🎧) from Mario Gabriele.

Your weekly reminder that acquisition and retention are not created equal.

RationalVC Podcast- From Founder to setting up a VC, PE fund & startup studio: Bart Macdonald

Open Roles 🛠🚀

Reply to this email if you are interested in getting connected!

Pogo :: Software Engineer (backend or full stack)

Pogo is building the world's most powerful platform to understand real-time consumer behavior.

Pogo is on the hunt for the next greatest Software Engineer (backend or full stack) to join their mission. Learn More Here 

Alaffia :: Machine Learning Engineer

Alaffia is ameliorating the accuracy of healthcare payments by automating health insurance claim audits to determine the true underlying value of healthcare claims.

If you want to make a major impact at the core of U.S. healthcare by implementing the latest in cutting-edge technologies, the Alaffia team like to meet you.


End Note

Thanks for joining us for another edition of the weekly bloom. At Bloom Venture Partners we buy, build + invest in SaaS.

We’re excited to continue backing remarkable teams on their quest of changing the way we work, live + create.

As always, if you enjoyed this week’s newsletter we'd love it if you shared it with a friend, co-founder or anyone that would find value.

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