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5 Things Happening Behind Closed Doors At A VC Fund


Rob May
PJC, General Partner

Rob is a General Partner at PJC with expertise in the areas of AI, hardware, B2B, and SaaS.

Prior to joining PJC, Rob was the co-founder and CEO at Talla, an AI and automation platform, transforming the way businesses deliver customer support.  He was also the co-founder and CEO of Backupify, the world’s first cloud to cloud backup provider which was acquired for over $100m. As an angel investor, he made over 70 early-stage AI investments.

Rob writes the world’s most popular newsletter on Artificial Intelligence – InsideAI.  He has completed four marathons and is a hobby roboticist. Rob was named to Boston 40 under 40 in 2013.

Check out Rob’s new podcast, “Investing in AI” to learn more about the impact AI is having on business models, markets, products, and consumer behavior. If you invest at any level and are looking to understand how AI will impact your world, please subscribe.  


What happens behind closed doors after you present to a venture capital firm?  Join us to hear Rob May, a General Partner at PJC, talk about the hidden dynamics of venture.  Rob will explain partner politics, how deals get done or denied, and why VCs are reluctant to tell you the truth.