Axel Bichara | How to Work with VCs to Build An Engineering Business

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Who is Axel Bichara?

Axel Bichara is co-Founder and General Partner at Baukunst, a venture capital firm focused on technology and design companies. In the past, Axel has been a first-round lead investor/co-founder/or board member at SolidWorks, Onshape, Revit, GrabCAD, Simscale, Vention, Join, Dragon Innovation, Tempo Automation, and Premise.

Axel has been an entrepreneur, investor, and company builder his whole career. He helps founders, particularly of engineering software companies, realize their vision with capital, and more importantly with the company-building expertise he has acquired from leading investments in more than 100 companies, more than 40 private and public boards of directors, and from the creation of many billions of dollars of enterprise value. Axel also has a masters degree in engineering from MIT.

Join our conversation to hear Axel’s recommendations for how to prepare for and work with VCs through the funding and company-building process.

Aaron Moncur, host



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