Paul  Singh has invested in over 1,500 companies across 50+ countries in 7 seven years. Paul is  a Founder, Results Junkies.  In a previous life he was  Co-founding Partner of 500 Startups.

He is traveling across the country meeting startups on his epic tech tour .  He’s in Columbus meeting (and investing) in any companies he can find from Nov 14-18th. 

In this Q&A Ben Blanquera (curator of Columbus Startup Digest) and Paul will explore topics including: 

Why now is the best time to start a company ? What traction to early-stage investors look for?  Strategies to fund your startup?  What kind of startup trends is Paul seeing across the nation on his tour.

About Paul: 

Paul is an entrepreneur, speaker, investor and Airstreamer. Previously, Paul was a Managing Director at 1776 and a General Partner in 1776’s Seed Fund. Prior to 1776, Paul was the founder of Disruption Corporation (acquired by 1776) and general partner of Disruption’s post-seed venture capital arm, Crystal Tech Fund. Before that, Paul was a Partner at 500 Startups, an accelerator and venture firm headquartered in Silicon Valley that has invested in over 1,500 companies across 50+ countries.  Paul has founded a few of his own startups (two successful exits and a number of failures in between) and spent some time at AOL, Carmax, PBworks and Symantec