Over the past 10 years, Aydin and the Felicis Ventures team have helped 11 companies grow to over $1 billion each. They also assisted 36 portfolio companies surpass the $100 million mark. Out of their 180 investments, 60 have turned into notable exits. That would be considered quite a great track record. I wanted to discover what made Aydin Senkut so successful at venture capital, so I sat down with him to get his thoughts on investing, working with entrepreneurs, and the journey he’s taken to grow Felicis Ventures to its latest fund size of $200 million. Aydin is fond of saying that “the only constant is change.” When you’re a venture capitalist constantly searching for the next great company, that’s an understatement if there ever was one. Here is what he and his team focuses on to find, back, and support the best founders.
- Published in How to Invest in the U.S.