This case file covers:
- What Blackbird is looking for from founders;
- Why the team has stuck to its ‘hospitality’ mindset, even as it grows; and
- How Blackbird transforms informal coffee meets into formal networks.
Founded in 2012, Blackbird has raised more than $1.3 billion for investment into local startups, including its fourth fund — worth $500 million — announced in August last year.
But what do investors do when they’re not handing out cash? How do they decide what — and who — to put their money behind?
Take a peek behind the curtain with SmartCompany Plus.