Founder Real Talk

From GGV, this is Founder Real Talk, where we get real about the challenges that founders and startup executives face, and how they’ve grown from tough experiences. Hosted by Glenn Solomon, Managing Partner at GGV Capital.

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Episode 60 - Ariel Cohen, Co-founder & CEO of TripActions, on Building Tools For a Better Corporate Citizen
Ariel Cohen is the Co-founder and CEO of TripActions, the cloud-based platform that uses real-time data to make corporate travel and spending easier for everyone while cutting down on company costs. Founded in 2015, TripActions saw exponential growth and a $4 billion valuation before the travel industry came to a grinding halt during the onset […]
Episode 59 - Tomer Bar-Zeev, Co-Founder & CEO of ironSource, on Having Meaningful Fun at Work
Tomer Bar-Zeev is the Co-Founder and CEO of Tel Aviv-based ironSource, a software company that helps content creators turn their app into a successful and scalable business through distribution and monetization. Originally from Israel, Tomer studied computer science before becoming VP of Business Development at AtlasCT and Payoneer. He co-founded Foxtab before co-founding ironSource in […]
Episode 58 - Eynat Guez, Co-founder & CEO of Papaya Global, on Balancing Company Growth, Culture, and Family
Eynat Guez is the Co-founder and CEO of Papaya Global, a cloud-based solution modernizing the way companies approach payroll, payments, and workforce management. Before Papaya Global, Eynat was the CEO of two different relocation service companies based out of Israel and China. Since its inception in 2016, Papaya Global has raised $190M in funding and […]
Episode 57 - Shay Banon, Co-founder & CEO of Elastic, on Galvanizing a Community Around Search
Shay Banon is the Co-founder and CEO of Elastic, a search company that makes data usable in real time and at scale for enterprise search, observability, and security. The foundation for what became Elastic was laid in 2004 while Shay was building a recipe app for his wife. Shay built Elastic Search the product in […]
Episode 56 - Guy Podjarny, Co-founder & President of Snyk, on Taking Small Steps Towards a Big Vision
Shay Banon is the Co-founder and CEO of Elastic, a search company that makes data usable in real time and at scale for enterprise search, observability, and security. The foundation for what became Elastic was laid in 2004 while Shay was building a recipe app for his wife. Shay built Elastic Search the product in […]