LA Venture Podcast: Greycroft's Mark Terbeek on Investing in Gaming and B2B Startups

LA Venture Podcast: Greycroft's Mark Terbeek on Investing in Gaming and B2B Startups

Mark Terbeek is a leading B2B investor and on the board of Scopely, Icertis and more. On this episode of L.A. Venture , he shares his current investment theses and explains how Greycroft operates as a seed-to-growth-stage venture fund.

What sets Greycroft apart, Terbeek says, is the fund's flexibility, and its focus on "sexy" B2B and enterprise companies.


Terbeek also discusses his interest in gaming companies such as Scopely, and where he sees the industry going and why it's seeing such explosive growth in the past few years.

"I think there's a couple reasons," Terbeek says. "One is the technology of games has gotten so good and so realistic and so similar to real-world kind of stuff. The second is the interactivity of the games, especially player-to-player, both the ability to play against somebody, but also to communicate and build relationships with people."

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