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10 Lessons From Scaling AssemblyAI with Founder & CEO Dylan Fox

10 Lessons From Scaling AssemblyAI with Founder & CEO Dylan Fox

We bring together 150+ operators from across Sales, Product, Marketing, Engineering, Customer Success, and more to get the lowdown on what’s been challenging and their strategies to triumph.

Jul 11, 2024
10 Quick Wins to Grow Pipeline

10 Quick Wins to Grow Pipeline

As Seed-stage enterprise software investors, go-to-market is the #1 thing we work with our portfolio – most importantly working with companies on getting to that pivotal first million in ARR and building a repeatable growth strategy.

Jul 3, 2024
Signals From Exceptional Founders

Signals From Exceptional Founders

In the past six months, Work-Bench has met with hundreds of founders and pre-founders building in enterprise software, SaaS, Developer Tools and Infrastructure at the Seed stage or earlier.

Jun 27, 2024
How To Price Your Product at Seed

How To Price Your Product at Seed

As Seed-stage enterprise software investors, go-to-market is the #1 thing we work with our portfolio on day in and day out. Early-stage founders often dedicate significant time to the development of their company, such as product roadmap development, achieving product-market fit, and defining sales motions.

Jun 26, 2024
Platform Engineering – An Idea Whose Time Has Come In Enterprise Data Operations

Platform Engineering – An Idea Whose Time Has Come In Enterprise Data Operations

“CIO Perspectives” is a white paper series by Mark Settle that explores top-of-mind technical issues confronting today’s IT leaders. Mark is a seven-time CIO, a three-time CIO 100 award winner, and a two-time book author.

Jun 17, 2024
Transforming Data Manipulation in Python Through the Convergence of SQL and DataFrames

Transforming Data Manipulation in Python Through the Convergence of SQL and DataFrames

This post was originally published on The Data Source, my monthly newsletter covering the top innovation in data infrastructure, engineering and developer-first tooling.

Jun 17, 2024
VC Perspectives on The Voyage Across Stages with Work-Bench, Lux Capital & Andreeseen Horowitz

VC Perspectives on The Voyage Across Stages with Work-Bench, Lux Capital & Andreeseen Horowitz

Our sold out May NY Enterprise Tech Meetup (#NYETM) featured ​​an annual fan favorite — our VC perspectives panel on “The Voyage Across Startup Stages” with a killer lineup of female investors.

Jun 14, 2024
Learnings from Building & Investing in Business Process Automation

Learnings from Building & Investing in Business Process Automation

Over the past few years at Work-Bench, I’ve spent a lot of time working with early-stage founders building across AI and Machine Learning Infrastructure, many of whom are aiming to build in Applied AI, RPA, and adjacent industries.

Jun 13, 2024
Why NYC Enterprise Software Is Stronger Than Ever: 2024 NYC Enterprise Operators Retreat Recap

Why NYC Enterprise Software Is Stronger Than Ever: 2024 NYC Enterprise Operators Retreat Recap

At Work-Bench, our dedication to community is at the heart and soul of everything we do as enterprise software investors.

Jun 12, 2024
Scaling Product from 0 to IPO with Kevin Wang, CPO of Braze

Scaling Product from 0 to IPO with Kevin Wang, CPO of Braze

Our April NY Enterprise Tech Meetup (#NYETM) featured a fireside chat with Kevin Wang, Chief Product Officer at enterprise Saas customer engagement platform Braze.

May 30, 2024
Next NYC Spotlight: Determining Hex’s Flavor of PLG

Next NYC Spotlight: Determining Hex’s Flavor of PLG

Despite recent advancements in the modern data stack, data work is still fragmented across tools and stakeholders. Recognizing this gap in 2019, Hex was built as a data science and analytics collaboration platform to better serve this need. 

Apr 25, 2024
Distilling The Composable Data Management System Manifesto

Distilling The Composable Data Management System Manifesto

This post was originally published on The Data Source on April 18th, 2024, my monthly newsletter covering the top innovation in data infrastructure, engineering and developer-first tooling. Subscribe here!

Apr 18, 2024
Applied AI and the LLM Adoption Curve

Applied AI and the LLM Adoption Curve

There are two ongoing, but divergent trends afoot in enterprise software that are taking up a lot of airspace for companies building in Applied AI, and while these trends might not be so different from how software companies have historically been founded, they feel more palpable today than ever before.

Apr 12, 2024
Apache Arrow DataFusion - A Primer

Apache Arrow DataFusion - A Primer

Apache Arrow DataFusion is a query engine built by Andy Grove, designed for building robust data-centric systems. Developed in Rust, a language known for its performance and memory safety, DataFusion serves as a foundational component for processing extensive datasets.

Apr 8, 2024
Pre-Product Market Fit: What It Means to Ideate & Validate an Enterprise-Ready Product

Pre-Product Market Fit: What It Means to Ideate & Validate an Enterprise-Ready Product

As Seed-stage investors at Work-Bench, the startups that we source, invest in, and support have not yet reached PMF - the point at which they have multiple paying customers who love their product and a consistency in growth.

Apr 1, 2024