VC Insights: Vital Lessons from AI Investing

Venture capitalist Yusuf Khan of Ridge Ventures joins CXOTalk episode 841 to discuss the booming world of AI investing. Discover how VCs evaluate AI startups, identify emerging trends, and navigate the competitive landscape of enterprise AI.


May 31, 2024

Join us for a powerful conversation with Yousuf Khan, Partner at Ridge Ventures, exploring the dynamic world of venture capital investing in enterprise AI.

Yousuf shares his expert perspectives on identifying high-potential AI startups, navigating the unique risks and challenges of AI investments, and the latest trends shaping the AI investment landscape. 

Gain valuable insights into the strategies and considerations that drive successful AI investments and learn from real-world case studies and lessons learned. This episode is a must-watch for senior executives and technology leaders looking to understand the transformative impact of AI in venture capital.

Yousuf Khan is a partner at Ridge Ventures, he focuses on early-stage investments in B2B software companies that are disrupting or creating new categories. He also serves as a board member for several portfolio companies, such as Cerby, Lightyear, and Theom. Additionally, he advises leading companies like Zoom, Productiv, and Material Security on their product, go-to-market, and customer success strategies. His mission is to empower and support visionary founders and teams that are building the next generation of enterprise solutions. Previously, Yousuf was the first CIO of Automation Anywhere, the CIO and Vice President of Customer Success at cloud-based AI platform Moveworks, as well as CIO of Pure Storage and Qualys.

Michael Krigsman is an industry analyst and publisher of CXOTalk. For three decades, he has advised enterprise technology companies on market messaging and positioning strategy. He has written over 1,000 blogs on leadership and digital transformation and created almost 1,000 video interviews with the world’s top business leaders on these topics. His work has been referenced in the media over 1,000 times and in over 50 books. He has presented and moderated panels at numerous industry events around the world.

Published Date: May 31, 2024

Author: Michael Krigsman

Episode ID: 841