What We Foresee in 2023: 8 Norwest Investors Share Their Industry Insights

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In 2022, we committed more than $1B in capital across 96 new and follow-on deals—bringing our total active portfolio companies to 230. Our team made countless introductions and connections over the year, offering steady guidance to our community as we prepared to navigate potentially choppy waters together. From our 60+ years of experience, we’ve learned […]

Financial Executive Roundtable: Strategic Planning in Times of Economic Uncertainty

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I recently moderated a virtual roundtable on the topic of managing finances in a time of economic uncertainty – a pressing issue these days. The theme of the discussion was that while tough decisions need to be made, CEOs and senior finance executives shouldn’t panic. The economic recalibration we’re going through is not unprecedented; these […]

DEI in Action: Karat Preps Black Students for Tech Interviews

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As a partner at Norwest, I understand the powerful role investments can play in shaping industries as well as the greater society. That’s why we invest in values-driven founders who view their companies not only as opportunities for financial success but also as conduits of positive change. By partnering with those types of business leaders, […]

Enterprise Resilience Through Better Hygiene

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Developers run the enterprise… sort of, but they undeniably are among the most valuable talent resources in an enterprise. With PLG the current model for GTM success, developers are under ever greater pressure to build “more, better, faster”. With this heightened pressure – and organizations striving for developer happiness – developers in droves have turned […]