How To Be A Linchpin Employee For A Unicorn Startup

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Larissa Rocha
December 17, 2019
| Evolve
EP 024
hosted by: Brandon Stover
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Larissa Rocha is employee #1 and Chief Community Officer at the fastest growing B2B company in Silicon Valley’s history. Going from beta to unicorn status in 6 months, Brex has raised a total of $382.1M in funding and been backed by the juggernaut co-founders of PayPal (Max Levchin and Peter Thiel), Y Combinator, Ribbit Capital, and many more. She was deeply involved in the early iterations of the company, working on everything from recruiting an international workforce to developing sales strategies, helping customers along their journey to financial modeling.

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This weeks guest on Evolve with Brandon Stover is Larissa Rocha, employee #1 and Chief Community Officer at the fastest growing B2B company in Silicon Valley’s history. Going from beta to unicorn status in 6 months, Brex has raised a total of $382.1M in funding and been backed by the juggernaut co-founders of PayPal (Max Levchin and Peter Thiel), Y Combinator, Ribbit Capital, and many more. She was deeply involved in the early iterations of the company, working on everything from recruiting an international workforce to developing sales strategies, helping customers along their journey to financial modeling. In this episode she shares her experience as Brex's first employee, how Brex hired and grew a team of top talent, and the values of a linchpin employee.

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How To Be A Linchpin Employee For A Unicorn Startup

Featuring Guest -

Larissa Rocha

hosted by: Brandon Stover
EP 024

December 17, 2019

Larissa Rocha is employee #1 and Chief Community Officer at the fastest growing B2B company in Silicon Valley’s history. Going from beta to unicorn status in 6 months, Brex has raised a total of $382.1M in funding and been backed by the juggernaut co-founders of PayPal (Max Levchin and Peter Thiel), Y Combinator, Ribbit Capital, and many more. She was deeply involved in the early iterations of the company, working on everything from recruiting an international workforce to developing sales strategies, helping customers along their journey to financial modeling.

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This weeks guest on Evolve with Brandon Stover is Larissa Rocha, employee #1 and Chief Community Officer at the fastest growing B2B company in Silicon Valley’s history. Going from beta to unicorn status in 6 months, Brex has raised a total of $382.1M in funding and been backed by the juggernaut co-founders of PayPal (Max Levchin and Peter Thiel), Y Combinator, Ribbit Capital, and many more. She was deeply involved in the early iterations of the company, working on everything from recruiting an international workforce to developing sales strategies, helping customers along their journey to financial modeling. In this episode she shares her experience as Brex's first employee, how Brex hired and grew a team of top talent, and the values of a linchpin employee.

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