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Venture Capitalist. Consultant. Public Speaker.

Taylor Schaude.

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My basic profile


Taylor is the Chief of Staff to the CEO of 500 Startups. 500 is the most global active venture capital firm with over 2,300 investments & 15 unicorns. At 500, Taylor is in charge of communications, executive execution, late stage due diligence & general operations of the firm. Prior to 500, Taylor was a mergers & aquistion strategy consultant at Slalom & KPMG.

My focus

Taylor primarly focuses on investing in pre-seed to Series A companies, who have early signs of product market fit. He enjoys working with eager teams and helping them unlock their full potential, whether it be through a direct investment or consultanting related support.

My skills

I focus on working with world-class, and dynamic companies ranging from $50K ARR to over $100MM. Every company that I invest in or consult for I take a hands on approach and make sure I deliver above & beyond their expections.

Early Stage Investing 80%
Consulting 100%
Public Speaking 80%
brook multipurpose
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I work with organizations that are in various phases of growth.

Work with early stage entrepreneurs to understand future opportunities and design a flexible roadmap for innovation and growth.
Help organizations decide where to focus and enable rapid, revenue-driving transformations.
Develop modernize teams and capabilities for long-term resilience and competitive advantage.

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