Episode 35 – Israel Series Part 1: Roy Mann, Co-founder and CEO of Monday.com, on Building a Product People Love Globally

Roy Mann, Co-founder and CEO of Monday.com, Glenn Solomon and Oren Yunger of GGV Capital, recording from the Monday.com office in Tel Aviv, Israel

This episode kicks off our Israeli Entrepreneur Series, four episodes dedicated to getting to know Israeli founders and their companies. Known as Startup Nation, Israel creates more companies per capita than any other country, with one startup for every 1,400 people. Read more about GGV’s commitment to funding and supporting the next generation of Israeli entrepreneurs. This series is co-hosted by GGV Capital Investor, Oren Yunger.

Roy Mann is the CEO and Co-Founder of monday.com – one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the world, connecting people to processes while creating an environment of transparency in business. Before monday.com, he was part of Wix’s senior management team. Prior to that, he founded the online social game Save an Alien. Roy obtained a Bachelor of Science focused in Computer Science from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC).

In this episode, we learn how Roy and his Co-founder, Eran Zinman are scaling the fastest growing company in Israel. With over 100K customers, users in over 160 countries, Monday.com is helping shape the future of work globally. Learn why the company’s name changed to Monday.com, what it’s like to maintain the same company culture in Israel and NYC offices, and why transparency is fundamental to Monday.com.

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GGV Capital is a global venture capital firm that invests in local founders. As a multi-stage, sector-focused firm, GGV focuses on seed-to-growth stage investments across Social / Internet, Enterprise Tech and Smart Tech sectors. The firm was founded in 2000 and manages $6.2 billion in capital across 13 funds. Past and present portfolio companies include Affirm, Airbnb, Alibaba, Bitsight, ByteDance, Ctrip, Didi Chuxing, Grab, Gladly, Hello Chuxing, HashiCorp, Houzz, Keep, LAIX, Namely, Niu, Nozomi Networks, Opendoor, Peloton, Poshmark, Slack, Square, StockX, Tala, Wish, Workboard, Xauto, Xiaohongshu, YY, Zhaoyou and more.

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