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Brian Carroll

Brian Carroll


A partner and head of finance at M13, Brian was the former COO at Piano Media. He previously served as CFO and advisor to various startups including Glamsquad and DigitalOcean, and started his career in web infrastructure engineering with Akamai Technologies.

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The Finance and Ops Stack for Early-Stage Startups

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May 19, 2021

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VC Predictions 2022: 10 Industry Trends We’re Tracking

From the creator economy to the future of work, M13 partners share their top 10 industry predictions.

December 10, 2021

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March 23, 2021

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