categories

HOT TOPICS

Subscribe to our Feed

Podcasts

323rd 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Asheem Chandna, Greylock Ventures

Posted on Monday, Apr 10th 2017

Asheem Chandna, General Partner at Greylock Ventures, on the topic of funding fat startups, something Asheem has done routinely, one of the very few VCs still doing so. Very interesting discussion.

Hacker News
() Comments

Featured Videos

241st 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Ann Winblad, Hummer Winblad

Posted on Thursday, Apr 6th 2017

Ann Winblad, Co-founder of Hummer Winblad, is one of the most successful women VCs in our industry, and as I mentioned in my introduction, I have never heard her whining about bias against women. One of the most encouraging things she discussed today is how her firm is sourcing interesting ventures from all over the world, not just Silicon Valley. Mulesoft, one of their hot portfolio companies, had its CEO based in Malta, originally!

Hacker News
() Comments

242nd 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With David Hornik, August Capital

Posted on Thursday, Apr 6th 2017

Dave Hornik, General Partner, August Capital, as some of you may know, shocked the industry years ago by being the first VC to start blogging. His peers were aghast! Well, clearly, he saw something before everybody else, and today, many VCs blog, Tweet, and do all sorts of other things to engage in social media, now a dominant force in the industry. He discusses a number of points, of which, I want to particularly draw your attention to his views on the subject of Freemium.

Hacker News
() Comments

306th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With John Dougery, Inventus Capital

Posted on Thursday, Apr 6th 2017

John Dougery, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Inventus Capital, a fund that is one of the earliest players in the Silicon Valley – India corridor, discusses his firm’s investment focus, as well as reviews the trends of the Indian market.

Hacker News
() Comments

295th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Sasha Mirchandani, Kae Capital

Posted on Thursday, Apr 6th 2017

Sasha Mirchandani, Managing Partner of Kae Capital, an early stage venture fund, is also a co-founder of Mumbai Angels. Sasha re-emphasized that Indian VCs only invest in India-facing B-to-C ventures and global B-to-B startups. India-facing B-to-B is not a sector that gets any investment, with few exceptions. We discussed the lack of exits in India, as well as the missing late-stage funding for B-to-C ventures facing the Indian market. Those of you who are working out of India would do well to keep these key points in mind.

Hacker News
() Comments

312th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Sandeep Singhal, Nexus Venture

Posted on Thursday, Apr 6th 2017

Sandeep Singhal, Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners, is a key player in the India-US startup corridor. The discussion spans trends in SaaS, Open Source, and the Indian venture capital market in general. If you are working in the technology startup sector with an interest in India, this is a discussion worth listening to.

Hacker News
() Comments

298th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Ashu Garg, Foundation Capital

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 4th 2017

Ashu Garg, General Partner at Foundation Capital, outlines the top trends driving startups and venture capital from his firm’s perspective.

Hacker News
() Comments

245th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Warren Weiss, Foundation Capital

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 4th 2017

Warren Weiss, General Partner at Foundation Capital, has a long track record in the Silicon Valley venture capital industry. He shares areas he and Foundation are excited about as opportunities for building future Unicorns.

Hacker News
() Comments

230th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Jason Stoffer, Maveron

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 4th 2017

Jason Stoffer, General Partner at Maveron – a consumer-only venture capital firm that has had a successful track record of investing in e-commerce ventures ranging from eBay, Shutterfly, and Groupon to the more recent Zulily, as well as education ventures – discusses e-commerce opportunities.

Hacker News
() Comments

228th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Gus Tai, Trinity Ventures

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 4th 2017

Gus Tai, General Partner at Trinity Ventures, discusses their investment thesis around e-commerce over the years – from BlueNile in 1999, to Zulily, Dot and Bo, and Callisto Media more recently, and what he anticipates for the future.

Hacker News
() Comments

235th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Jason Lemkin, Storm Ventures

Posted on Sunday, Mar 26th 2017

Jason Lemkin, prior to becoming a VC, was the CEO of EchoSign, a digital signature SaaS vendor that Adobe acquired some years back. This was an excellent discussion and offers very concrete pointers to where you might look for white spaces in the cloud computing space to do new ventures.

Hacker News
() Comments

316th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Bryce Roberts, OATV, Indie.vc

Posted on Sunday, Mar 26th 2017

Bryce Roberts, Managing Director, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), and Founder, Indie.vc, discusses the issues with the venture capital financing model, and explored alternatives.

Hacker News
() Comments

233rd 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast With Naren Gupta, Nexus Ventures

Posted on Sunday, Mar 26th 2017

Naren Gupta, co-founder of Nexus Venture Partners – a firm with an excellent track record of investing in the Silicon Valley – India corridor, but with a global market point of view – shares his insights, nuggets, and interesting wisdom. He is a veteran investor who is also strikingly polite and humble.

Hacker News
() Comments

316th 1Mby1M Roundtable Podcast with Bryce Roberts, OATV and Indie.vc

Posted on Friday, Mar 24th 2017
Hacker News
() Comments