How do companies grow from zero to a gazillion? Legendary Silicon Valley entrepreneur turned investor Reid Hoffman tests his theories with famous founders. Hoffman was a co-founder at LinkedIn and today is a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners, an early investor in companies like Facebook, Workday, Airbnb, Cloudera, Dropbox, Pandora, and Instagram. Continue reading “What Does Mark Zuckerberg Mean By ‘Move Fast and Break Things?’”
How I Built This is a podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world’s best known companies, including Instagram, AOL, Patagonia, Warby Parker, Zappos, Lyft, and Southwest Airlines. Continue reading “How To Fund Your Company With Cereal, The Airbnb Way”
Founder Collective is a seed-stage VC fund that has invested in companies like Uber, Buzzfeed, MakerBot, HotelTonight, SeatGeek, and PillPack. Collective Wisdom is a podcast designed to highlight the unique attributes that make exceptional companies, well, exceptional. Each episode provides strategies and tactics you can apply to your startup or job.
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In 1993, Stanford Engineering lecturer Tom Kosnik invited a startup founder to Stanford University to discuss his entrepreneurial journey with a small group of Stanford students. Over the next 20 years this simple, yet powerful, experience grew into an official Management Science & Engineering course for thousands of Stanford students, and a popular series for hundreds of thousands of students, faculty and aspiring entrepreneurs around the world. Continue reading “How Jack Dorsey Built One Of The Greatest Payments Companies Ever”