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20VC: Sequoia’s Roelof Botha on His Biggest Lessons Working Alongside Don Valentine, Mike Moritz and Doug Leone, Leading Sequoia’s US Business and What Sequoia Do To Retain Their Edge at the Top & The Crucible Moments That Define Startup Success

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Roleof Botha is a Partner @ Sequoia Capital with a portfolio including Airbnb, Instacart, Stripe, UiPath, Zoom, the list goes on.

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On Oct 27, 2020
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[email protected] on @twentyminutevc: "Board members are meant to be shock absorbers, not amplifiers. When the team faces setbacks, be there to rally them. When things are going well, challenge them to go even further." Full episode with @HarryStebbings here: https://t.co/QipWHXipqG
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Sequoia VC Roelof Botha Talks Direct Listings And SoftBank: ‘Good Investors Are Shock Absorbers, Not Amplifiers’

Sequoia VC Roelof Botha Talks Direct Listings And SoftBank: ‘Good Investors Are Shock Absorbers, Not Amplifiers’

Sequoia investor and PayPal veteran Roelof Botha expressed support for IPO alternatives and warned against mega-funds like SoftBank at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit.

Sequoia Capital Part II (with Doug Leone)

Sequoia Capital Part II (with Doug Leone)

Every company has a story. Acquired goes behind the scenes of the biggest tech IPOs and acquisitions of all time. Hosted by Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal.

Don Valentine, who founded Sequoia Capital, has died at age 87

Don Valentine, who founded Sequoia Capital, has died at age 87

Sequoia Capital founder Don Valentine passed way at his home in Woodside, Ca., today at age 87 of natural causes. Sequoia posted a tribute to Valentine shortly afterward, calling him “one ...

Sequoia’s Michael Moritz: Look out for “the Unexpected”

Sequoia’s Michael Moritz: Look out for “the Unexpected”

The venture capitalist explains why you don’t need to be a tech expert to see potential.

The late Roelof “Pik” Botha’s formidable intellect lives on in his descendants

The late Roelof “Pik” Botha’s formidable intellect lives on in his descendants

In 2017 Pik's grandson Roelof was promoted to one of the mightiest jobs in Silicon Valley, ranked as second only to fellow South African Elon Musk. His son Dr Roelof Botha is one of South ...

Interview with Michael Moritz

Interview with Michael Moritz

Sir Michael Moritz is a Partner at Sequoia Capital, and one of the most iconic venture capitalists of all time. Playing the long game The world of early-stage venture capital can be seen to ...

The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

What do the founders of YouTube, Yelp, Tesla, and LinkedIn have in common? A common resume line item: employment at PayPal.

The Unicorn Hunters

The Unicorn Hunters

The past, present, and future of Silicon Valley’s venture capital industry.

These are the top 10 venture capital funds in the U.S.

These are the top 10 venture capital funds in the U.S.

When it comes to ranking the top 10 venture capital funds in the U.S., there are many ways to go about it. You can look at it based on AUM

The 'PayPal Mafia' formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here's where the original members have ended up.

The 'PayPal Mafia' formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here's where the original members have ended up.

What do the founders of YouTube, Yelp, Tesla, and LinkedIn have in common? A common resume line item: employment at PayPal.

Best Books and Resources for Venture Capitalists

Best Books and Resources for Venture Capitalists

I’m often asked by new and aspiring VC’s, “What are the best resources to learn about being a VC?” I find this is actually a trick…

Inside Bill Gurley's mission to upend the tech IPO market in favor of direct listings

Inside Bill Gurley's mission to upend the tech IPO market in favor of direct listings

Bill Gurley has spent the past month evangelizing direct listings over IPOs so that tech companies stop handing out free money to Wall Street.

Q3 2020 Global Venture Report: Funding Holds Up And The Exit Markets Open

Q3 2020 Global Venture Report: Funding Holds Up And The Exit Markets Open

Following a strong second quarter in global funding, the third quarter of 2020 has held up with $76.4 billion in venture funding worldwide—up 1 percent quarter over quarter and 9 percent ...

What is Eventbrite co-founder and investing guru Kevin Hartz’s secret to success?

What is Eventbrite co-founder and investing guru Kevin Hartz’s secret to success?

Everything that Kevin Hartz has touched seems to turn to gold, from his own startups Eventbrite and Xoom, to his dozens of successful investments.

Watching YouTube

Watching YouTube

From a garage to Google: how YouTube became the biggest entrepreneurial success story of 2006