Category: cofounder

Mail.ru cofounder Dmitry Grishin has a new $100 million fund; he gives a look here
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Mail.ru cofounder Dmitry Grishin has a new $100 million fund; he gives a look here

Grishin Robotics is an eight-year-old, Sand Hill Road venture firm that until now, has focused exclusively on the smart hardware industry. Yet a newly closed $100 million fund from family offices in the U.S. and Europe will see it widen its aperture a bit to include online gaming and interactive entertainment, productivity tools and education.…

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Netflix cofounder Marc Randolph on the company’s earliest days, the streaming wars, and moving on
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Netflix cofounder Marc Randolph on the company’s earliest days, the streaming wars, and moving on

Netflix is today a company whose valuation hovers around $130 billion, but it was, of course, once a little startup, and in his new book “That Will Never Work,” Netflix’s cofounder and its first CEO Marc Randolph takes readers on a fun and surprisingly vivid journey through the streaming giant’s earliest days. It’s also instructive,…

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Cloudflare cofounder Michelle Zatlyn on the company’s IPO today, its unique dual class structure, and what’s next
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Cloudflare cofounder Michelle Zatlyn on the company’s IPO today, its unique dual class structure, and what’s next

Shares of Cloudflare rose 20% today in its first day of trading on the public market, opening trading at $18 after it priced its IPO at $15 a share yesterday and holding steady through the day. Put another way, the performance of the nine-year-old company — which provides cloud-based network services to enterprises — was relatively…

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