Tag: startup

Masters of Scale: Keep Humans in the Equation

MASTERS OF SCALE         Host: Reid Hoffman – founder of LinkedIn   Guest:   Stacy Brown-Philpot – CEO of TaskRabbit Topic:    Keep Humans in the Equation INTRO Like any catchy tune, a good jingle can get in your head and make a lesson stick Others repeat it and, in turn, learn from them Humans are learning machines

Starting Up: How to get a venture funded business operational

This is an experimental post/set of posts. While many of our favorite podcasts talk about starting a new business, few actually get into the details of how to run a real business. I recently founded a company that raised over $100 million from “top tier” venture capitalists and needed to quickly become operational across NYC

Marc Andreessen — Lessons, Predictions, and Recommendations from an Icon

Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) is a legendary figure in Silicon Valley — and worldwide. Even in the epicenter of tech, it’s hard to find a more fascinating icon.Marc co-created the highly influential Mosaic Internet browser, the first widely used graphical web browser. He also co-founded Netscape, which later sold to AOL for $4.2 billion. Then he

A16z Podcast: Getting That First Board Seat

Listen to the original, Podcast Score: 6/10 Microphones Stacy Brown-Philpot: Previously leading operations at Google, COO at Task Rabbit and newest HP Board Member What Boards are Looking for: Seated executives Often retiring execs, but trend it towards current execs who have real time info to bring Diversity of gender/race and age who is in touch

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