How Gitlab co-founder Sid Sijbrandij is raising a remote code unicorn that wants to go public

Sid Sijbrandij, one of Europe's greatest tech founders, joins to talk about his unlikely journey of working for a submarine company to taking the first remote unicorn public in 2020.

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Investing in open source software with Patrick Chase from Redpoint Ventures

In this episode, I talk with Patrick Chase from Redpoint Ventures about the different business models in open source and challenges around defensibility.

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Investing in vertical marketplaces and workflow companies with Trinity Ventures Principal John Lin

In this episode, I talk with John Lin from Trinity Ventures about his key learnings from being an entrepreneur himself and his portfolio companies Branch, Grow, Squire, Side.

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The journey from Chaos Monkey to Gremlin with co-founder and CTO Matthew Forniciari

In this session, Matthew Forniciari will introduce us to chaos engineering and why companies other than Netflix and Amazon desperately need Germlin's failure-as-a-service offering.

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On financing hard tech with Root Ventures partner Lee Edwards

In this session I talk to Lee Edwards about his journey from CTO at Teespring to venture and about financing deeply technical founders who are tackling interdisciplinary engineering problems at Root Ventures.

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Why we need version control for data with Joe Doliner co-founder and CTO of Pachyderm

In this session we get a rare glimpse into startup life as Joe Doliner introduces us to the tech at Pachyderm and recounts the journey to their Series A led by Benchmark in 2018.

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How open-source software is eating software with Joseph Jacks from OSS Capital

In this episode, I'm talking to Joseph Jacks, founder and general partner at OSS Capital, a VC fund exclusively dedicated to supporting commercial open-source software founders.

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Exploring Pingpad through a product management session with founder Ross Mayfield

In this session, Ross Mayfield walks us through his founder journey and shows us how Pingpad enables product managers with customer insights, field engagement and effective prioritization.

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Simmer co-founders Richard Wu and Vaibhav Verma on challenging Yelp through dish level reviews

In this session, I'm exploring the product thesis and the go-to-market strategy for the dish level review app Simmer with the two YC graduates Richard Wu and Vaibhav Verma.

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Debunking the 3 most common myths about ride-sharing unicorns Lyft and Uber before the IPO

In this solo session, recorded in 2018 pre-IPO, I'm discussing the 3 most common misconceptions about Lyft and Uber and the ridesharing space in general.

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