Greylock Partners is one of the oldest venture capital firms, founded in 1965, with committed capital of over $3.5 billion under management. The firm focuses on early-stage companies in the consumer, enterprise software and infrastructure as well as semiconductor sectors.

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  • I receive a lot of questions about growth teams. Naturally, there is a lot of confusion. Is this marketing being re-branded? Who does this team report to? What is the goal of it? What do they actually work on? When do I start a growth team for my business? The purpose of growth is to scale the usage of a product that has product-market fit. You do this by building a playbook on how to scale the ...

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  • In this deck, Greylock Partner Jerry Chen reviews some of the traditional economic moats that technology companies typically leverage and how they are being disrupted. I believe that startups today need to build systems of intelligence™ — AI powered applications — “the new moats.”

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  • Launching a startup isn't easy. At each stage of scaling - from founding to product-market fit, from product-market fit to hyper growth, and from hyper growth to maturity - entrepreneurs face unique challenges. Greylock Partners hosted an event, called Greyscale, focused on these challenges at each stage. In the opening keynote, Jerry Chen of Greylock Partners discusses the state of enterprise so...

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  • Building an enduring, multi-billion dollar consumer technology company is hard. As an investor, knowing which startups have the potential to be massive and long-lasting is also hard. From both perspectives, identifying companies with this potential is a combination of “art” and “science” — the art is understanding how products work, and the science is knowing how to measure it. At the earliest st...

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  • Jerry Chen, partner at Greylock and former VP of Cloud and Application Services at VMware, shares his Unit of Value framework for startups building a go-to-market strategy. He developed this strategy while managing product and marketing teams at VMware that shipped many “1.0” releases, including VMware VDI, Cloud Foundry, and vFabric, and continues to use the framework to evaluate companies as an...

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  • Since its founding in 2008, Airbnb has changed the way people travel and stay in new places around the world. In this fireside, Greylock's Reid Hoffman sits down with Airbnb co-founder and Chief Product Officer Joe Gebbia to talk about doing things that don't scale, designing for trust, and creating a company culture that inspires their team and community. This fireside was recorded at The Scale...

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  • Greylock's Josh Elman chats with Slow Ventures founder and partner Dave Morin about social networks, his experience building the Facebook platform, and learnings from his startup Path. #ProductSF is a product-centric event hosted by Greylock Partners. The conference brings together a community of founders, PMs, and product leaders to talk about the challenges of building new, innovative products...

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Greylock Partners
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  • Partner at Greylock and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman offers a candid perspective on lessons learned from getting LinkedIn going and then scaling it beyond. He explains why he had conviction for social networks in the early 2000s and gives the scoop on his first (not as successful) startup Socialnet. He explains how he and his team navigated their financing strategy, and what he did to build hi...