Greylock Partners

  • Greylock Gives Super Angel-Turned-VC Reid Hoffman A $20 Million Seed Fund

    LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is undoubtedly one of the Valley’s most prolific angel investors. Hoffman has made angel investments in Digg, One King’s Lane, Facebook, Flickr, Last.fm, Ning, Six Apart and Zynga. Last November, Hoffman joined VC firm Greylock as a partner, making all his future angel and seed investments through the VC fund. Today at TechCrunch Disrupt… Read More

  • Michael Moritz And Reid Hoffman To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco

    Michael Moritz And Reid Hoffman To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco

    The last few weeks have been insane here at TechCrunch as we put the finishing touches on our next Disrupt conference, which begins September 27 in San Francisco. We’ve gone through more than 500 applicants to select the best two dozen to launch in our Startup Battlefield. Only one of them will win the coveted Disrupt Cup. The main event will be preceded by an awesome Hacakthon (sign… Read More

  • Apptio Raises $16.5 Million From Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock And Others

    Apptio, a Bellevue, Washington-based provider of SaaS-delivered Technology Business Management solutions this morning announced that it has closed a $16.5 million Series C round – the company has now raised up to $37.5 million in venture capital. The financing round, which the company says was oversubscribed, was led by Shasta Ventures, with participation from all current investors… Read More

  • Data Management Virtualization Startup Actifio Raises $8 Million

    Actifio, a company that specializes in data management virtualization solutions, this morning announced that it has raised $8 million in Series A funding in a round led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Greylock Partners. With the funds, Actifio intends to ramp up sales and marketing efforts. Read More

  • Why VCs Should Take Their Own Advice

    The way venture capital firms are structured makes it almost impossible for outsiders to see what’s really going on inside those 1970s lodge-like Sand Hill Road offices. It’s an industry perfectly structured for sweeping problems under the rug, and as its fundamentals have declined over the last decade, that’s just what it’s been doing. But those big, lumpy problems… Read More