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  • Redpoint Adds More Investment Talent; Nabs Former Twitter Platform Director Ryan Sarver As Partner

    Redpoint Adds More Investment Talent; Nabs Former Twitter Platform Director Ryan Sarver As Partner

    On the heels of closing its fifth $400 million fund, VC firm Redpoint is making some major hires in the partnership. The Silicon Valley firm is bringing on Twitter’s former Director of Platform, Ryan Sarver, as a Partner. Redpoint is also promoting Tomasz Tunguz to Partner adding Jamie Davidson (formerly VP Product at Hotel Tonight) to the team as a Senior Associate. Read More

  • Redpoint Ventures: Making Money the Old Fashioned Way

    Last week we broke the news of the impressive-but-not-jawdropping $200 million acquisition of Cloud.com by Citrix and the stellar year of returns that Redpoint Ventures is having. What makes Redpoint’s record so unique is that the firm is having a good year despite the fact that they’re not in one of the big five: Zynga, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, 0r Groupon. Hell, let’s… Read More

  • Stealth Startup Relaxed Raises $2 Million From Redpoint Ventures For CouchDB Support

    Stealth Startup Relaxed Raises $2 Million From Redpoint Ventures For CouchDB Support

    Relaxed, a stealth startup centered around Apache CouchDB has raised $2 million from Redpoint Ventures according to an SEC filing which was confirmed by CEO Damien Katz. Three original authors of Apache CouchDB–Damien Katz, J. Chris Anderson, and Jan Lehnardt–are listed as Executive Officers of the company. For those who are unfamiliar, CouchDB is a free open source indexable… Read More