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Why DoorDash has to strike a balance between profitability and growth

DoorDash CEO Tony Xu says the company is cash-flow positive in some of its early markets — but the company still has to invest in its growth. That’s the reason the company raised $127 millio

Meet your Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield final round judges: John Borthwick, Charles Hudson, Alfred Lin, Susan Lyne, Matthew Panzarino and Alan Patricof

Choosing this year’s Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield winners will be a tough job. There is an exceptionally strong and unique group of young companies competing in Startup Battlefield next week w

DoorDash’s Tony Xu and Sequoia’s Alfred Lin will join us at Disrupt NY

DoorDash, for better or worse, has become an example of the 2016 VC funding environment. After reportedly failing to raise at a $1 billion valuation, the company had to settle for a flat round. So w

Sequoia Capital’s Alfred Lin On Why Uber’s Valuation Is Twice That Of Airbnb’s

Today, at the Post-Seed conference in San Francisco, Alfred Lin, the former COO and CFO of Zappos and now a Sequoia Capital partner, was asked a variety of on-stage questions about the current market

Alfred Lin Considers Leaving Sequoia for Airbnb; Moritz Convinces Him to Stay

If you read the comments on any our recent stories about the Airbnb controversies, you'll see plenty of people saying that Airbnb needs to take a page out of the Zappos playbook. It turns out, they tr