Sequoia’s Doug Leone steps down, making way for new global head Roelof Botha
Storied venture capital firm Sequoia Capital announced today that leader Doug Leone would be stepping aside from his role as “Senior Steward” to be replaced by Roelof Botha, managing partner of Se
TechCrunch+ roundup: Why your title matters, part-time CFOs, Sequoia’s new model
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As Sequoia changes its model, other permanent-capital VCs weigh in
To better understand Sequoia's new model, The Exchange reached out to a number of publicly listed venture capital groups from the United Kingdom.
Sequoia, Jay-Z, Will Smith back Landis’ $165M debt, equity round toward making homeownership accessible to everyone
Homeownership is one of the key components to building intergenerational wealth, and Landis is working to make that a reality for renters.
Extra Crunch Live: Join GC’s Peter Boyce and Katherine Boyle for a live Q&A right now
It’s a special day; we’re hosting the year’s final episode of Extra Crunch Live with General Catalyst’s Peter Boyce and Katherine Boyle at 4 p.m. EST/1 p.m. PST. Extra Crunch m
Why Sapphire’s Jai Das thinks the Salesforce-Slack deal could succeed
"I think there are some companies that have a lot of COVID tailwind."
Join Yext’s Howard Lerman for a Q&A October 13 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT
Heading into the third quarter and earnings season, TechCrunch is excited to announce that Yext CEO Howard Lerman will join us for a live Q&A next Tuesday as part of our continuing Extra Crunch Li
Roelof Botha shares what Sequoia’s Black Swan memo got wrong
In March, famed investment firm Sequoia Capital published the Black Swan Memo, warning founders about the potential business consequences of the coronavirus, which had not yet been labeled a pandemic.
The Disrupt 2020 Labor Day flash sale ends tonight
As the Labor Day weekend winds down here in the states, so too does our flash sale and your chance to save $100 on a Digital Pro pass to Disrupt 2020. Fight off your holiday food coma long enough to b
Grab a Labor Day flash sale pass to Disrupt 2020 and save $100
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Alexa von Tobel: Eliminating risk is the key to building a startup during an economic downturn
Launching a company, even in the best of times, is one of the most challenging exercises a person can go through. In an economic recession, it can seem downright impossible. But founders across the co
Submit your pitch deck to Disrupt 2020’s Pitch Deck Teardown
Disrupt 2020 is a few weeks away and we’re looking for founders to submit their pitch decks. In the Pitch Deck Teardown, top venture capitalists and entrepreneurs will evaluate and suggest fixes
Extra Crunch Live: Join Alexa von Tobel for a live Q&A now
Entrepreneurs-turned-investors are in a truly unique position in the tech world, with experience on both sides of the table and unique insights into how businesses should operate and grow. Alexa von T
Airtable’s Howie Liu to join us at Disrupt 2020
Collaborative enterprise software is absolutely booming, and Airtable is riding that wave in a very real way. The company, which offers a flexible, collaborative database product, has raised more than
Sequoia Capital’s Roelof Botha is coming to Disrupt this fall
Roelof Botha’s career is the stuff dreams are made of — that is, if the dream is to become one of the topmost investors in the U.S. venture capital industry. Not only has Botha had tremend
Some investors turn to cutting fully remote checks while sheltering in place
By March 16, founder Janine Yancey was tired of playing the waiting game. After watching the stock market take yet another unprecedented nosedive due to coronavirus, she called up a potential investor
Sequoia’s Roelof Botha is more optimistic about startups today than he was a year ago
“I just think change unfairly favors the startup, the nimble small company,” says Roelof Botha. The Sequoia partner, whose portfolio includes Unity, 23andMe, Instagram, Instacart, Xoom and
Extra Crunch Live: Join Roelof Botha for a Q&A right now
Sequoia’s Roelof Botha, who runs the firm’s US business, has a portfolio that’s rather impressive. It includes 23andMe, MongoDB, Eventbrite, Evernote, Bird, Square, Tumblr, Unity, Yo
Technology and ethics in the coronavirus economy
The last two decades have ushered in significant change and transformation. I believe the 2020s will be dispositive in redefining the pillars of our economy, and COVID-19 magnifies this greatly.
Extra Crunch Live: Join Roelof Botha for a live Q&A on May 6 at 2pm ET/11am PT
23andMe. MongoDB. Eventbrite. Evernote. Bird. Square. Tumblr. Unity. YouTube. Xoom. Roelof Botha has had a seat on each of these companies’ boards, but his list of investments is much, much long