Sarah Lacy

A brief history of Uber’s bumpy road to an IPO

It’s been nine years since UberCab made its first appearance on the WordPress pages of this website. In the ensuing years, the startup has grown from an upstart looking to upend the taxi cab car

Sarah Lacy launches Chairman Mom, a social platform for working mothers

Sarah Lacy, founder of media site Pando, has unveiled her newest company, Chairman Mom. The subscription-based startup aims to provide resources to working mothers, and ultimately set them up to succe

Living the Knowledge Life: A Thiel Fellowship Finalist's Response

<img src="" /><em>Editor's note: This post is a response to an ongoing educational debate over the efficacy of Peter Thiel's <a h

Ask a VC: Bijan Sabet Returns to the Hot Seat. Send Your Questions Now!

This week, I invited Bijan Sabet of Spark Capital back to Ask a VC, because it’s been a while and there were a ton of questions we didn’t get to last time. Sabet is in the middle of some o

Ask a VC: Izhar Armony Answers Your Questions

Ask a VC has been sporadic with my travel schedule, but we’re back this week. My guest is Izhar Armony of Charles River Ventures. He brings a different perspective to the show for a few reasons.

Ask a VC: Mike Maples Defends Digg's Honor and the Kno (TCTV)

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Ask a VC with Mike Maples and Peter Barris This Week, Send Questions Now

I’m leaving the country for a few weeks, so I’m trying to get a few episodes of Ask a VC in the can before I go. We have two exciting guests we’re taping this week: Mike Maples of Fl

Ask a VC: "Investing in Music Is a Little Like Vietnam" (TCTV)

<img src="" />Ask a VC was on hiatus for a few weeks, but your Friday investor-talk fix is back. Our guest this week is Tony Conrad,

Ask a VC is Back with Tony Conrad

We’ve had a few weeks off for Ask a VC, but we’re back this week with Tony Conrad of True Ventures. Conrad is an interesting guy, because he’s a mix  between an entrepreneur and a v

Ask a VC: John O’Farrell Gives Tips on Deal Making, Advice to Would-Be VCs (TCTV)

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Ask a VC: Andreessen Horowitz’s John O’Farrell Answers your Questions

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Ask a VC: Welcome Back to the Hot Seat, Satish Dharmaraj

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Ask a VC: Why SaaS Is More than a New Business Model, Plus Salesforce v. Yammer v. Jive (TCTV)

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Ask a VC: Questions about the New Enterprise Boom? Ask Jason Green

After a Holiday hiatus, Ask a VC is back and we’re kicking off the new year with Jason Green of Emergence Capital. Emergence was started to fund the software-as-a-service craze of the early 2000

Ask a VC: Kairouz on Canada, Splurging on Wine and the Surging NYC Scene (TCTV)

<img src="" />Habib Kairouz of Rho Ventures was my guest on Ask a VC this week, and as I <a href="

Ask a VC: Live from New York It’s Habib Kairouz

Valleyites may not have heard of this week’s guest, Habib Kairouz of Rho Ventures, but his LPs are quite familiar with his work. He lead the round in iVillage back in 1997, taking the company pu

Ask a VC: "We Probably Would Have Been the Last Guys to Do a Round in Twitter" (TCTV)

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Ask a VC: London Comes to Us this Week

Nic Brisbourne of DFJ Esprit is in town this week — along with seemingly every successful Brit— so we asked him to be our first in-studio guest ever on Ask a VC. Brisbourne is well positi

Ask a VC: How Kiteboarding and Venture Capital Became Less Risky (TCTV)

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Ask a VC in Indonesia: Is East Ventures Early or Crazy? [TCTV]

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