teamwork

Venture

Margin of safety in venture capital

2:00 pm PDT • August 30, 2018

Can you fundamentally build a margin of safety into an early-stage venture investment? Can you fundamentally be “wrong” about your investment and still turn out alright?

Margin of safety in venture capital

Teamwork makes the dream work, as the saying goes. And in the case of Houzz, the founding team of Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen have made that dream work in…

Hear how Houzz’s Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen built a $4B company at Disrupt SF
Startups

Anxiety Party

4:00 pm PST • January 20, 2016

We have a somewhat unusual design team at GV. There are six of us. Four product designers, a researcher and a team coordinator. Each of us held fairly senior design…

Anxiety Party

When my co-founders and I launched SumAll four years ago we decided we didn’t want to work in an evil, miserable environment. When people have crappy managers and deceitful executives,…

Startups

Meetings That Don’t Suck

2:00 pm PDT • July 17, 2015

For most of us, and certainly for most of your team, meetings are the least productive part of our day. Yet too many brilliant people are stuck in too many…

Meetings That Don’t Suck