Executives Launch Podcast To Pass On Lessons From Bill Campbell, Coach To Silicon Valley Stars

Executives Launch Podcast To Pass On Lessons From Bill Campbell, Coach To Silicon Valley Stars

FORBES | Paul Martino, the CEO of Bullpen Capital and Kleiner Perkins’ Randy Komisar are sharing lessons and wisdom from their beloved advisor Bill Campbell, known as “coach” to numerous Silicon Valley giants including Steve Jobs at Apple and Larry Page at Google through their new podcast,  No Bull: Life-Changing Conversations with Bill Campbell.

If your culture is that great, you don’t need to tell us

If your culture is that great, you don’t need to tell us

VENTUREBEAT | When some founders explain what makes their startup special, they absolutely love – in fact, cannot help – telling you about their culture. For some companies, being “customer obsessed,” “data-driven,” or “employee-centric” means something. They have “missionary” cultures.

Startup puberty: How to get from seed to Series A

Startup puberty: How to get from seed to Series A

VENTUREBEAT | The post-seed gap is a top cause of startup death, and the crunch is more acute than ever. Between 2007 and 2015, the seed-to-Series-A graduation rate dropped from over 35 percent to 7.4 percent. Meanwhile, as fund sizes have ballooned, the average amount of capital raised in the seed and A rounds has more than doubled.