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5 Lessons from My SaaStr Panel with the Hashicorp Founders

Today at SaaStr 2018, I had the pleasure of interviewing Mitchell Hashimoto and Armon Dadgar, co-founders of HashiCorp. Our panel, “From Zero to Hypergrowth: How HashiCorp has Successfully Targeted the Global 2000,” was chock full of great lessons. Having firstRead More…

Congratulations Unravel Data on Raising a $15M Series B Financing

We’re super excited to announce today that GGV Capital has led the $15 million Series B financing in Unravel Data.  We’re happy to be joined in the financing by Microsoft Ventures and existing investor Menlo Ventures.  We’re sector focused atRead More…

Congratulations Nozomi Networks on Raising $15M in Series B Financing

Nozomi Networks Founders and Team I’m super excited with today’s news that Nozomi Networks has announced a $15M Series B financing. The round was led by Invenergy Future Fund, a great strategic partner for Nozomi based on their focus onRead More…

2018 Predictions

As 2017 draws to a close, I’ve been trying to make sense of all that’s going on in technology and in the world more broadly. Below are a few predictions about what may transpire in ’18.  I’ve also included anRead More…

2017 – Top 10 Book List

For the past three Decembers, I’ve shared my favorite 10 books of the year. These posts continue to be some of my most popular, so I’ve decided to share my top 10 reads of 2017. If you’re hungry for moreRead More…

Highlights From My CNBC Squawk Alley Interview

I had the chance to discuss the current state of the VC industry, the increasingly competitive internet giants and the inexorable rise of Bitcoin this past week with Carl Quintanilla, Jon Fortt and Deidre Bosa of CNBC and Balaji Srinivasan,Read More…

Why Multi-Cloud is the Next Big Thing in Technology

As published on LinkedIn. Public cloud computing has surged into tech’s limelight, and many initial doubters are now adapting to the cloud computing wave. Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, famously remarked in 2008: “What the hell is cloud computing?… I have no idea whatRead More…

Top 10 Lessons from HashiCorp Founder Armon Dadgar

Yesterday, I had the pleasure to interview Armon Dadgar, co-founder and CTO of HashiCorp, over dinner with a great group of founders of several exciting enterprise startups. Having first invested in HashiCorp’s Series A in 2014, we at GGV are delightedRead More…

Congratulations HashiCorp on Raising a $40M Series C Co-led by GGV Capital

We’re delighted to announce GGV has co-led HashiCorp’s $40M Series C financing, along with Redpoint. This round was raised from existing investors – Mayfield and True Ventures joined GGV and Redpoint in the round. Our journey with HashiCorp began inRead More…

The MongoDB IPO & Why it Matters

Every once in a while, an IPO has a much bigger impact on overall IPO sentiment than people expect. For example, while everyone watched the Snap deal closely, with its malaise casting a pall on the IPO market, less anticipatedRead More…