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Founder Real Talk Episode #40 With Mitchell Hashimoto, Co-Founder & CTO of Hashicorp

Episode #40 of Founder Real Talk was recorded recently over a Zoom webinar conversation I had with Mitchell Hashimoto, Co-Founder and CTO of Hashicorp. Specifically, we discuss growing a company with a remote workforce. Obviously, given the pandemic, this isRead More…

Founder Real Talk Episode #39 With Armon Dadgar, Co-founder & CTO of Hashicorp

Episode #39 of Founder Real Talk was recorded live in early March, just before sheltering in place began, at the GGV Evolving Enterprise event with our keynote speaker, Armon Dadgar. As Co-Founder and CTO of Hashicorp, Armon has a uniqueRead More…

Founder Real Talk Episode #38 With Nati Davidi & Uri Alter, co-Founders of VDOO

This is the fourth episode in our Israeli Entrepreneur Series, a group of episodes dedicated to getting to know Israeli founders and their companies. During a (pre-pandemic) trip to Israel, my colleague Oren Yunger and I got to interview NetanelRead More…

The Next $1 Trillion – Three Ways To Win Developers’ Hearts And Minds

As seen on Forbes.com The enterprise software industry is in the midst of a revolution, moving from a world where many of the biggest blockbuster products are created for developers and other technical workers rather than end-users. I recently wroteRead More…

Why Developers Are Fueling the Next $1 Trillion Software Wave

As seen on forbes.com Over the past two decades, two separate trillion-dollar enterprise software sectors have been created: SaaS software and public cloud. Today, we are in the early innings of the next trillion-dollar software wave: developer-driven software. These companiesRead More…

Founder Real Talk Episode #37 with Shlomi Ben Haim, Founder & CEO of JFrog

When it comes to understanding what it takes to start a software company in Israel and then grow it into a billion-dollar global business, there’s no one better to ask than Shlomi Ben Haim, co-founder and CEO of JFrog, providerRead More…

Founder Real Talk Episode #36 with Slavik Markovich, Founder & CEO of Demisto

After a brief Covid-19 related hiatus, Founder Real Talk is back in action! Episode #36 continues our Israeli Entrepreneur Series, a group of episodes dedicated to getting to know Israeli founders and their companies. My colleague Oren Yunger and IRead More…

Founder Real Talk Episode #35 with Roy Mann, co-Founder & CEO of Monday.com

Part I of Our Israel Series with Roy Mann, Co-founder & CEO of Monday.com Episode #35 of Founder Real Talk is particularly special as it’s the first episode we’ve recorded abroad and the first episode I’ve co-hosted with my GGVRead More…

Founder Real Talk Episode #34 with Sarah Nahm, Founder & CEO of Lever

On episode #34 of Founder Real Talk, I have the pleasure of interviewing Sarah Nahm, Founder & CEO of Lever, a recruiting software company that is tackling the most strategic challenge that companies face: how to grow their teams withRead More…

Founder Real Talk Episode #33 with Dheeraj Pandey, Founder & CEO of Nutanix

On episode #33 of Founder Real Talk, I had the great opportunity to interview Dheeraj Pandey, Founder & CEO of Nutanix, the cloud computing software company on a mission to make computing infrastructure invisible. Dheeraj’s story is remarkable, and he’sRead More…