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Founder Real Talk Episode #41 With Kris Beevers, Co-Founder & CEO of NS1

Episode #41 of Founder Real Talk was recorded remotely with Kris Beevers, Co-Founder & CEO of NS1, while Kris was on his new boat! Having worked with Kris on his board since 2017 when GGV led NS1’s series B1, I’veRead More…

Code & Community: Two Keys to Building an Open Source Winner

As seen on forbes.com The next trillion-dollar enterprise software sector will be driven by companies creating platforms that win over developers. As I’ve previously discussed, developers are prone to adopt API-based services to save time. But, what type of software do developers loveRead More…

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…