Fastest Growing Bay Area Startups, Sir Michael Moritz on women in VC, Aileen Lee, Chris McCann, and more.
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Thursday, December 3rd

  

From the Investors

Sir Michael Moritz of Sequoia discusses his views on why there aren’t many women working at Venture Capital firms in “Looking for Women to be Partners (video)

Michael Seibel of Y Combinator advises founders on how to divide ownership at a startup inHow to Split Equity Among Co-Founders

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Aileen Lee of Cowboy Ventures shares details of her journey into VC, what she looks for in founders, and her thoughts on diversity in tech inAim to See Beneath the Surface

Angel Investor Fabrice Grinda contemplates macroeconomic trends that may be contributing to startups staying private longer inMacro Perspective: The Startup Party is Far from Over!

Chris McCann of Greylock Partners provides his notes from Stanford’s latest CS183C class with Jeff Weiner and Reid Hoffman inScaling LinkedIn with Jeff Weiner

 

From the Operators

Jitha Thathachari of Rouse Digital explains how you can identify startup ideas that sound plausible, but are actually bad, inHow to save yourself from a bad startup idea that looks good

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Sol Orwell of Examine.com describes how his company drove sales from leads that were on the fence about their product in “$100,855 by Segmenting to 6500 Emails

Nichole DeMeré of Inturact shares some tips on how to maximize customer retention in “The Right Way to Reduce Your Churn Rate

David Girouard of Upstart articulates his framework for evaluating his direct reports across all functions in "How Does Your Leadership Team Rate?"

Danny Minutillo of Tradecraft reveals (with examples) how founders can use cold email to initiate early traction in “Cold Email: One of the Best Kept Secrets in Silicon Valley

Todd Olson of MindTheProduct reminds startups that gaining access to better product data is empowering, but to not worship data blindly in “You Don’t Have to be as Clairvoyant as Steve Jobs to Build Great Product

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Fastest Growing Bay Area Startups With Less Than $10M Raised:

1. Product Hunt - Mattermark Growth Score: 1,380
2. LeadGenius - Mattermark Growth Score: 979
3. PushBullet - Mattermark Growth Score: 978
4. GitLab - Mattermark Growth Score: 894

There are 582 more companies in the Bay Area on this list.

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