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Link: Jessica Alba Joins Planet of the Apps

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By: Will Kohler and John Vrionis

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We are thrilled to be partnered with Tarun and Prasenjit, founders of Datos IO, who just announced their Big Data recovery solution for customers of scale-out databases such as Cassandra and MongoDB.

Early …

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SaaS is no longer a new business model. One look at any of the market maps for marketing tech, sales productivity apps, HR tech or other functional areas within enterprises would tell you how crowded these traditional enterprise software landscapes …

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Prescient words from the CEO/Founder of Nutanix, Dheeraj Pandey . . . he wrote this almost 4 years ago and the future is turning to look a lot like what he predicted . . . .

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Why Nutanix, and

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I recently wrote about this idea of the “Product Person” and how important it is for startups to have visionary artist DNA in its founding team. They are truly rare and it’s a big reason why so few startups succeed.…

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Joe Lonsdale (co-founder of Palantir, Addepar and Formation8)  kicked off a meaningful conversation with us on building  multi-billion dollar businesses in big data at one of our recent Lightspeed Dinner Series events this week.

Lightspeed Dinner Series on Big Data with Joe Lonsdale from Formation 8

Lightspeed Dinner Series on Big Data

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In the early days of a startup, every business component, from what to pay employees to new product features seems critical.  But what are the most important measures of success for a startup?

This week, I shared an article on …

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Over the years, I’ve had the great honor of supporting some truly inspiring entrepreneurs as they have strived to not only disrupt markets, but also improve the world we live in.  Today, I am thrilled to see that one of …

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What does “big data” mean to you? When most of us hear the term, we immediately think about mainstream use cases that leverage smarter data sets to assist companies in making better decisions that optimize business operations, improve enterprise application …

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I’ve been writing up reviews of this season’s Shark Tank pitches from a silicon valley VCs perspective. Week three’s breakdown covered topics like how hard momentum is to turn around, and how participating preferred stock works. This time I’ll break …

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