Markets Make The Money: Sequoia Capital

After listening to Professor Doyle's discussion on venture capital, I was intrigued to watch the video of Sequoia Capital's founder Don Valentine at Stanford Business School that Professor Doyle mentioned during class. That being said, I have decided to write this blog post on Sequoia Capital, Don Valentine, and how the firm has been phenomenally … Continue reading Markets Make The Money: Sequoia Capital

Kleiner Perkins & Mary Meeker: The (Venture Capital) Future is Female

After the class last week discussing venture capital, I wanted to tie the topic in to my blog post. I have studied it in previous classes, specifically Sequoia Capital and Don Valentine, which both are exactly what come to mind in terms of venture capital. However this week, I want to discuss a rival venture … Continue reading Kleiner Perkins & Mary Meeker: The (Venture Capital) Future is Female

Facebook: The King of Advertising

Unsurprisingly, every student in our class has a Facebook account. Today, Facebook has become a necessity for any college student – or rather for any functioning member of society.   Founding Story On February 4, 2004, Harvard students Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin launched a social networking service called “The Facebook”. The website improved on … Continue reading Facebook: The King of Advertising