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Affinity Spotlight Interview Part 1: Mission First, Money Second. The Value of Relationships in Venture Capital
Introducing the Founding Voices Newsletter
Get insights on what startups need to succeed, from gamechanging entrepreneurs and our investors.
2022 Mid-Year Review – Looking Back, Looking Forward
In the first six months of 2022, we curated conversations with gamechanging entrepreneurs to share company building insights; provided advice for founders navigating a changing and ...
Survival Tips for Startup Founders Living Through their First Market Correction
For first-time founders, the gyrations of the stock market, the resulting correction in public market tech stocks, and the inevitable impact on private company fundraising might ...
HashiCorp IPO – A Playbook to Building a Platform Company
We first met Armon and Mitchell in 2014. They were twenty-something, open source superstars whose products had been downloaded by millions of developers. They had made ...
Saving Billions of Lives with Next Generation CRISPR Company Mammoth
The relationship between Mayfield and Mammoth Biosciences began when Mayfield managing director Navin Chaddha met Mammoth co-founder and CEO Trevor Martin back in 2017. Trevor was ...