Lyft Founders - Gamechangers

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CloudSimple - Gamechanger

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Entrepreneurs can learn from the wisdom of the trail of those that have done it before. Get inspired by rules of the road for building iconic companies.

Poshmark - Gamechanger

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Gamechangers

Entrepreneurs can learn from the wisdom of the trail of those that have done it before. Get inspired by rules of the road for building iconic companies.

HashiCorp - Gamechanger

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Entrepreneurs can learn from the wisdom of the trail of those that have done it before. Get inspired by rules of the road for building iconic companies.

Brighter CEO Jake Winebaum - Gamechanger

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Entrepreneurs can learn from the wisdom of the trail of those that have done it before. Get inspired by rules of the road for building iconic companies.

Nuvia founders - Gamechanger

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Entrepreneurs can learn from the wisdom of the trail of those that have done it before. Get inspired by rules of the road for building iconic companies.

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How the NUVIA Dream Team Built a New Age Silicon Company

Enterprise | Gamechangers

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Transportation Will Change; Core Values Won’t at Lyft

Consumer | Gamechangers

Partnered at Seed

How Volterra Dreamed Big, Then Focused Its Way to 300% Growth

Enterprise | Gamechangers

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Portworx’ Secret Formula for Startup Success: Sell First, Build Later

Enterprise | Company Building | Gamechangers

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How the Rancher No-Drama Team Quietly Built a Kubernetes Leader

Enterprise | Gamechangers

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The HashiCorp Journey: The Rise of a Cloud Powerhouse

Enterprise | Gamechangers

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How Outreach Grew Into A Category-Leading SaaS Powerhouse

Enterprise | Gamechangers

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How Tonal Became a Home Fitness Star

Consumer | Gamechangers

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It Takes Vision to Rewrite the Rules of Recruiting

Enterprise | Gamechangers

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Improving Planetary Health with Lyndon and Peter Rive and Elon Musk

Consumer | Company Building | Gamechangers

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Resilience Spotlights: Fireside Chat with Phil Fernandez

Enterprise | Company Building

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Minting a New Currency for Digital Advertising

Enterprise | Gamechangers

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A Security Merger in the Cloud

Enterprise | Gamechangers

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Three Pivots to Better Healthcare

Engineering Biology | Gamechangers

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NASDAQ: AMGN

Former NASDAQ: APPB

Acquired by PeopleSoft/Oracle

Acquired by Infogrames

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Acquired by Intel | Partnered at Series A

Acquired by Cigna | Partnered at Seed

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Acquired by Thoma Bravo | Partnered at Seed

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NASDAQ: CTXS

Acquired by Palo Alto Networks | Partnered at Seed

Acquired by Google | Partnered at Seed

Merged with Hewlett Packard

NASDAQ: CNQR / Acquired by SAP

Former NASDAQ: CY

Former NASDAQ: ELON

Acquired by Blue Coat Systems / Symantec | Partnered at Seed

Former NYSE: GENE

Acquired by SAP | Partnered at Series A

Acquired by HP

NASDAQ: IPHI | Partnered at Series A

NASDAQ: ISRG

NASDAQ: LRCX

Acquired by EMC

Former NASDAQ: LLTC

Former NASDAQ: LSI

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NASDAQ: LYFT | Partnered at Series A

NASDAQ: MMYT — Pre-Mayfield Investment

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NASDAQ: MKTO / Acquired by Vista Equity Partners | Partnered Early

IPO India: MATRIMONY.NS | Partnered Early

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Former NASDAQ: MLNM

NASDAQ: MIPS / Acquired by Silicon Graphics

Acquired by Oracle | Partnered at Series A

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Acquired by Sybase

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NASDAQ: NUAN

Acquired by Qualcomm | Partnered at Seed

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Acquired by Juniper

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Acquired by Pure Storage | Partnered at Seed

Acquired by LinkedIn | Partnered at Seed

Acquired by Cisco

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Former NASDAQ: PRSW

Acquired by Nortel Networks

NASDAQ: QMCO

Acquired by Google

Former NASDAQ: QUNR

Acquired by SUSE | Partnered at Seed

Former NASDAQ: RBAK

Acquired by Home Depot

NYSE: RUBI | Partnered at Series A

Acquired by SONICBlue

Former NASDAQ: SNDK

Acquired by GE Digital | Partnered Early

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Incubated at Mayfield; Former NASDAQ: SGI

NASDAQ: SCTY / Acquired by Tesla | Partnered Early

Acquired by Microsoft | Partnered Early

IPO India: SUZLON.NS - Pre-Mayfield Investment

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Acquired by NVIDIA | Partnered at Series A

Acquired by Compaq/HP

IPO India: TEJASNET.NS | Partnered Early

Former NASDAQ: TIBX

Former NYSE: VNTV

Acquired by F5 Networks | Partnered at Seed

Former NASDAQ: WEBM

Acquired by Tellabs | Partnered Early

Acquired by Citrix Systems

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News | Jul 22 2021

NoSQL Database Couchbase Makes Public Debut with IPO

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Video | Jun 18 2021

5 Essential Moments in Building a Company

Engineering Biology | Company Building

Video | May 27 2021

Collision: Building the Zone of Trust

Consumer | Company Building

Video | May 20 2021

Navin Shares Lessons Learned from his Journey at ...

Conscious Capital | Company Building

Viewpoint | May 10 2021

Navin Chaddha Shares 4 Crucial Steps to Take ...

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Video | Apr 21 2021

How HashiCorp Works: Building and Scaling a Remote ...

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Podcast | Mar 16 2021

Building a Double Bottom Line Business with Grove ...

Conscious Capital | Consumer | Company Building

Viewpoint | Mar 10 2021

Insights From Partnering With Six Breakout Infrapreneurs

Enterprise | Company Building

Entrepreneur Journey | Jan 28 2021

Portworx’ Secret Formula for Startup Success: Sell First, ...

Enterprise | Company Building | Gamechangers

Viewpoint | Jan 24 2021

Hooks and Upsell: Product and GTM Strategy for ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Jan 13 2021

Working with Mayfield: One Mark of a Great ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Video | Jan 7 2021

Open Core Summit 2020 Keynote: HashiCorp CEO Dave ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Nov 3 2020

Building a Zone of Trust Between Founder and ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Sep 10 2020

Enterprise Tech in 2020

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Jul 13 2020

Navin Shares His Perspective on Working From Home

Company Building

Viewpoint | Jun 16 2020

Five Ways You Can Raise Capital Right Now

Company Building

Viewpoint | Jun 10 2020

Engineering Biology Company Building

Engineering Biology | Company Building

Viewpoint | Jun 9 2020

Navin Chaddha Shares Perspective on COVID-19 Impact to ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | May 22 2020

Resilience Spotlights: Fireside Chat with HashiCorp CEO Dave ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Entrepreneur Journey | May 12 2020

Resilience Spotlights: Fireside Chat with Phil Fernandez

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | May 7 2020

Rules of the Road for Creating Iconic Companies ...

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Video | May 6 2020

Resilience Spotlights: Fireside Chat with John Hennessy

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Article | May 5 2020

Session with Navin Chaddha — Quora

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Viewpoint | May 4 2020

Thriving in Tough Times: Making Remote Meetings Successful

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Viewpoint | May 4 2020

Thriving in Tough Times: Building Community Trust in ...

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Video | Apr 28 2020

Resilience Spotlights: Fireside Chat with John Chambers

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 27 2020

Thriving in Tough Times: Selling to CXOs – ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 27 2020

Thriving in Tough Times: How to do Effective ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 22 2020

Resilience Spotlights: Fireside Chat with Jake Winebaum

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 20 2020

Thriving in Tough Times: Sales Strategies for Today’s ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 20 2020

Thriving in Tough Times: Leadership Lessons with John ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 13 2020

Thriving in Tough Times: Christopher Lochhead Shares how ...

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Viewpoint | Apr 6 2020

Thriving in Tough Times: Key Learnings from Reputation ...

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Viewpoint | Mar 16 2020

Corporate Engagement – A Guidebook for Entrepreneurs

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Viewpoint | Mar 9 2020

Trust & Brand: How Chris Morgan Helped Build ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Feb 24 2020

From $5 Million to $1 Billion: How Tableau’s ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Feb 3 2020

From Good to Great: How Go-to-Market Leaders Transform ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Dec 14 2019

How a Crisis can Turn a CEO into ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Oct 31 2019

Five Tips for Effective Entrepreneur-Investor Pitch Meetings

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Viewpoint | Sep 13 2019

Mayfield Turns 50: Insights from 5 Decades of ...

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Video | Sep 13 2019

People First Network | Mayfield Host Navin Chaddha: ...

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Video | Sep 13 2019

People First Network | Stanford President Emeritus John ...

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Video | Sep 13 2019

People First Network | HashiCorp Co-founder Mitchell Hashimoto: ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Video | Sep 13 2019

People First Network | Moat Co-founder Jonah Goodhart: ...

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Video | Sep 13 2019

People First Network | Cisco Chairman Emeritus John ...

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Video | Sep 13 2019

People First Network | Lyft Co-founder John Zimmer: ...

Consumer | Company Building

Video | Sep 13 2019

People First Network | Poshmark CEO Manish Chandra: ...

Consumer | Company Building

Video | Sep 13 2019

People First Network | Elastica Founder Rehan Jalil: ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Sep 7 2019

How to be Successful with Distributed Teams

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Aug 22 2019

What Makes A Great Startup Board Member

Company Building

Viewpoint | Jul 29 2019

Shaping the Future with Mission Bio’s Internship Program

Engineering Biology | Company Building

Viewpoint | Jun 28 2019

Focusing on Company Values with InfluxData CEO, Evan ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | May 17 2019

From Compliant to Inclusive – Accessibility at SmartRecruiters

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | May 10 2019

What Surviving An Arctic Snowstorm Taught Me About ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | May 10 2019

5 Keys to Building a Successful Remote Team

Company Building

Viewpoint | May 8 2019

Why Startups Should Diversify Their Boards Early

Conscious Capital | Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 19 2019

Outreach & Mayfield: Conversations in Diversity & Inclusion

Conscious Capital | Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 18 2019

Retaining All-Stars with Refresh Grants – Tips and ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Mar 25 2019

Benefits Trends for the Millennial Workforce

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Viewpoint | Mar 6 2019

Building a People-First Company

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Article | Mar 5 2019

The Four Key Elements to Scaling Health IT ...

Engineering Biology | Company Building

Viewpoint | Nov 19 2018

Leadership Lessons from John Chambers

Company Building

Viewpoint | Nov 19 2018

Overnight Success Now Requires a Little More Time

Company Building

Viewpoint | Oct 19 2018

Four Leadership Lessons From A VC To First-Time ...

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Viewpoint | Oct 3 2018

Building Synthetic Biology Companies at Scale

Engineering Biology | Company Building

Article | Aug 30 2018

Mayfield Seasoned SaaS Investor Rajeev Batra Shares View ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Jun 29 2018

Four Questions Every Founder Should Ask Potential Investors

Company Building

Viewpoint | May 7 2018

Navin Chaddha Shares POV on Venture Industry

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Podcast | May 1 2018

How ecommerce startups can win against Amazon

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 12 2018

Five Rules Every Startup Should Live By

Company Building

Viewpoint | Mar 16 2018

Navin Chaddha Shares Insights about Lyft and more ...

Consumer | Company Building

Entrepreneur Journey | Feb 2 2018

Improving Planetary Health with Lyndon and Peter Rive ...

Consumer | Company Building | Gamechangers

Viewpoint | Jan 8 2018

Digital Identity Drives Gigya’s DNA of Success

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | Oct 23 2017

Stanford President Emeritus Dr. John Hennessy Shares Insights ...

Company Building

Video | Apr 12 2017

Rishi Garg on Staying Sane While Selling Your ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Feb 23 2017

Turning Great Companies into True Franchises

Consumer | Company Building

Podcast | Feb 15 2017

Curiosity, Spark, and Building a Better Model

Company Building

Viewpoint | Jan 9 2017

6 Reasons Why Digital Health Startups Will Fail

Engineering Biology | Company Building

Podcast | Jan 3 2017

Mayfield’s Own Tim Chang on The Twenty Minute ...

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Viewpoint | Nov 23 2016

7 Strategies to Lead Your Board

Company Building

Viewpoint | Nov 11 2016

All Industries Are (Becoming) Tech Industries — How ...

Company Building

Podcast | Aug 31 2016

Choose your people first

Company Building

Podcast | Aug 17 2016

Making Sense of Digital Media

Company Building

Podcast | Aug 4 2016

Passion cannot be short term

Company Building

Podcast | Jul 7 2016

The Kitchen Sink Cabinet

Company Building

Article | Jun 13 2016

“The Future of Work” Ebook 

Company Building

Podcast | Jun 10 2016

The Accidental Entrepreneur

Company Building

Viewpoint | Jan 29 2016

Top 10 Insights of 2015 from Tech’s Leading ...

Company Building

Podcast | Dec 15 2015

The importance of letting go as a leader

Company Building

Podcast | Dec 2 2015

Having passion for the problem

Company Building

Podcast | Nov 11 2015

The big fish and little fish of leadership

Company Building

Podcast | Oct 28 2015

The value of long-term relationships

Company Building

Podcast | Oct 14 2015

Bringing Data to the Customer Experience

Company Building

Podcast | Sep 30 2015

Bootstrapping and Taking The Long View

Company Building

Podcast | Sep 16 2015

Starting a movement

Company Building

Podcast | Sep 9 2015

Staying True To Your Vision

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Podcast | Sep 2 2015

People Make Products

Company Building

Viewpoint | Jan 30 2015

Our Answer to the “Why India Now?” Question

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Viewpoint | Nov 14 2014

Our View on the Reasons for Optimism During ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Aug 30 2014

Five Factors in Building Giants of the Big ...

Enterprise | Company Building

Viewpoint | May 26 2014

Tech’s next most powerful role will be dominated ...

Company Building

Viewpoint | Apr 12 2014

A Wearables Startup Playbook

Consumer | Company Building

Viewpoint | Mar 29 2014

Our Advice to Start-Up CEOs

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Viewpoint | Nov 12 2012

Rules of the Road for the Era of ...

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Viewpoint | May 11 2012

Gamification: Insights And Emerging Trends

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