| 8.3.21 |
Not Until NotCo: The Future of Food is Here
We’re excited to announce our investment in NotCo, an innovative foodtech company that makes delicious plant-based dairy and meat products, as part of its $235 million Series D financing.
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| 7.15.21 |
Why “Make It, Don’t Fake It” is the Best Advice for Leaders
Sabrina Horn shares tips on how to "make it” authentically, instead of faking your way to success.
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| 5.26.21 |
Salt Security — Securing APIs, the Building Blocks of Modern Software Apps
DFJ Growth is excited to announce our investment in the $70 million Series C of Salt Security as they advance the modern security paradigm for APIs.
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| 5.20.21 |
Collective Health: DFJ Growth Founder Story
"Startups are fun. You push a button and something happens because there’s not a lot of bureaucracy and it’s a very tight feedback loop." Ali Diab, co-founder and CEO of Collective Health
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| 5.19.21 |
Sticky Storytelling
Sticky storytelling is an art — but it’s an art with a ton of work behind it. Communications execs Trevor Hammond and Mike Baker share their sticky-storytelling strategies.
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| 4.28.21 |
Sysdig — Securing the New Frontier of Container and Cloud-first Architectures
DFJ Growth is thrilled to announce our investment in Sysdig, the emerging leader in container and cloud-first security, as part of its $188 million Series F funding round.
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| 4.28.21 |
Alchemy — “Backing the Chain Gang”
"We’ve been preparing for this moment at DFJ Growth for the past seven years." DFJ Growth joins the Alchemy team with an investment in their Series B financing.
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| 4.14.21 |
Coinbase Fetches $85 Billion Valuation in Market Debut
“For both Coinbase and crypto, this is the graduation from the early, nascent days.” - DFJ Growth Partner Barry Schuler
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| 4.4.21 |
Coinbase: Coming-of-age moment for cryptocurrency
“There’s no question millennials and younger people gravitate toward crypto. They look at the traditional financial infrastructure and they see it as rigged, and they’re right.” - DFJ Growth Partner Barry Schuler
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| 3.20.21 |
Outreach
Market fitness, and subsequent market leadership, can only be achieved by working intimately with customers. Manny Medina, co-founder and CEO of Outreach, talks about how his customers — and sales teams — steered the company to make the pivot that put Outreach on the path to success.
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| 3.20.21 |
Unity
The IPO process often leaves employees feeling powerless over their post-IPO destiny. Unity CEO John Riccitiello talks about their innovative UPO — “Unity Public Offering” — process and how well it worked for everyone.
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| 3.20.21 |
Splice
Software can be applied to a complex and diverse set of challenges. Splice co-founder and CEO Steve Martocci talks about how his company is applying software engineering excellence to the rapidly evolving needs of musicians to best serve this important creative community.
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| 3.20.21 |
Cohesity
Every journey is different, but all companies have to sustain values and culture as they grow. Mohit Aron, Cohesity founder and CEO, discusses how his company began by focusing on data backup and expanded by adding the right talent to serve their customer’s increasing data management needs.
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| 2.22.21 |
Splice gets $55 million to bring beats from bedrooms to bandstands
Splice, an AI-infused, beat-making software service for music producers, raised a $55 million financing round.
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| 2.22.21 |
Want to Make a Hit Record From Your Bedroom? Ask Splice.
Unknown Irish musician Shane Codd used music sampling service Splice to created a top 10 hit and get a lucrative record deal - now he's famous.
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| 2.18.21 |
How to Develop, Reinforce, and Live by Company Values
Internal communications consultant Daria Kissner shares information on how to reinforce company values that help inspire, inform, and connect colleagues — especially at a time when real-life connections among coworkers are hard to come by.
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| 1.29.21 |
Going Public: Creating and Communicating the Very Best IPO Experience
Communications leaders at DFJ Growth-backed Unity and Sumo Logic share lessons learned about going public in today’s IPO environment.
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| 11.20.20 |
Neocis: DFJ Growth Founder Story
Alon Mozes, co-founder and CEO of Neocis, shares his entrepreneurial journey and how he navigates the challenges of leading his company through a pandemic
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| 11.10.20 |
Hopping Into The Next Generation of Live Events
DFJ Growth is thrilled to announce our investment in Hopin, the emerging leader in virtual events, as part of its $ 125 million Series B financing.
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| 11.5.20 |
Insights from DFJ Growth's mental well-being webinar
Research psychologist Damian Vaughn, PhD, on coping with the pandemic era’s mental-health challenges.
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| 10.9.20 |
Rise of the Robots: Enter Neocis
Today, after hearing a wave of glowing reviews from highly accomplished leaders in the field, we are excited to announce our investment in Neocis as it lays the foundation for the future of dentistry and oral implant surgery.
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| 9.22.20 |
Unity shares close up 31% following market debut
Shares of video game software developer Unity jumped 31.44% in its market debut Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.
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| 9.18.20 |
Sumo Logic stock jumps 22% in latest target-topping Bay Area IPO
Shares of Sumo Logic Inc. jumped by slightly more than 22% Thursday after it raised about $326 million in the fourth target-topping IPO from the Bay Area this week.
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| 8.5.20 |
AI for a Better World — Moving in the Right Direction
DFJ Growth Kevin Tu on how AI is being used to uncover new opportunities, transform industries, and usher in positive change across the world.
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| 7.28.20 |
Changing Company Culture to Include Kids — and Keep Parents Sane
Gabriella Rosen Kellerman, the chief innovation officer for BetterUp, and Kim Vu, global head of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Remitly, share their strategies for lifting up parents and caregivers with both practical and emotional support.
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| 7.21.20 |
DFJ Growth Founder Stories
DFJ Growth portfolio company founders discuss their experiences, what they learned building companies, and give advice to other entrepreneurs.
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| 7.21.20 |
Innovium: DFJ Growth Founder Story
Innovium founder and CEO Rajiv Khemani on going "all in" and challenging conventional wisdom.
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| 7.9.20 |
When Business as Usual is Unusual, What Do You Do?
There is no playbook to help figure out the best strategy in a world suddenly turned upside down by the pandemic. Instead, it has been a time for constant improvisation as organizations discover through trial-and-error what works and what doesn’t.
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| 7.1.20 |
Leading by Example on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Information on how and where to start the tough (but necessary) conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusions at work.
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| 5.16.20 |
Covid-19 Dispatch: Barry Schuler
Harvard Business School Podcast, Managing the Future of Work: DFJ Growth partner, Barry Schuler, discusses risk mitigation, mentoring entrepreneurs through the crisis, and taking the long view.
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| 4.2.20 |
Sumo Logic: DFJ Growth Founder Story
Founder Christian Beedgen tells us how he went from driving a cab in Germany to landing an internship at Amazon in the late 1990s, and in 2010, co-founding the data analytics firm Sumo Logic.
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