Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Aug 1, 2014

FounderLine host Joe Beninato and guest John Lilly of Greylock Partners answer listener questions including:

  • After a startup like Tumblr or Instagram is acquired, do you still stay involved and help the founders?
  • How many startup pitches do you receive every day and how many of those do you respond to?
  • When Greylock makes an investment, does the decision have to be unanimous? What if one of more partners disagree?
  • When you're deciding how to invest, what are the relative importances of the problem space, the founders, and the team?
  • I'm a successful entrepreneur interested in moving to the VC side. What's the best way to do this?

In the "Ask The Lawyer" segment, Mitch Zuklie of Orrick discusses acquisitions