Announcing Redpoint VI

Today we are pleased to share the news that Redpoint has closed Redpoint VI, a $400 million early stage fund. Like its predecessor funds, Redpoint VI will be invested in Seed, Series A and Series B rounds of the next generation of industry-defining consumer and enterprise startups. Redpoint was founded 15 years ago based on … Continue reading

Does Your Start-Up Know How to Interview?

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  Knowing how to effectively interview and evaluate candidates is critical to finding the right talent,  yet most companies don’t take the time to help their teams learn this important skill.  If you don’t train your teams to properly interview candidates you can end up hurting your ability to attract rock star talent.  The good … Continue reading

Duo Security: Making Advanced Security Available to All

Today we are excited to announce that Redpoint is leading a growth investment in Duo Security, an emerging leader in the two-factor authentication market. Dug Song and his team have architected an enterprise security solution that is elegant, highly effective, and easy-to-use and deploy. We’re proud to back such a renowned security team expanding the … Continue reading

Andy Rubin Joins Redpoint

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Most people know Andy Rubin as the creator of Android. I know Andy as a twenty-something engineer at WebTV who had built a sleeping loft above his cubicle so he didn’t have to leave the office. 20 years, 3 successful startups, and 2 billion Android devices later, Andy is joining Redpoint as a Venture Partner. … Continue reading

LinkedIn Buys Refresh

Today LinkedIn announced that it is buying Refresh, the mobile app that helps you discover common ground and build stronger relationships by serving up dossiers on the people you meet, just as you need them.  We’re proud to have backed founders Bhavin Shah and Paul Tyma from the company’s early stages and we’re excited to … Continue reading

Building a Strong Talent Community

Redpoint‘s reputation for supporting founding teams was the main reason I joined the firm last fall to head up Talent. My role is to work with our companies and help them build the right sized recruiting and talent programs.  I love working with our founders and finding ways both big and small to help our … Continue reading

Backing Collective Health

I don’t like my existing health plan.  I have good coverage and access to great doctors, but I still find the overall experience to be really frustrating.  Every time a member of my family sees a medical professional, an onslaught of mail follows providing a lot of data, but very little insight.  “THIS IS NOT … Continue reading

Why Every Tech Company—Large and Small—Needs a China Strategy

Everyone knows that China is a complex place for U.S. companies to do business. From the obvious cultural and language differences to the regulatory landscape to the sometimes unpredictable political climate, it can be a country where even the most experienced entrepreneurs and executives stumble. Nonetheless, it is an increasingly vital component of any company’s … Continue reading