Gigster and the Future of Work

It’s no secret that good engineering talent is hard to find. Diverse industries from retail and transportation to banking and insurance have one thing in common: today they are all tech companies themselves and require highly skilled software teams for mission-critical technical projects. Done well, these projects serve as a competitive advantage, done poorly they … Continue reading

Welcome Alex Bard

I am thrilled to announce that Alex Bard is joining Redpoint as a partner and early stage investor. I personally got to know Alex in 2011 when he was raising capital for his company Assistly.  Over the last 6 years, we have witnessed Alex’s commitment to building companies based on integrity and conviction, his passion … Continue reading

The Twenty Minute VC with Scott Raney

I got to chat with Harry Stebbings on the 20 Minute VC Podcast. Check out the episode here. We covered a range of topics including: Why it’s good that startup funding has been down six quarters in a row, and what this means for startups trying to raise How the decision-making process works best for … Continue reading

Announcing our investment in Raise.me

Today we are thrilled to announce our investment in Raise.me, a mission-driven company founded to help high school students gain earlier access to college scholarship money by rewarding their achievements as early as ninth grade. Raise.me helps students prepare for college both financially and academically by incentivizing their academic and extracurricular performance, helping them  meaningfully … Continue reading

Introducing Astro

When my former Zimbra co-founders told me they were ready to start another company, I knew I had to work with them again. This is a team who knows how to build successful companies. Their pitch of using AI to kill information overload while connecting the dots inside the enterprise sealed the deal. I’ve spent … Continue reading

Announcing Redpoint China

We are pleased to share the news that Redpoint has raised a new fund dedicated to the domestic market in China led by our partners David Yuan, Tony Wu and Reggie Zhang. Redpoint China I is a $180 million early stage fund that will allow us to fully capitalize on the positive momentum Redpoint has … Continue reading

Thanking our founders

A few weeks back, we hosted our first ever Redpoint Off the Record event for a group of our closest founders and friends as a way to give back to this community who gives so much to us.  We feel honored to support such committed and ambitious entrepreneurs as they build world-changing companies. We invited … Continue reading