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

Facebook and others think messaging as a platform is the next big thing. Are they right?


As investors in the mobile ecosystem, we are constantly working to better understand and predict how the unique aspects of the mobile computing platform will allow entrepreneurs to build new and lasting businesses across industries.  Inspired by recent industry developments and conversations we’ve been having with friends and founders creating mobile-first services, we decided to … Continue reading

So, You Want to Go Cloud-Native? First, Ask Why

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Over the last couple years, the term “cloud-native” has entered the collective consciousness of those designing and building applications and the infrastructure that supports them. At its heart, cloud-native refers to a software architecture paradigm tailored for the cloud. It calls that applications 1) employ containers as the atomic unit for packaging and deployment, 2) … Continue reading

Welcoming Our New EIR Justin Palmer

We are thrilled to welcome Justin Palmer as an EiR to Redpoint. I got to know Justin while he was the head of data at LendingHome. My former co-founder (who was by then at a new company) introduced Justin as one of his “smartest customers.” We immediately hit it off, as we shared a data-driven … Continue reading

Viva La Revolution!

Yesterday Tastemade announced their latest round of funding of $40M.   What makes them an important company?  Tastemade is not just a digital video network delivering inexpensive, quality content to digital screens across the world.  Of course that describes some of what they do, but they are also much more. Tastemade is delivering the best  quality … Continue reading