When Investing In Mobile, You Need Both Method and Magic

  Mobile has become one of the most powerful technology platforms the consumer has ever experienced. These pocket-size super-computers are changing the way we live, work, and play, with always-on broadband Internet access, location, and user-aware context of delivery and predictive services.  But even more notably to me as an investor, mobile has paved the … Continue reading

Caspida: How to Win in Security

Last week, we were thrilled to share the news that our portfolio company, Caspida, was acquired by Splunk. Caspida will help Splunk tackle some of the most fundamental and complex challenges in security around privileged data loss and suspicious user activity and improve Splunk’s ability to detect, respond to and mitigate both advanced persistent threats … Continue reading

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?


  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

Andy Rubin and Jeff Brody

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