Backing Tactile’s Series A

At Redpoint, we have been excited about the consumerization of the enterprise for some time. The idea is simple – target professionals inside of businesses with applications that make their working lives more productive. Many successful businesses have emerged that employ this business model. Good examples of these are Yammer, Dropbox and Evernote. Redpoint has … Continue reading

A Look Back at 2013

Launched just 18 months ago by sister-brother duo Adora and Aaron Cheung, Homejoy has quickly emerged as the leader in the on-demand home services market. Read why we invested.A few months ago, Redpoint backed the CyanogenMod team on their Series A, and Scott Raney explains why we supported their Series B this month. Founded only … Continue reading

Backing CyanogenMod’s Series B & Solving the Android Painpoint

Android has been one of the most extraordinary software movements in history.  When the product was launched in 2007, Andy Rubin and company radically transformed the mobile industry by open sourcing a powerful operating system that rivaled and, in some ways, improved upon iOS.  Mobile handset manufacturers and carriers quickly latched onto this movement in … Continue reading

Backing Homejoy – the “Get Help” Button for Your Home

  We’re pleased to announce our investment in Homejoy.  Launched just 18 months ago by sister-brother duo Adora and Aaron Cheung, Homejoy has quickly emerged as the leader in the on-demand home services market. Initially focused on home cleaning, Homejoy delivers to consumers a hassle-free, quality cleaning service at a fraction of the cost typically … Continue reading

Our latest investment: DraftKings Series B

One of the most exciting aspects of venture investing is when we see a company that plays a role in creating a consumer phenomenon. DraftKings is just that sort of company. Founded only a year ago, DraftKings is a leader in the emerging space of real-time fantasy sports, awarding over $50 million in prizes this … Continue reading

A Refreshing New Investment by Redpoint

I have been waiting for an app like Refresh to come along for a while now, and I’m really excited that Redpoint had the opportunity to invest.  As a VC, I spend much of my time meeting new entrepreneurs, and reconnecting with executives and strategic partners that I see only occasionally.  My job is ultimately … Continue reading

Redpoint Invests in Twilio

As you may have heard, Redpoint has invested in Twilio. We have been admirers of the company for some time and are thrilled to welcome them to the portfolio. By building an incredibly powerful and easy to use communications API platform with a disruptive business model, hundreds of thousands of developers have leveraged Twilio to build … Continue reading