WELCOME ROMERO RODRIGUES!

We are pleased to announce that Romero Rodrigues has joined Redpoint eventures as a new Managing Director. Romero is the “poster child” for the Brazilian Internet entrepreneur as an economic force. He is an inspiration for why we originally co-founded the fund– to discover, nurture and steadily grow alongside Brazil’s best and brightest entrepreneurial startup … Continue reading

Launch of Cubo: A New Hub for Brazilian Startups

In 2011 Redpoint and eventures created a Sao Paulo-based joint venture known as Redpoint eventures focused on early stage consumer Internet startups in Brazil.  It’s a $130 million fund that is operated independently from Redpoint but draws on the network and expertise from the Redpoint partnership and portfolio.  We recently launched an innovation hub designed … Continue reading

Welcome Evan Doll

We are thrilled to welcome Evan Doll as an EIR to Redpoint. I have known Evan for 7+ years. A mutual friend introduced us when he was at Apple working on the first mail, clock and calendar apps for the first  iPhone.  We hit it off right away. We started throwing around product ideas back and … Continue reading

Is AWS The Most Important Enterprise Company?

As Amazon wrapped up its 4th annual AWS re:Invent Conference last week, it became clear to me that the company is no longer just a developer platform; but rather a full-fledged enterprise company serving the needs of small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. AWS is dominating the public cloud market, and it is increasingly clear that this market represents … Continue reading

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

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