FounderLine Episode 7 with guest Josh Elman

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Jun 20 2014 58 mins  

FounderLine host Joe Beninato and guest Josh Elman of Greylock Partners answer listener questions including:

  • What are the verticals you are most interested in exploring from an investment standpoint?
  • How does having a strong product background help you in picking a company to invest in?
  • What do you consider the ideal founding team in terms of engineers, designers, business people, etc.
  • When you start a company, what is the ideal time to bring in a product manager? How much of a role should the product manager have?
  • How do you keep the pace of innovation after a startup is acquired by another company?

In the "Ask the Lawyer" segment, Mitch Zuklie of Orrick discusses how best to work with consultants.