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FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com.

Latest Episodes

FounderLine Episode 39 with Chamath Palihapitiya

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or Twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Chamath Palihapitiya of Social Capital answer viewer questions including:- How much does investor diversity affect the performance of a fund? Do you see LPs seeking out more diverse venture teams?- How do you stay motivated to keep reaching for the stars after all of your success? Do you treat entrepreneurship as a game? Or do you feel connected to entrepreneurship as a purpose?- Why did you decide not to focus on investing in social websites when you have so much experience in that area?- What are th...

62 MIN2015 OCT 8
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FounderLine Episode 39 with Chamath Palihapitiya

FounderLine Episode 38 with guest Mitch Zuklie

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Mitch Zuklie of Orrick answer viewer questions including:- I am starting a company and trying to choose between creating an LLC vs. a corporation. Can you please explain the pros/cons?- What are some common patterns you've observed in the successful founders you have met throughout your life?- You hear about startups getting tangled up fighting frivolous lawsuits, can't raise money because of the suit, and end up settling or shutting down. What can be done to protect your startup from shakedowns like ...

62 MIN2015 OCT 1
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FounderLine Episode 38 with guest Mitch Zuklie

FounderLine Episode 37 with guest Hiten Shah

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Hiten Shah of Quick Sprout answer viewer questions including:- What are some of the best techniques you've seen for growing traffic for consumer web sites and mobile apps?- If your startup has to ask a founder to leave, what advice can you give about that?- What's the most difficult situation you've experienced as a founder and how did you handle it?- Who are your 3 favorite seed investors and why?- What are the most common mistakes you see startup CEOs making?

61 MIN2015 SEP 24
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FounderLine Episode 37 with guest Hiten Shah

FounderLine Episode 36 with guest David Cowan

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest David Cowan of Bessemer Venture Partners answer viewer questions including: What are the main things that you look at in a startup pitch and what is the biggest differentiator between a winning pitch and one that goes back in the stack? We're getting some advice that we should move our startup to San Francisco. Is that really necessary? Are there any recent noteworthy additions to the Bessemer Anti-Portfolio? What was the defining moment when you realized that your idea should be pursued, and what was...

60 MIN2015 SEP 17
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FounderLine Episode 36 with guest David Cowan

FounderLine Episode 35 with guest James Joaquin

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest James Joaquin of Obvious Ventures answer viewer questions including: Given the volatility in the stock markets right now, is there anything startups should be doing to weather the storm? What are some of the characteristics of the best CEOs you've ever worked with? When Obvious is considering an investment, how do you assess whether it's WorldPositive? What do you do if you think a company going to be a winner, but doesn’t meet your criteria? What is the most important founder attribute when you are ...

60 MIN2015 SEP 3
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FounderLine Episode 35 with guest James Joaquin

FounderLine Episode 34 with guest Kent Goldman

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Kent Goldman of Upside Partnership answer viewer questions including: If you're joining a startup of about 50 people, how can you really tell if they're doing well? I work for a ‘unicorn' company in SF. Are there ways a startup employee can cash out of some of their stock options without upsetting the company? Today's NY Times has an article about there being too much capital available right now. Do you anticipate a market correction? Do you think this would be a benefit? How much customer traction d...

61 MIN2015 AUG 27
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FounderLine Episode 34 with guest Kent Goldman

FounderLine Episode 33 with guest Katherine Barr

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Katherine Barr of MDV answer viewer questions including: Given rising valuations, do you think a market correction could have a positive impact if it normalized expectations in growth and hiring? What metrics are you looking at to stay ahead of a potential correction? How much time do you spend evaluating a company before you make an investment? What are the key attributes that get you interested in a company when you first hear about them? How do you decide if a company you’re thinking of investing ...

58 MIN2015 AUG 20
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FounderLine Episode 33 with guest Katherine Barr

FounderLine Episode 32 with guest Satish Dharmaraj

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Satish Dharmaraj of Redpoint Ventures answer viewer questions including: Zimbra was quite ahead of its time, integrating both cloud and mobile when mobile was still young and the cloud didn't yetexist. What was the process for coming up with the product? How did you describe Zimbra when pitching it to VCs? How does a seed stage company get noticed by an investor like you? What are the main advantages and disadvantages of an uncapped note versus a priced round? What are the characteristics of the most ...

61 MIN2015 JUL 16
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FounderLine Episode 32 with guest Satish Dharmaraj

FounderLine Episode 31with guest Josh Stein

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Josh Stein of DFJ answer viewer questions including: People talk about a valuation "bubble". What would it look like if this bubble pops, and how can we hedge against it? How quickly do you make a decision on an investment? What are the key things you look for? Is it team? Product? Something else? How do you envision deal terms changing for later stage investments due to the increase in non traditional investors (e.g mutual funds) with different risk tolerances and liquidity expectations? How does DFJ...

62 MIN2015 JUL 9
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FounderLine Episode 31with guest Josh Stein

FounderLine Episode 30 with guest Philip Rosedale

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Philip Rosedale of High Fidelity answer viewer questions including: What are some of the differences between starting a company today vs back in the 1990's, aside from lower cost of starting? You've been able to raise a lot of money from some great investors. What are the key reasons you're able to do that? Any insights for a first-time CEO? Ray Kurzweil and Andrew Ng are advancing AI with their work at Google Labs and Baidu Research Lab. What advantages do you have in advancing Virtual Reality in sta...

61 MIN2015 JUL 2
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FounderLine Episode 30 with guest Philip Rosedale

Latest Episodes

FounderLine Episode 39 with Chamath Palihapitiya

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or Twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Chamath Palihapitiya of Social Capital answer viewer questions including:- How much does investor diversity affect the performance of a fund? Do you see LPs seeking out more diverse venture teams?- How do you stay motivated to keep reaching for the stars after all of your success? Do you treat entrepreneurship as a game? Or do you feel connected to entrepreneurship as a purpose?- Why did you decide not to focus on investing in social websites when you have so much experience in that area?- What are th...

62 MIN2015 OCT 8
Comments
FounderLine Episode 39 with Chamath Palihapitiya

FounderLine Episode 38 with guest Mitch Zuklie

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Mitch Zuklie of Orrick answer viewer questions including:- I am starting a company and trying to choose between creating an LLC vs. a corporation. Can you please explain the pros/cons?- What are some common patterns you've observed in the successful founders you have met throughout your life?- You hear about startups getting tangled up fighting frivolous lawsuits, can't raise money because of the suit, and end up settling or shutting down. What can be done to protect your startup from shakedowns like ...

62 MIN2015 OCT 1
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FounderLine Episode 38 with guest Mitch Zuklie

FounderLine Episode 37 with guest Hiten Shah

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Hiten Shah of Quick Sprout answer viewer questions including:- What are some of the best techniques you've seen for growing traffic for consumer web sites and mobile apps?- If your startup has to ask a founder to leave, what advice can you give about that?- What's the most difficult situation you've experienced as a founder and how did you handle it?- Who are your 3 favorite seed investors and why?- What are the most common mistakes you see startup CEOs making?

61 MIN2015 SEP 24
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FounderLine Episode 37 with guest Hiten Shah

FounderLine Episode 36 with guest David Cowan

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest David Cowan of Bessemer Venture Partners answer viewer questions including: What are the main things that you look at in a startup pitch and what is the biggest differentiator between a winning pitch and one that goes back in the stack? We're getting some advice that we should move our startup to San Francisco. Is that really necessary? Are there any recent noteworthy additions to the Bessemer Anti-Portfolio? What was the defining moment when you realized that your idea should be pursued, and what was...

60 MIN2015 SEP 17
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FounderLine Episode 36 with guest David Cowan

FounderLine Episode 35 with guest James Joaquin

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest James Joaquin of Obvious Ventures answer viewer questions including: Given the volatility in the stock markets right now, is there anything startups should be doing to weather the storm? What are some of the characteristics of the best CEOs you've ever worked with? When Obvious is considering an investment, how do you assess whether it's WorldPositive? What do you do if you think a company going to be a winner, but doesn’t meet your criteria? What is the most important founder attribute when you are ...

60 MIN2015 SEP 3
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FounderLine Episode 35 with guest James Joaquin

FounderLine Episode 34 with guest Kent Goldman

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Kent Goldman of Upside Partnership answer viewer questions including: If you're joining a startup of about 50 people, how can you really tell if they're doing well? I work for a ‘unicorn' company in SF. Are there ways a startup employee can cash out of some of their stock options without upsetting the company? Today's NY Times has an article about there being too much capital available right now. Do you anticipate a market correction? Do you think this would be a benefit? How much customer traction d...

61 MIN2015 AUG 27
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FounderLine Episode 34 with guest Kent Goldman

FounderLine Episode 33 with guest Katherine Barr

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Katherine Barr of MDV answer viewer questions including: Given rising valuations, do you think a market correction could have a positive impact if it normalized expectations in growth and hiring? What metrics are you looking at to stay ahead of a potential correction? How much time do you spend evaluating a company before you make an investment? What are the key attributes that get you interested in a company when you first hear about them? How do you decide if a company you’re thinking of investing ...

58 MIN2015 AUG 20
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FounderLine Episode 33 with guest Katherine Barr

FounderLine Episode 32 with guest Satish Dharmaraj

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Satish Dharmaraj of Redpoint Ventures answer viewer questions including: Zimbra was quite ahead of its time, integrating both cloud and mobile when mobile was still young and the cloud didn't yetexist. What was the process for coming up with the product? How did you describe Zimbra when pitching it to VCs? How does a seed stage company get noticed by an investor like you? What are the main advantages and disadvantages of an uncapped note versus a priced round? What are the characteristics of the most ...

61 MIN2015 JUL 16
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FounderLine Episode 32 with guest Satish Dharmaraj

FounderLine Episode 31with guest Josh Stein

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Josh Stein of DFJ answer viewer questions including: People talk about a valuation "bubble". What would it look like if this bubble pops, and how can we hedge against it? How quickly do you make a decision on an investment? What are the key things you look for? Is it team? Product? Something else? How do you envision deal terms changing for later stage investments due to the increase in non traditional investors (e.g mutual funds) with different risk tolerances and liquidity expectations? How does DFJ...

62 MIN2015 JUL 9
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FounderLine Episode 31with guest Josh Stein

FounderLine Episode 30 with guest Philip Rosedale

FounderLine is a live weekly webcast devoted to helping startup founders succeed, hosted by seven-time startup entrepreneur and investor Joe Beninato. Each week, Joe welcomes an experienced entrepreneur or investor to discuss startup-related topics and field questions from entrepreneurs around the world. FounderLine is broadcast live, and viewers are welcome to send questions via email or twitter. For more information, go to founderline.com. In this episode, host Joe Beninato and guest Philip Rosedale of High Fidelity answer viewer questions including: What are some of the differences between starting a company today vs back in the 1990's, aside from lower cost of starting? You've been able to raise a lot of money from some great investors. What are the key reasons you're able to do that? Any insights for a first-time CEO? Ray Kurzweil and Andrew Ng are advancing AI with their work at Google Labs and Baidu Research Lab. What advantages do you have in advancing Virtual Reality in sta...

61 MIN2015 JUL 2
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FounderLine Episode 30 with guest Philip Rosedale
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