Please upgrade your browser to make full use of twiends.   chrome   firefox   ie   safari  
Create your own wall, sign in free!
Sequoia Capital
Thank you to Paul, Jonathan, and the entire @BT_Princeton force behind #startat14! The hard work truly paid off.
Fun fact about @weebly: Weebly grew to millions of users exclusively by word of mouth. Now at over 25M users! #startat14
Fun fact about @inkling: Inkling looks for “nerds who can think on their feet.” Do you fit the bill? They’re hiring! #startat14
Fun fact about @SkyhighNetworks: One of Skyhigh’s core values is “spirit of ownership.” Everyone is a leader. #startat14
"We knew that personalization is how we would create value" @katiawb @birchbox #startat14
"The beta website was built on Wordpress with a shopping plugin." @katiawb @birchbox #startat14
Fun fact about @Qualtrics: In 2010, the team was 37 people. Now they are over 500 & the growth is not slowing. #startat14
"We put the right product in the right customer's hands--and that's driven by data" @birchbox co-founder Katia Beauchamp #startat14
Retweeted by Sequoia Capital
"We call it 'discovery retail'. Try, learn and buy." @katiawb @birchbox #startat14
We s​urprised @jankoum today by showing his early resume to #startupschool. Yahoo! shaped Jan's leadership style.
Retweeted by Sequoia Capital
"We're going up against the biggest companies in the world and it's 150 of us." @stgarrity #startat14
Wonderfully simple yet very important advice from @stgarrity #startat14
Cool to see so many smart college seniors meeting up at #startat14 in NYC. Thanks to @schreier @mlz @stgarrity @stanine for a great chat!
Retweeted by Sequoia Capital
"We had 2 offices, a SF office (her apartment) & a Palo Alto office (my apartment)." @stgarrity on the beginning @HearsaySocial #startat14
"The way that you learn is by making mistakes." @stgarrity #startat14
Fun fact about @HearsaySocial: They took over the old @Chiquita banana office and kept the bananas!
3AM anecdote: Jan escapes injury when his tire erupted driving home from the negotiations. #startupschool
Retweeted by Sequoia Capital
Fun fact about @Drawbridge: 1.1 billion customers across 2.6 billion devices #startat14
Fun fact about @okta: One of their values is “Everyone Listens.” The Okta team encourages awesome ideas and experiments.” #startat14
Fascinating conversation with @jankoum and @jimgoetz at #startupschool Thanks Jan and Jim!
On getting to know Facebook: "They had a lot of people doing things that we didn't a finance team. :)" @jankoum #startupschool
"The goal is not revenue. The goal is your mission and revenue is the scoreboard." @stanine @inkling #startat14
Best product decision: "Ability to tap into your address book and use that as your graph." @jankoum #startupschool
On WhatsApp growth: "We wanted to slow our growth so we could build product and infrastructure that didn't crash." -@jankoum #startupschool
"Jan had incredible focus. He ignored most inbound requests and stayed focused on the product." -@jimgoetz
"Idea was a status indicator. We built a lot of code to learn about the contact list, and we made it into a messaging app." #startupschool
"Growing up in a country that didn’t have a whole lot of advertising certainly had an impact on me." @jankoum #startupschool
"We were able to look at what did and didn’t work at Yahoo. We learned so much about scaling from our time there." @jankoum #startupschool
Fun fact about @LIFX: The company was founded in Australia and moved to California, the land of opportunity! #startat14
Fun fact about @eventbrite: They’ve been voted a Best Places to Work in the Bay by the @SFBusinessTimes 5 years in a row. #startat14
WhatsApp's @jankoum and @jimgoetz will be onstage today at the YC #startupschool around 2:30 PM PT. Follow along for more Tweets.
Fun fact about @getClever: When you work Clever, you can have an unlimited Amazon budget. Oh the perks of startups! #startat14
@sequoia @stgarrity The swedish fish at this conference are DELECTABLE! #startat14
Retweeted by Sequoia Capital
Hear from @goakley123 & Richard on the journey from Start @ a Startup to being team members at @thumbtack #startat14
15 people a year ago, now at 75. @thumbtack is growing strong! They're hiring! #startat14
"How do you sell the first fax machine? That is what we had to do." @mlz on behavior modification #startat14
"What's the biggest problem we can solve with technology?" @mlz and @swaaanson asked themselves in the beginning #startat14
Fun fact about @thumbtack: During the founding years, @mlz & @swaaanson lived in a tiny apartment and one slept in the closet. #startat14
Fun fact about @Chartboost: They refer to their team members as “Boosters” or “architects of awesome”. #startat14
"Your customers are always right about the problem, but rarely right about the solution." @stgarrity from @HearsaySocial #startat14
Retweeted by Sequoia Capital
Fun fact about @Dropbox: The team is growing at a rate of 146% yoy. A startup should not be defined by size, but rate of growth. #startat14
@HearsaySocial advice to college senior self: pick a direction, focus, and work hard, but keep sighting #startat14
Retweeted by Sequoia Capital
The students ready for #startat14. Introducing them to 30 awesome startups is my favorite day of the year.
Retweeted by Sequoia Capital
"You have a 10x greater likelihood of success if you join a proven, solid vc-backed startup." @schreier #startat14
With @jankoum at 2:30 pm “@ycombinator: Startup School Silicon Valley 2014 live stream kicks off at 11am
Retweeted by Sequoia Capital