Why We Invested In Magic Leap

Learning to race a sports car by the seat of your pants, finding the open receiver between the arms of giant pass rushers, swimming with whale sharks, climbing Everest without oxygen, taking your wizard owl from room to room, actually having a monster sleeping under your child’s bed, mining asteroids in orbit, warping the space time continuum, walking through your dream house before hiring a contractor, picking a college without buying a plane ticket, remembering the name of your boss’s spouse and your ex-boyfriend, learning by doing.

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News You Can Use

Into this day, you all thundered and roared,
The best founders and CRO’s that KPCB could afford.
Coming to Stanford, you roared and you thundered,
You lions sat quiet as lambs in the 12 to 200.

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Geology 101

Into Stanford University, you have thundered and roared,
The best founders and CEOs KPCB could afford.
Into this epicenter of disruption, you roared and you thundered,
So many alphas here today for the 12 to 200…

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The Florence of Tech - Poem

Welcome to our world, all 76 of you in number.
You have very high potential, and we couldn’t feel humbler.
You are the top draft picks from university! So it’s obvious that
Your resumes are better looking than your pics on Snapchat.

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How To Craft A Concise Pitch Investors Will Care About

Over the course of many years working in venture capital and the video game business, I’ve listened to hundreds of pitches for new companies and products. After almost every one of those pitches, once the entrepreneur has left the room, a post-game review ensues. There are consistent patterns in those discussions; aspiring entrepreneurs, pay attention.

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