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The Power Law of Venture Capital

Sebastian Mallaby, Aileen Lee, and Roelof Botha in Conversation with Stanford’s Leslie Berlin

When you strip away the hype and mystery surrounding Silicon Valley venture capital, what do you find? 

In his new book The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New FutureNew York Times bestselling author Sebastian Mallaby presents an astonishingly frank and intimate story of Silicon Valley’s dominant venture-capital firms and how their strategies and fates have shaped the path of innovation and the global economy. 

On March 10 at 7 p.m.  Mallaby will share his insights in a short presentation then join Sequoia’s Roelof Botha, a leading Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Cowboy Venture's Aileen Lee, for a dynamic discussion moderated by Stanford’s Leslie Berlin. 

What you’ll learn 

  • How does the “power law” drive the venture capital business, Silicon Valley, and the entrepreneurial tech sector? 
  • How do key figures at the Valley’s storied VC firms, such as Sequoia, Kleiner Perkins, Accel, Benchmark and Andreesen Horowitz, think about venture investing strategy? 
  • What are some of the most pressing challenges and opportunities for the venture capital industry, from expanding diversity and inclusion to advancing  innovative business models? 

What you should expect 

  • Hear the behind-the-scenes stories of venture financing for some of the most iconic triumphs and infamous disasters in Silicon Valley history, from the birth of Apple to WeWork and Uber. 
  • Get The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future book signed by Mallaby immediately following the event. The book will be available for purchase before and after the event.  
  • See a special pop-up exhibit of artifacts, videos, and photos of venture capitalists with their advice for entrepreneurs from the Museum’s growing VC Initiative.
  • Highlights include original business plans and IPO documents as well as oral history clips of VC trailblazers from the CHM oral history collection and Silicon Valley’s iconic Churchill Club events.

CHM is the permanent home of the Churchill Club Recordings, a remarkable collection of Silicon Valley iconic moments, insider lore and a unique and colorful view into history in the making.

 

 

 

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Mar 10, 2022
7:00 pm

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