Mayfield Chat with Champions
By Mayfield, a global venture capital firm
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Chat with Champions features a series of conversations between Navin Chaddha, Managing Director of venture capital firm Mayfield, and successful entrepreneurs of enterprise and consumer technology companies. The 20-25 minute chats will cover the entrepreneur's journey, key learnings and guiding principles on leadership, culture, building teams and creating categories.
||CleanHow ecommerce startups can win against Amazon||In 2016, U.S. consumers spent $360 billion at online retailers, with Amazon accounting for a whopping $150 billion of that. In other words, almost 50 cents of every ecommerce dollar goes to Amazon. Amazon is hard to beat on price, selection,||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCuriosity, Spark, and Building a Better Model||Jason Kilar’s interest in customer service was sparked by a visit to Disney World when he was 10 years old. The wonder he felt as he walked underneath the train station and out onto Main Street stays with him to this day. It was a pivot point for him,||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPassion for health care and for helping people||Ron Gutman began his entrepreneurial journey leading a multi-dimensional group of graduate students and faculty that focused on personalized medicine. As a result, Gutman found his passion for health care and helping people.||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChoose your people first||James Currier focuses on building businesses with network effects, but he builds those businesses by choosing the right people first. Currier started as a schoolboy entrepreneur, selling worms to fishermen at six and later selling boxer shorts in colle||8/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking Sense of Digital Media||Jonah Goodhart started his entrepreneurial journey while still in college at Cornell University. What started out a bit haphazardly with an email list turned into solid learning opportunities that have informed his business decisions along the way.||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPassion cannot be short term||Rehan Jalil came to the US to attend graduate school and then took a job at Sun Microsystems, accidentally ending up in Silicon Valley that would be the base for the rest of his career. Recognizing that he wanted to make a positive impact on the world,.||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Kitchen Sink Cabinet||Manish Chandra is founder and CEO of Poshmark. As a serial entrepreneur, he also founded Kaboodle in 2005, one of the industry’s first social shopping sites, which was acquired by Hearst, and prior to that,||7/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Accidental Entrepreneur||Jake Winebaum (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jake_Winebaum), founder & CEO of Brighter (www.brighter.com), a Saas-enabled dental marketplace, has been a serial entrepreneur for 35 years and throughout his career has been responsible for many successful.||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe importance of letting go as a leader||Dheeraj Pandey is the co-founder and CEO of Nutanix, one of the private billion-dollar unicorns of Silicon Valley. In this episode, which closes out this first season of Chat with Champions, Dheeraj talks about his start in the technology business and||12/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHaving passion for the problem||Max Levchin is a serial entrepreneur with a long list of credits to his name, including being co-founder of PayPal, chairman of Yelp, board member of Yahoo, and is currently involved in two exciting companies, Affirm, where he serves as CEO,||12/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Mayfield Chat with Champions podcast is excellent!!!
So many great, little-known stories about startups for entrepreneurs by some of the top names in tech. Listen to Top 100 tech investor Navin Chaddha interview Max Levchin, Phil Fernandez, Chris Michel, and more. Highly recommended!!!