Sequoia Capital: Roelof Botha at Stanford's E-Bootcamp 2011

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Roelof Botha's keynote from BASES Entrepreneurial Bootcamp (E-Bootcamp) at Stanford.

Sequoia Capital: Roelof Botha at Stanford's E-Bootcamp 2011

  1. 1. Humble Beginnings<br />True Entrepreneur Tales<br />Roelof Botha<br />
  2. 2. Now<br />
  3. 3. Then<br />
  4. 4. Now<br />
  5. 5. Then <br />
  6. 6. 2011<br />Steve Jobs<br />
  7. 7. 1976<br />Steve Wozniak<br />Steve Jobs<br />Consumer electronics<br />
  8. 8. 2011<br />John Riccitiello<br />
  9. 9. 1982<br />Trip Hawkins<br />Consumer entertainment software<br />
  10. 10. 2011<br />John Chambers<br />
  11. 11. 1987<br />Sandy Lerner<br />Len Bosack<br />Networking networks <br />
  12. 12. 2011<br />Carol Bartz<br />
  13. 13. 1994<br />Jerry Yang<br />David Filo<br />Internet communications, commerce & media<br />
  14. 14. 2011<br />Larry Page<br />
  15. 15. 1998<br />Larry Page<br />Sergey Brin<br />Ultimate search engine<br />
  16. 16. 2011<br />Scott Thompson<br />
  17. 17. 1998<br />Peter Thiel<br />Elon Musk<br />v<br />Max Levchin<br />Digital payments services<br />
  18. 18. 2011<br />Tony Hsieh<br />
  19. 19. 1999<br />Nick Swinmurn<br />Shoe retail services<br />
  20. 20. 2011<br />Jeff Weiner<br />
  21. 21. 2003<br />Reid Hoffman<br />Business social networking services<br />
  22. 22. 2011<br />Steve Chen<br />Chad Hurley<br />
  23. 23. 2005<br />Steve Chen<br />Chad Hurley<br />Jawed Karim<br />Internet media<br />
  24. 24. 2011<br />Omar Hamoui<br />
  25. 25. 2006<br />Omar Hamoui<br />Mobile advertising marketplace services<br />
  26. 26. Commonalities - Yesterday<br />
  27. 27. Commonalities - Today<br />
  28. 28. The Creative Process<br />Imagination<br />Perseverance<br />Initiative<br />
  29. 29. ✔Underdogs<br />✔Insight<br />✔Personal<br />✔Focused<br />✔Unconventional<br />✔Iterate<br />✔Agility<br />✔Relentless<br />✔Long-term<br />The Founders Code™<br />
  30. 30. Elements of a Sustainable Company<br />✔ Clarity of purpose<br />✔ Spectacular market<br />✔ Alleviate customer pain<br />✔ Team DNA<br />✔ Singular product<br />✔ Real operating margins<br />✔ Frugality<br />✔ Inferno with a single match<br />
  31. 31. They Were Once in Your Shoes<br />
  32. 32. Welcome to<br />eBootcamp<br />Class of<br />2011<br />
  33. 33. Thank You<br />botha@sequoiacap.com<br />

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