Scott Kupor shares useful insights about his firm and the VC philosophy on Sand Hill Road

Scott Kupor, author of Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It and the Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, has overseen the firm’s growth to 150 employees and more than $7 billion in assets under management. Its portfolio companies include Lyft, Airbnb, Facebook, Slack, Instacart, and Magic Leap.

In a recent fireside chat as part of an event during “Austin Start-up Week,” Kupor shared some useful insights that were captured in this post with a captivating headline: ” One of the Secrets of Sand Hill Road is for Entrepreneurs not to Mitigate Risks for VCs but Instead to Swing for the Fences.”

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