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Humble Beginnings
V I TA L S I G N S   A Little Personal History




                                             © 2011 Sequoia Capital   2
 FOUNDERS
          IDEA
          TIMING


THINGS
                  © Play Bigger Advisors
NOW




© 2011 Sequoia Capital   4
THEN




       © 2011 Sequoia Capital   5
NOW




L AR R Y
P AG E




           © 2011 Sequoia Capital   6
THEN
1998




       L AR R Y      P AG E
       S E R G E Y     B R I N




                    1999         2004    TODA...
NOW




J O H N
C H AM B E R S



    © 2011 Sequoia Capital   8
THEN
1987




       S AN D Y   L E R N E R
       L E N   B O S AC K


                    1987         1990    TODAY
   ...
NOW




J E F F
W E I N E R



     © 2011 Sequoia Capital   10
THEN
2003




       R E I D   H O F F M AN




                     2003       2011    TODAY
                    Series A...
NOW




O M AR
H AM O U I
             © 2011 Sequoia Capital   12
THEN
2006




       O M AR   H AM O U I


                        2006       2010
                      Series A   Acquir...
PROPS TO PAUL, JESSICA & TEAM




                                P AU L
                                G R AH A M
      ...
THE
FOUNDERS
CODETM




          Misfits
   Failures Iterate
            Relentless
           Insight
         Focused
 ...
THEY WERE ONCE IN YOUR SHOES




                               © 2011 Sequoia Capital   16
Idea
UNIQUE & COMPELLING




                      © 2011 Sequoia Capital   18
C R E AT I V E
TENSIONS


          Obvious     Unique or novel

Lots of competitors   Handful of niche players

      Eas...
Timing
S&P DECLINE 1973 – 74 43%                                 1980 – 82 17%                                                   ...
INTERNET/MOBILE START-UP COSTS
                                                         DROPPED 90%



                   ...
MOBILE OUTPACES PC, INTERNET RAMP
                1980                          1990                                2000  ...
POST-PC RAMP TO 10 BILLION




                             © 2011 Sequoia Capital   24
THE WEB GRAVITATED TOWARDS
              FREE + AD SUPPORTED

                                                       Payme...
NEW AND DIVERSE MODELS ARE BEING EXPERIMENTED
                  WITH IN THE MOBILE ECONOMY TODAY

                        ...
…Great Causes
NOT THE REAL STORY




Top VC Firms Benefit From Wave of IPOs
Silicon Valley's technology boom is giving a lift to the ven...
THE REAL STORY

MacArthur Foundation
International Justice




                                © 2011 Sequoia Capital
THE REAL STORY

Rockefeller Foundation
Community Safety and Survival




                                        © 2011 Se...
THE REAL STORY

Sloan Kettering
Cancer Research and Treatment




                                        © 2011 Sequoia C...
THE REAL STORY

Moore Foundation
Ecosystem Conservation




                                 © 2011 Sequoia Capital
THE REAL STORY

Wellcome Trust
Biomedical Research




                              © 2011 Sequoia Capital
THE REAL STORY

MIT
Student Scholarships




                               © 2011 Sequoia Capital
Alfred I Dupont Trust      MIT
Amherst College            Northwestern University
Barr Foundation            Norwich Unive...
Q&A
goetz@sequoiacap.com
THEY WERE ONCE IN YOUR SHOES




                               © 2011 Sequoia Capital   37
JOIN US




          © 2011 Sequoia Capital   38
Thank You
Jim Goetz (goetz@sequoiacap.com)
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  1. Humble Beginnings
  2. V I TA L S I G N S A Little Personal History © 2011 Sequoia Capital 2
  3.  FOUNDERS  IDEA  TIMING THINGS © Play Bigger Advisors
  4. NOW © 2011 Sequoia Capital 4
  5. THEN © 2011 Sequoia Capital 5
  6. NOW L AR R Y P AG E © 2011 Sequoia Capital 6
  7. THEN 1998 L AR R Y P AG E S E R G E Y B R I N 1999 2004 TODAY Series A IPO Market Cap $7.5M $27B $194B © 2011 Sequoia Capital 7
  8. NOW J O H N C H AM B E R S © 2011 Sequoia Capital 8
  9. THEN 1987 S AN D Y L E R N E R L E N B O S AC K 1987 1990 TODAY Series A IPO Market Cap $1.9M $224M $95B © 2011 Sequoia Capital 9
  10. NOW J E F F W E I N E R © 2011 Sequoia Capital 10
  11. THEN 2003 R E I D H O F F M AN 2003 2011 TODAY Series A IPO Market Cap $4M $4B $9B © 2011 Sequoia Capital 11
  12. NOW O M AR H AM O U I © 2011 Sequoia Capital 12
  13. THEN 2006 O M AR H AM O U I 2006 2010 Series A Acquired $3.3M $750M © 2011 Sequoia Capital 13
  14. PROPS TO PAUL, JESSICA & TEAM P AU L G R AH A M J E S S I C A L I V I N G S T O N © 2011 Sequoia Capital 14
  15. THE FOUNDERS CODETM Misfits Failures Iterate Relentless Insight Focused Rebels Underdogs Unconventional Long-term Agility © 2011 Sequoia Capital 15
  16. THEY WERE ONCE IN YOUR SHOES © 2011 Sequoia Capital 16
  17. Idea
  18. UNIQUE & COMPELLING © 2011 Sequoia Capital 18
  19. C R E AT I V E TENSIONS Obvious Unique or novel Lots of competitors Handful of niche players Easy to build “Turing” award 50% improvement 10X better Too Early First Mover © 2011 Sequoia Capital
  20. Timing
  21. S&P DECLINE 1973 – 74 43% 1980 – 82 17% 1987 30% 1973 1975 1977 1979 1981 1983 1985 1987 ATARI TANDEM APPLE AMCC LINEAR TECH ORACLE CISCO LSI LOGIC SYMANTEC 3COM EA UPS AND DOWNS 1990 15% 1998 15% 2000-02 44% 1989 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 MICROCHIP ARBOR FLEXTRONCIS YAHOO! REDBACK PAYPAL GOOGLE DOCUMENTUM NVIDIA NETAPP NETSCREEN RACKSPACE INS 2007 – 08 16% 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 GREENDOT ARUBA SOURCEFIRE YOUTUBE ADMOB DROPBOX UNITY SQUARE ISILON ZAPPOS PALO ALTO FIREYE JIVE POCKETGEMS TUMBLR LINKED-IN KAYAK BUMP MONGO AIRBNB © 2011 Sequoia Capital 21
  22. INTERNET/MOBILE START-UP COSTS DROPPED 90% marketplace $ STARTUP COSTS App Store 2000 2011 © 2011 Sequoia Capital 22
  23. MOBILE OUTPACES PC, INTERNET RAMP 1980 1990 2000 2010 PCs ~7 years from 10 to 100M 1976-78 1987 1994 2005 Apple, Microsoft 10M 100M 800M founded users users users Internet ~5 years from 10 to 100M 1990 1993 1996 1998 2005 HTTP, web 10M AOL flat- 100M 1B browser users rate users users invented pricing Mobile Internet <4 years from 10 2002 2005 2007 to 100M First RIM 10M iPhone Blackberry users launched © 2011 Sequoia Capital 23
  24. POST-PC RAMP TO 10 BILLION © 2011 Sequoia Capital 24
  25. THE WEB GRAVITATED TOWARDS FREE + AD SUPPORTED Payment Ongoing Advertising Training & Premium In App Transaction None Lead-gen Support Subscription Content Based Paid Payment Upfront SaaS Web Contract 2000s Free © 2011 Sequoia Capital 25
  26. NEW AND DIVERSE MODELS ARE BEING EXPERIMENTED WITH IN THE MOBILE ECONOMY TODAY Payment Ongoing Advertising Training & Premium In App Transaction None Lead-gen Support Subscription Content Based Paid Payment Upfront Contract Free © 2011 Sequoia Capital 26
  27. …Great Causes
  28. NOT THE REAL STORY Top VC Firms Benefit From Wave of IPOs Silicon Valley's technology boom is giving a lift to the venture-capital industry. But many of the gains are being disproportionately reaped by brand-name venture firms, which are benefiting from a wave of Internet IPOs and the soaring valuations of closely held companies…. © 2011 Sequoia Capital
  29. THE REAL STORY MacArthur Foundation International Justice © 2011 Sequoia Capital
  30. THE REAL STORY Rockefeller Foundation Community Safety and Survival © 2011 Sequoia Capital
  31. THE REAL STORY Sloan Kettering Cancer Research and Treatment © 2011 Sequoia Capital
  32. THE REAL STORY Moore Foundation Ecosystem Conservation © 2011 Sequoia Capital
  33. THE REAL STORY Wellcome Trust Biomedical Research © 2011 Sequoia Capital
  34. THE REAL STORY MIT Student Scholarships © 2011 Sequoia Capital
  35. Alfred I Dupont Trust MIT Amherst College Northwestern University Barr Foundation Norwich University Boston College Princeton University Boston University Rensselaer Bowdoin College Rw Johnson Foundation Brown University Rockefeller Foundation Bush Foundation Smithsonian Institution Claremont McKenna Stanford University Colby College The Ford Foundation GREAT CAUSES Columbia University University Of Chicago Cornell University University Of Minnesota Dartmouth College University Of Notre Dame Duke University University Of Rochester Georgia Tech Foundation USC Harvard University Vanderbilt University Hewlett Foundation Washington University James Irvine Foundation Wellcome Trust Johns Hopkins University Wellesley College Macarthur Foundation Williams College Moore Foundation © 2011 Sequoia Capital 35
  36. Q&A goetz@sequoiacap.com
  37. THEY WERE ONCE IN YOUR SHOES © 2011 Sequoia Capital 37
  38. JOIN US © 2011 Sequoia Capital 38
  39. Thank You Jim Goetz (goetz@sequoiacap.com)
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