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Career Advice - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Date: 4/20/2005
Length: 3 minutes
Speaker(s): Brook Byers
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: Byers advices graduating students who are budding entrepreneurs to look for a company that will mentor and train them with invaluable experience.

Other Videos in Series

Career Advice - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers advices graduating students who are budding entrepreneurs to look for a company that will mentor and train them with invaluable experience. Watch More
Decision-Making at Kleiner Perkins - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers gives an insight into the decision-making process at Kleiner Perkins on how it makes investment decisions. He advises entrepreneurs on ways to champion starting a selling process in the firm. Watch More
Developing Close Working Relationships - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers reveals how Kleiner Perkins develops close working relationships with its teams by following the 'We are all in this together' attitude. Watch More
Evolution of Start-up Companies - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers talks about the trends in which startups evolved from the mid 90's to the late 90's. Watch More
Getting Funding - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers discusses the process and the time that it takes for an entrepreneur to earn a standing to the time when he might get financed. Watch More
Importance of Stem Cell - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers talks about how he got involved in the stem cell initiative and its importance to him. Watch More
Knowing Your Customers - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers believes that entrepreneurs should have a strong resonance with their customers. An acid test for entrepreneurs is to know their audience. Watch More
Looking for Investors - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers discusses the number of co-investors one should approach and suggests that while going to investors one should know about their investors very well. Watch More
Magic Mondays - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Magic Monday is a meeting day for venture capitalists. Byers talks about the importance of Mondays in venture capitalist organizations. Watch More
Multiple Investors - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers believes that two to three co-investors is a good set for a young venture. An entrepreneur should balance between the number of investors and their minimum stake in the company. Watch More
Passion for Work - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers' passion for his work is the driving force behind his success. Watch More
Size of VC Firms - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Byers discusses the different ways in which venture capital firms size themselves and makes recommendations on how they should go about investing. Watch More
The Ideal Team - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: What does Kleiner Perkins perceive to be an ideal team? Byers believes that an ideal team simply comprises of just the essential people. Watch More
VC Industry: An Ecosystem - Brook Byers (KPCB)
Brook Byers
4/20/2005
Summary: Brook Byers, partner at KPCB, talks about the diversity of the VC industry and uses a biological metaphor to compare the industry to an ecosystem. Watch More

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