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[mer-i-tok-ruh-see]: an elite group of people whose progress is based on ability and talent rather than on class privilege or wealth.

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It’s a meritocracy. I have no doubt that there are pockets of issues. I can only speak about Sequoia, we have quite a few women partners. –Sequoia Capital partner Greg McAdoo, answering a panel questions at TechCrunch Disrupt about whether there’s sexism in the venture capital industry...
[mer-i-tok-ruh-see]: an elite group of people whose progress is based on ability and talent rather than on class privilege or wealth.
Video Highlights From Disrupt NY 2012 – Day 3 [TCTV]
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Airbnb Finally Lands The Zappos Veteran It's Eyed For Years

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Alfred Lin of Sequoia Capital will join the board of directors of Airbnb, the lodging marketplace that's one of the most-watched private companies in Silicon Valley today, Business Insider has learned. Lin and an Airbnb spokesperson confirmed his hire to us on Friday, after Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky announced it...
Airbnb Finally Lands The Zappos Veteran It's Eyed For Years

Airbnb confirms big funding rumor with $117 million round

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Airbnb has raised a $117 million Series C round, according to a new filing with the SEC, which was first spotted by TechCrunch. The room-rental company had been rumored to be raising a huge $150 million round, including participation from Peter Thiel, that could give it a valuation of $2.5...
Airbnb confirms big funding rumor with $117 million round

A Top VC On Sexism In The Industry: 'It's A Meritocracy'

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is being sued for alleged discriminating against its women partners, but Sequoia Capital partner Greg McAdoo insists that the industry is still a meritocracy. At Tech Crunch Disrupt, David Kirkpatrick asked a panel of investors, which also included Kleiner Perkins partner Mike Abbott, about the...
A Top VC On Sexism In The Industry: 'It's A Meritocracy'

How To Choose Your Startup Idea

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Greg McAdoo, Airbnb board member, partner at Sequoia Capital, and Sequoia’s lead on their partnership with Y Combinator. Sequoia is an investor in Airbnb, Cue, Dropbox, Stripe, Weebly and Y Combinator and was an early backer of PayPal. Tomorrow hundreds will meet...
How To Choose Your Startup Idea

Orpheus M. & Mattie Allen McAdoo (of Fisk Jubilee Singers) Papers now available for research at @BeineckeLibrary (YALE) - http://j.mp/b2BoRX

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Orpheus M. & Mattie Allen McAdoo (of Fisk Jubilee Singers) Papers now available for research at @BeineckeLibrary (YALE) - http://j.mp/b2BoRX

Greg McAdoo Exits Sequoia Capital

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Longtime Sequoia Capital venture capitalist Greg McAdoo will be leaving the Silicon Valley firm. The VC has made a number of significant investments as a VC over the years, including in Airbnb, DailyBooth and Y Combinator. Said Sequoia’s Doug Leone: “We’re grateful for Greg’s many contributions to Sequoia over the...
Greg McAdoo Exits Sequoia Capital

Airbnb Could Soon Do $1 Billion A Year In Revenues

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Airbnb, the online marketplace for spare rooms and other unconventional lodging, is poised for rapid growth, according to Michael Pachter, an analyst at Wedbush Securities. In a recent Forbes cover story on Airbnb, Pachter estimated that Airbnb rented 12 million to 15 million room-nights in 2012. Pachter thinks that could increase...
Airbnb Could Soon Do $1 Billion A Year In Revenues

TechCrunch Disrupt NYC LIVE: Day Three! #TCDisrupt

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Hundreds have entered. But only one will walk away with the coveted Disrupt Cup. Who will it be? Stick around to find out but in the meantime we’ve got a rockstar lineup on our final day, including a sit down with a handful of local maker types, Chi-Hua Chien...
TechCrunch Disrupt NYC LIVE: Day Three! #TCDisrupt

Songkick Secures Sequoia’s First Ever UK Investment With A $10m B Round

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Songkick – which allows users to follow music artists, their live music events and book tickets – has raised a $10 million B round of financing from Sequoia Capital. This is Sequoia’s first ever investment in a UK headquartered start-up. The round takes Songkick’s total funding to date to around...
Songkick Secures Sequoia’s First Ever UK Investment With A $10m B Round
No Sexism Here? Sequoia’s Greg McAdoo Says Venture Business Is A “Meritocracy”
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