An overview of the finalists who will be pitching at the Amplify business pitch competition
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Geoff Yang introduces Redpoint Ventures, a VC formed in 1999 with partners from Brentwood Venture Capital and Institutional Venture Partners. These two firms have been successfully investing in technology since the early days of venture capital. The team behind Redpoint has collective experience of over $2 billion under management - with 32 IPOs and 54 upside acquisitions.
In a 2nd video, Scott Raney, partner with Redpoint Ventures, tells what the firm looks
for when evaluating investments in the mobile applications market, and
gives tips for entrepreneurs looking for funding.
Invested in Intermix (MySpace), which was bought by News Corp for some $600 million in 2005. Invested in Musicmatch, which was acquired by Yahoo, and Jotspot, which was acquired by Google.