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Greylock's Josh Elman on why he backed Meerkat

Cory Johnson ( Bloomberg TV) and Josh Elman at Vator Splash Oakland 2015

Innovation series by Mitos Suson
May 26, 2015
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Cory Johnson, anchor and editor of Bloomberg TV sat down with Josh Elman, a rising star and Partner of Greylock at Vator Splash Oakland 2015. The discussion - intended to be heavy on what's happening in the world of venture capital and how startups should navigage the waters - ended up focusing a good portion of time on Meerkat.

Meerkat is a live-streaming app for Android and Apple that let's anyone take live videos and share them. If you download the app on the Apple Store, it will say that you can share these live videos with your Twitter followers. The conversation about Meerkat was good timing since the startup had just raised $12 million in a Series A round, led by Elman.  

Thank you KPMG, Kapor CenterWendel RosenJavelin, Rackspace, The Port Workspaces, Alaska, Gensler, Parelius, and Bread & Butter for sponsoring! 

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