Founder Real Talk

From GGV, this is Founder Real Talk, where we get real about the challenges that founders and startup executives face, and how they’ve grown from tough experiences. Hosted by Glenn Solomon, Managing Partner at GGV Capital.

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Episode 50 - Daniel Schreiber, Co-founder & CEO of Lemonade, on Creating A Vision That Others Can Adopt
Daniel Schreiber is the Co-Founder and CEO of Lemonade, the AI-powered insurance company with a commitment to making a positive social impact, that has risen to the top of the industry in less than five years. Founded in 2015, Daniel and his Co-founder, Shai Wininger set out to change the way we use insurance and […]
Episode 49 - Josh Silverman, CEO of Etsy: "Every Job I've Had Was A Job No One Wanted"
This is a crossover episode between Founder Real Talk and Evolving for the Next Billion and is co-hosted by GGV Managing Partners, Glenn Solomon and Hans Tung. Josh Silverman has been the CEO of Etsy since 2017. Etsy is an innovative online marketplace that connects millions of creative sellers and buyers around the world. Etsy’s […]
Episode 48 - Israel Series Part 5: Oren Kaniel, Co-founder & CEO of AppsFlyer, on Investing in Customer-Obsession and Yourself
The Founder Real Talk Israeli Entrepreneur Series is back with a fifth episode. These episodes are dedicated to getting to know Israeli founders and their companies. Known as Startup Nation, Israel creates more companies per capita than any other country, with one startup for every 1,400 people. Read more about GGV’s commitment to funding and supporting the […]
Episode 47 - Susan St. Ledger, President of Worldwide Field Operations at Splunk, on Leading With A Growth Mindset
Susan St. Ledger is the President of Worldwide Field Operations at Splunk, where she built a SaaS, multi-product go-to-market organization and helped grow the business from nearly $700 million in revenue to almost $2.5 billion today. Susan recently announced her departure from Splunk and shared the exciting news that she will join Okta as President […]
Episode 46 - Avi Shua, Co-founder & CEO of Orca Security, on SideScanning Complex Problems for Simple Solutions
This is the fourth episode in our early stage series, a group of episodes that highlights younger companies to examine the issues and challenges these businesses uniquely face.