Roelof Botha is a partner at Sequoia Capital, and works with a broad range of companies. Some democratize technology access (Square, Eventbrite, Unity, Nimbula); some create global user communities (YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram); and others disrupt markets through innovative business models (Evernote, Weebly, Xoom).
Botha also sits on the boards of Aliph, Mahalo, and TokBox. He is a champion of consumer Web plays and considers himself as "just another consumer." Botha led the initial financing of YouTube on behalf of Sequoia Capital in 2005. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of PayPal, where he led the company through its IPO in 2002, and the acquisition by eBay before joining Sequoia Capital in 2003.
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Last Updated: Wed, Oct 24, 2012
|Podcast||Impact: Stanford Entrepreneurship and Innovation||Steve Garrity · Roelof Botha · Kit Rodgers · Divya Nag · Heidi Roizen · Chuck Eesley · William Miller||Stanford||01:00:14||10/2012|
|Video||Impact: Stanford Entrepreneurship and Innovation [Entire Talk]||Steve Garrity · Roelof Botha · Kit Rodgers · Divya Nag · Heidi Roizen · Chuck Eesley · William Miller||Stanford||01:00:43||10/2012|
|Video||Entrepreneurship is Not Synonymous With Founder||Roelof Botha||Stanford||01:26||10/2012|
|Video||Exporting the Stanford Ecosystem||Roelof Botha · Kit Rodgers · Heidi Roizen||Stanford||04:19||10/2012|