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Shujinko Raises $7.5 Million Series A Round to Simplify and Automate Cloud Compliance

Unusual Ventures and Defy invest in Seattle-based startup to accelerate hiring, product development, and go-to-market for its complete cloud compliance solution

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Trae Vassallo on Sand Hill Road Podcast – NBC Bay Area Network

What makes Silicon Valley the innovation capital of the world? It all starts on Sand Hill Road, considered the mecca of venture capital. Join us for insightful interviews from the heart of Silicon Valley with the VCs, start-ups and innovators behind the trending technologies of tomorrow. Hosted by NBC Bay Area business and technology reporter…

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Neil Sequeira on Squawk Alley – CNBC

David Golden, managing partner at Revolution Ventures, and Neil Sequeira, co-founder and managing director over at Defy Partners, join “Squawk Alley” to discuss Big Tech and potential regulation.

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Friday Letter: Is being a venture capitalist the same as sales?

I recently met Brian Rothenberg, a former Eventbrite exec who joined Defy Partners earlier this year. He’ll work as a partner alongside co-founders and Managing Directors Neil Sequeira and Trae Vassallo, who launched the rm in late 2017.

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From Zero to IPO: How Growth Needs to Evolve at Every Startup Stage

“Build it and they will come” isn’t a growth strategy. Before you ship a new feature, fully understand how it will impact your customers. Drive value, and then the customers will come.”

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