Intro

16 months ago I wrote the first “Moving FaaSt” TechScape outlining the oft forgotten role of “finance” within a larger business. This had come on the heels of Visa’s purchase of Plaid for $5.3B, and Chime’s $500M round fundraise. …


As venture capitalists, we seek to invest in companies we believe can exponentially accelerate innovation. In my own career, I have seen several of these step changes in innovation — the democratization of mobile, the power of compute, and more recently, the rise of the developer. All three of these…


Announcing CRV’s Investment in Figure

Software has introduced efficiency to many aspects of our day-to-day lives. Everything from applying to a job, signing up for an interview, and communicating with your employees — it’s all 10x better than it was decades ago.

Except for compensation.

For employees who are trying to evaluate an offer, there’s…


Announcing CRV’s Investment in Storyboard

Now that we’re just two weeks away from the end of 2020 — the infamous pandemic year — it’s worth reflecting back on the myriad ways our lifestyles have changed — perhaps permanently. More online workout classes, more cooking, more virtual visits, more screen time…


Intro

Visa’s purchase of Plaid for $5.3B, Paypal’s purchase of Honey for $4B and Chime’s recent $500M round are all examples of “fintech’s” renaissance in the last 5 years. But behind all the shiny fintech value generation— there was a secondary revolution happening to the finance role within a business…


You’re a SaaS company and everyone thinks you’re protected against the crisis. Your product isn’t sold on store shelves and therefore you have nothing to worry about?

Wrong.

A lot of VCs in the ecosystem (myself included) have been touting COVID advice to founders — you need to sit on…


For a founder, fundraising can be an overwhelming process. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make it less time-consuming and more successful. …


Over the last few months, I’ve been spending time learning about software built for the “product persona.” When I started digging into the space — it appeared incredibly saturated. If you heard the phrase, “product management software”, you would often think of solutions like Asana, Wrike, Basecamp, Trello, or Jira.


When I first started in venture almost 7 years ago (ouch, time flies!), I was fresh out of a startup job and had no real brand in VC. As a result, I took to blogging in order to think through new investment roadmaps, used my website to reach out to…

Anna Khan

GP @CRV, Alum @HarvardHBS @Stanford. I like a bagel with attitude.

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