Hunter Walk

Funding exciting startups via @Homebrew


Writing When You Might Be Wrong


I get asked for blogging tips a lot by other investors or entrepreneurs, most of whom aren’t writing consistently and imagine they should be. “Time” is usually the blocker that everyone identifies but when you press on what exactly that means, it’s less about nothing having a spare 30 minutes and more so about the ridiculously long time it takes them to write…


Midas List 2020: Forerunner’s Eurie Kim (and Why Company Names Matter to Her)

Forerunner Ventures is one of Homebrew’s favorite co-investors for consumer commerce/retail startups


Foursquare’s Noah Weiss on Their App Split and Becoming a Product VP That Founders Can Trust


Foursquare’s VP of Product Noah Weiss is a friend from my Google days. They made a


How This Young, Female and Latina Investor Broke Into a Middle-Aged, Male and White Industry


Ana Diaz-Hernandez is part of the investing team at Kapor Capital. Mitch Kapor and


Writing When You Might Be Wrong


I get asked for blogging tips a lot by other investors or entrepreneurs, most of whom aren’t writing consistently and imagine they should be. “Time” is usually the blocker that everyone identifies but when you press on what exactly that means, it’s less about nothing having a spare 30 minutes and more so about the ridiculously long time it takes them to write…


Meerkat & ‘Slow Graphs’


Bootstrapping off another social network is “fast graph” -> you get quick set of connections but they aren’t specific to your use case

“Fast graph” also can lead to less commitment from users bec they put no time into actually permissioning, etc

“Slow graph” uses find friends, contact list, etc but makes user choose who to follow…


Klout Founder Joe Fernandez on Hype Cycles, Lessons Learned & Rapping to His Dog


Klout’s start and finish are both stories of perseverance. CEO Joe Fernandez conceived of the idea


Branding, VCs and the ‘Uncanny Valley’


“The uncanny valley is a hypothesis in the field of aesthetics which holds that when features look and move almost, but not exactly, like natural


Leaning In Together: Our Story


“Pretty funny Hunter, you looking for a girlfriend?” That was the common reaction from my Stanford classmates when I asked to join the Women In Management (WIM) club while studying for my MBA. Ha ha, no. WIM had the stated purpose of creating community among women and raising gender-based issues for discussion. My interest wasn’t inserting myself into places…


Hiring Momentum

An Underrated Component of Startup Success


There’s an old adage about if you want to see what matters, just follow the money. But with startups, capital is a lagging indicator of success. If you want to really figure out the future, you follow the talent. Where do the smartest people want to work? What problems are interesting them? What companies are…


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