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Inspiration is


Our core values - integrity, enthusiasm, partnership - are fueled by the people, experiences, events and ideas that have shaped our firm’s journey and will transform the road ahead.


Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

John D. Rockefeller


America's Cup

The 2013 America's Cup, held in San Francisco, leveraged unprecedented technology that revolutionized how the boats were built and raced, and how spectators around the world interacted with the competition. This was sailing as it has never been experienced before.


Andy Grove

Pioneer in the semiconductor industry who, as CEO of Intel Corporation, helped transform the company into the world's largest manufacturer of semiconductors. His guiding motto - "only the paranoid survive".

Silicon Valley is a mindset, not a location.

Reid Hoffman

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Lao Tse

If there is no wind, row.


Stay hungry, stay foolish.

Steve Jobs

George Lucas

Entrepreneur, film producer, screenwriter, and director best known as the creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars.

Software is eating the world.

Marc Andreessen

I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.

Wayne Gretzky


Apple's "1984" Ad

They were right - 1984 wasn't like "1984" at all.


Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

Polar explorer during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, he led three British expeditions to the end of the earth.


Gordon Moore

One of the Traitorous Eight. Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Intel, and the author of Moore's Law, the observation that the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years.

Foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard

Giants of Silicon Valley. The original "two guys in a garage".


Reinhold Messner

His astonishing feats on Everest and peaks throughout the world have earned him the status of the greatest climber in history.