Horsley Bridge

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.


Reinhold Messner

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


Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook COO and former Chief of Staff for the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Encouraging women worldwide to Lean In.

Stay hungry, stay foolish.

Steve Jobs


Golden Gate Bridge

On May 28, 1937, at noon, President Roosevelt pushed a button in Washington, D.C. signaling the official start of vehicle traffic over the Golden Gate Bridge.


George Lucas

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

If you even dream of beating me, you'd better wake up and apologize.

Muhammad Ali

Software is eating the world.

Marc Andreessen

Make every detail perfect, and limit the number of details to perfect.

Jack Dorsey

Silicon Valley is a mindset, not a location.

Reid Hoffman

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".


Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Stanford University graduate students who co-founded Google with the mission "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful".

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

Alan Kay

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Among the greatest athletes ever, achieved outstanding success as a professional golfer, track and field Olympian, and All-American basketball player.


Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

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

Energy and persistence conquer all things.

Benjamin Franklin