The title of “Business Operations” (or “BizOps”) has become one of the more buzz-y Silicon Valley terms as of late. At IVP, we saw an increasing number of growth-stage startups (many of which are in our own portfolio) recruit for and build out a BizOps team — Slack, Dropbox, CloudFlare, Stripe, Counsyl, NerdWallet, and ZipRecruiter, just to name a… Continue reading Why Your Startup Also Needs a BizOps Team
Justin Kan, a YC alum and now part-time partner, posted his thoughts on why Zynga’s acquisition of OMGPOP makes sense. I commented with a couple of thoughts of my own: 1) There is probably a significant overlap in the DAU for Zynga and Draw Something, so doubling would be somewhat of an overstatement. Completely agree, however,… Continue reading Zynga + OMGPOP?