A guy who sold his startup for $1.26 billion tells grads to ‘get good at failure’
|05/21/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Martin Casado is a legend in his own corner of the tech world for inventing a technology that radically alters the way computer networks are built.
He invented the tech while he was a PhD student at Stanford. He took that invention, and two of the professors advising him (legends in their own right) Nick McKeown from Stanford and Scott Shenker from University of California, Berkeley, and founded a startup back in 2012. It was called Nicira and it was backed by VCs like Andreessen Horowitz (“a16z“).
“Nicira launched into the networking industry like a cannonball hitting placid water,” a16z founder read more >>>