Stories from the frontlines of innovation
Running a startup can be the most exhilarating and the most exasperating experience – all at the same time. SVB interviewed startup founders to hear their stories. Get insight and inspiration from entrepreneurs who are reinventing the future.
- Ian Siegel
CEO and Co-founder, ZipRecruiter
"Even in good times, you have to make some really hard decisions."
- April Lovelady
CTO and Co-Founder, Voyager Biomedical
"When you’re optimized for learning, you’re not necessarily focused on success and failure."
- Jamie Siminoff
CEO and Chief Inventor, Ring
"Some people crush it right out of the gate. I kept building ideas that didn't work."
- Alexis Lê-Quôc
Co-Founder and CTO, Datadog
"Find things that resonate with your own experience."
- Kathryn Minshew
CEO and Founder, The Muse
"The relationships you build as an entrepreneur can be one of the best safeguards against making unnecessary mistakes"
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