Key Focus

  • In 2008, in the middle of the most recent economic recession, prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital advised its portfolio companies about how bad things were, in a presentation called .R.I.P. Now the firm is sounding the alarm again, telling founders and CEOs of its portfolio companies to prepare for worsening conditions.
    The move comes as the coronavirus continues to roil U.S. and foreign financial markets, causing public companies to take steps to minimize impact to their employees and businesses


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High Level Topics

  • SPENDING
  • ECONOMIC
  • RISK
  • MARKETING
  • High Level Abstractions

  • SPENDING(1, 1th Order)
  • ( SPENDING )(1, 1th Order)  top
  • ECONOMIC(2, 1th Order)
  • ( ECONOMIC )(2, 1th Order)  top
  • ( ECONOMIC, VENTURE )(1, 2st Order)  top
  • ( ECONOMIC, SILICON_VALLEY )(1, 2st Order)  top
  • ( ECONOMIC, SEQUOIA_CAPITAL )(1, 2st Order)  top
  • ( ECONOMIC, ROIL )(1, 2st Order)  top
  • ( ECONOMIC, PROVE )(1, 2st Order)  top
  • ( ECONOMIC, POLICY )(1, 2st Order)  top
  • ( ECONOMIC, MONETARY )(1, 2st Order)  top
  • ( ECONOMIC, MARKETS )(1, 2st Order)  top
  • RISK(1, 1th Order)
  • ( RISK )(1, 1th Order)  top
  • MARKETING(1, 1th Order)
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  • References

    • ( SPENDING )  top
    • (Read more)   top... above stress points on your finances, this might be a time to evaluate critically whether you can do more with less and raise productivity. Capital spending. Until you have charted a course to financial independence, examine whether your capital spending plans are sensible in a more uncertain environment
    • ( ECONOMIC )  top
    • ( ECONOMIC, VENTURE )  top
    • (Read more)   topIn 2008, in the middle of the most recent economic recession, prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital advised its portfolio companies about how bad things were, in a presentation called .R.I.P. Now the firm is...
    • ( ECONOMIC, SILICON_VALLEY )  top
    • (Read more)   topIn 2008, in the middle of the most recent economic recession, prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital advised its portfolio companies about how bad things were, in a presentation called .R.I.P. Now the...
    • ( ECONOMIC, SEQUOIA_CAPITAL )  top
    • (Read more)   topIn 2008, in the middle of the most recent economic recession, prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital advised its portfolio companies about how bad things were, in a presentation called .R.I.P. Now the firm is sounding the alarm again, telling...
    • ( ECONOMIC, ROIL )  top
    • (Read more)   top
      The move comes as the coronavirus continues to roil U.S. and foreign financial markets, causing public companies to take steps to minimize impact to their employees and businesses
    • ( ECONOMIC, PROVE )  top
    • (Read more)   top While The Fed and other central banks can cut interest rates, monetary policy may prove a blunt tool in alleviating the economic ramifications of a global health crisis.
      We suggest you question every assumption about your business,...
    • ( ECONOMIC, POLICY )  top
    • (Read more)   top While The Fed and other central banks can cut interest rates, monetary policy may prove a blunt tool in alleviating the economic ramifications of a global health crisis.
      We suggest you question every assumption about your...
    • ( ECONOMIC, MONETARY )  top
    • (Read more)   top While The Fed and other central banks can cut interest rates, monetary policy may prove a blunt tool in alleviating the economic ramifications of a global health crisis.
      We suggest you question every assumption about...
    • ( ECONOMIC, MARKETS )  top
    • (Read more)   top
      The move comes as the coronavirus continues to roil U.S. and foreign financial markets, causing public companies to take steps to minimize impact to their employees and businesses
    • ( RISK )  top
    • (Read more)   topSome of you (and some of us) have already been personally impacted by the virus. We know the stress you are under and are here to help. With lives at risk, we hope that conditions improve as quickly as possible. In the interim, we should brace ourselves for turbulence and have a prepared mindset for the...
    • ( MARKETING )  top
    • (Read more)   top ... firm advised companies to ask key questions as COVID-19 keeps playing out, including whether they need to cut back on headcount and be more thrifty with marketing expenditures. Founded in 1972 and based in Menlo Park, California, Sequoia is among the world.s most successful venture capital firms, having...