TIP363: The Game of Investing w/ Bing Gordon

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In today’s episode, Trey Lockerbie sits down with Bing Gordon. Bing is a legend in the silicon valley world, having first been a co-founder of Electronic Arts (EA), then went on to be a director at Zynga, Audible, Zume, Duolingo, and others. For the last 18 years, he’s also sat on the board at Amazon. He’s now sitting on the other side of the table, as a partner at the prestigious VC firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:

  • (04:01) The gaming industry and how it’s evolved since his time at EA
  • (19:21) What it’s been like to sit on the board of Amazon and how that opportunity materialized
  • (49:52) What makes a great investment and how founders should be protected at all costs

*Disclaimer: Slight timestamp discrepancies may occur due to podcast platform differences.

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