founders who will stop at nothing to fulfill their ambitious missions. Many will be immigrants.Many will be outsiders. Many will have persevered through extreme adversity. Many will beoverachievers who were mistaken for troublemakers in their past. All of them will exhibit anobsessive intensity to solve a pain point. All of them will be willing to sacrifice everything toachieve the impossible. All of them will be willing to go the distance and go for broke.
conviction in. We do not require the rest of Sand Hill Road to be interested in you in order to
pay attention. Many of our best partnerships occurred at moments when a company or market
was not viewed positively by the herd. We love meeting founders who are willing to swim
against the current and make what they believe a reality.
our fund being invested into a handful of companies, it makes it easy for us to concentrate our time and attention.
as an investor. That is an eternal truth. You wouldn’t put your kids in a daycare with a
yelp-rating of 1.5 so why would you allow mediocrity onto your cap table? You want to partner
with firms that know what excellent looks like. For Original this is a two-way street where we
want to make sure you are the type of founder orientated towards building an enduring
done before. We look for founders who are original thinkers and have a unique perspective on a
pain point they care deeply about. There is something magical about a human being unfettered
by the constraints of what came before. It is here where we encounter peculiar ideas with the
greatest propensity to change the world.
way for us to partner and build a world changing company together.