Collection of candid advice from women VCs
Geographic Preferences: Ireland, United States, United Kingdom
Sarah Guo became the first female Partner at Greylock, a 53-year old VC firm. She is interested in almost everything where technology can be used as a weapon to get us to the future, faster. She spends a lot of her time thinking about opportunities in B2B applications and infrastructure, cyber security, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and healthcare.
Sarah joined Greylock Partners as an associate in 2013. She led Greylock’s investment in Cleo and is on the board of Cleo and Obsidian and also works closely with Awake, Crew, Rhumbix and Skyhigh. Prior to joining Greylock, Sarah was at Goldman Sachs, where she invested in growth-stage technology startups such as Dropbox, and advised pre-IPO technology companies such as Workday (as well as public clients including Zynga, Netflix and Nvidia). Previously, Sarah worked with Casa Systems, a venture-funded technology company that develops a software-centric networking platform for cable and mobile service providers.
She is an advocate for STEM education for women and the underserved. She has taught Marketing in the Wharton Undergraduate Program and served as a teaching fellow in lower-income high schools for the Philadelphia World Affairs Council. Sarah has four degrees from the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania. She is part of Linkedin’s Next Wave and the Forbes’ 30 Under 30.