Bill Gurley

John William "Bill" Gurley, CFA (born May 10, 1966) is a general partner at Benchmark, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in Menlo Park, California.wikipedia
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Dickinson, Texas

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John William Gurley was born in Dickinson, Texas, outside of Houston, on May 10, 1966.

McCombs School of Business

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Gurley received his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business in 1993.

Benchmark (venture capital firm)

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John William "Bill" Gurley, CFA (born May 10, 1966) is a general partner at Benchmark, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in Menlo Park, California.

Clicker.com

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Previous investments have included: Avamar Technologies (acquired by EMC Corporation), Business.com (acquired by R.H. Donnelley), Clicker.com (acquired by CBS Interactive), Demandforce (acquired by Intuit), Employease (acquired by Automatic Data Processing), JAMDAT Mobile (acquired by Electronic Arts), Nordstrom.com (acquired by Nordstrom), Shopping.com (acquired by eBay), The Knot, Uber, and Vudu (acquired by Walmart).
Board members include Bill Gurley of Benchmark, Geoff Yang of Redpoint, and Slingbox founder Blake Krikorian.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

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John William "Bill" Gurley, CFA (born May 10, 1966) is a general partner at Benchmark, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in Menlo Park, California.

Silicon Valley

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John William "Bill" Gurley, CFA (born May 10, 1966) is a general partner at Benchmark, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in Menlo Park, California.

Menlo Park, California

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John William "Bill" Gurley, CFA (born May 10, 1966) is a general partner at Benchmark, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm in Menlo Park, California.

Houston

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John William Gurley was born in Dickinson, Texas, outside of Houston, on May 10, 1966.

University of Florida

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Gurley graduated from the University of Florida in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Master of Business Administration

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Gurley received his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business in 1993.

University of Texas at Austin

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Gurley received his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business in 1993.

Compaq

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Prior to his investment career, Gurley was a design engineer at Compaq Computer, where he worked on products such as the 486/50 and Compaq's first multi-processor server.

Advanced Micro Devices

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Before Compaq, he worked in the technical marketing group of Advanced Micro Devices' embedded processor division.

Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

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Before joining Benchmark in 1999, Gurley was a partner at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.

Credit Suisse First Boston

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He had also spent four years on Wall Street as a research analyst, including three years at CS First Boston.

Dell

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He was considered “one of Wall Street’s premier technology analysts." He covered companies including Dell, Compaq and Microsoft and was the lead analyst on the Amazon.com IPO.

Microsoft

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He was considered “one of Wall Street’s premier technology analysts." He covered companies including Dell, Compaq and Microsoft and was the lead analyst on the Amazon.com IPO.

Amazon (company)

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He was considered “one of Wall Street’s premier technology analysts." He covered companies including Dell, Compaq and Microsoft and was the lead analyst on the Amazon.com IPO.

Rover.com

DogVacay
At Benchmark, Gurley has led investments in and holds board seats on Brighter, DogVacay, Good Eggs, GrubHub, HackerOne, Linden Lab, LiveOps, Nextdoor, OpenTable, Sailthru, Scale Computing, Stitch Fix, Vessel, and Zillow.

Grubhub

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At Benchmark, Gurley has led investments in and holds board seats on Brighter, DogVacay, Good Eggs, GrubHub, HackerOne, Linden Lab, LiveOps, Nextdoor, OpenTable, Sailthru, Scale Computing, Stitch Fix, Vessel, and Zillow.

HackerOne

At Benchmark, Gurley has led investments in and holds board seats on Brighter, DogVacay, Good Eggs, GrubHub, HackerOne, Linden Lab, LiveOps, Nextdoor, OpenTable, Sailthru, Scale Computing, Stitch Fix, Vessel, and Zillow.

Linden Lab

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At Benchmark, Gurley has led investments in and holds board seats on Brighter, DogVacay, Good Eggs, GrubHub, HackerOne, Linden Lab, LiveOps, Nextdoor, OpenTable, Sailthru, Scale Computing, Stitch Fix, Vessel, and Zillow.

Liveops

At Benchmark, Gurley has led investments in and holds board seats on Brighter, DogVacay, Good Eggs, GrubHub, HackerOne, Linden Lab, LiveOps, Nextdoor, OpenTable, Sailthru, Scale Computing, Stitch Fix, Vessel, and Zillow.

Nextdoor

At Benchmark, Gurley has led investments in and holds board seats on Brighter, DogVacay, Good Eggs, GrubHub, HackerOne, Linden Lab, LiveOps, Nextdoor, OpenTable, Sailthru, Scale Computing, Stitch Fix, Vessel, and Zillow.

OpenTable

At Benchmark, Gurley has led investments in and holds board seats on Brighter, DogVacay, Good Eggs, GrubHub, HackerOne, Linden Lab, LiveOps, Nextdoor, OpenTable, Sailthru, Scale Computing, Stitch Fix, Vessel, and Zillow.