About Hemant Taneja

Hemant Taneja is an investor, founder, and author. He is the managing partner of the venture capital firm General Catalyst. Taneja and General Catalyst are investors in market-leading companies such as Airbnb, Commure, Stripe, Livongo (which was acquired for $18.5 billion, the largest transaction in digital health history to date), Samsara, Snap (NYSE: SNAP), Olive, Applied Intuition, Grammarly, Gusto, Ro, and Warby Parker. He serves on the Stanford School of Medicine Board of Fellows and has worked on climate and energy issues as the cofounder and chairman of Advanced Energy Economy. He is the coauthor of Unhealthcare and Unscaled. Kevin Maney is a founding partner of Category Design Advisors. A technology journalist, he has written for dozens of media outlets, including USA Today, Fortune, Wired, and Newsweek, and has appeared regularly on radio and television, including NPR, CNN, CNBC, and CBS Sunday Morning. Maney is the coauthor of the bestseller Play Bigger, the New York Times bestseller The Two-Second Advantage, The Maverick and His Machine, UnHealthcare, and Unscaled, among other titles.

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