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13

Portfolio Exits

5

About Ruchi Sanghvi

Ruchi Sanghvi is a product manager at Facebook as well as an angel investor. Her investments include Path and Asana.

Headquarters Location

San Francisco, California,

United States

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20VC: Why and How Traditional Venture Firms Need to Innovate, Building Spreadsheets To Figure Out Relationships to Money, Ego and Identity Management with Success and The Biggest Lessons from Working with Mark Zuckerberg in the Early FB Days with Ruchi Sanghvi, Founder @ South Park Commons

Jun 10, 2022

20VC: Why and How Traditional Venture Firms Need to Innovate, Building Spreadsheets To Figure Out Relationships to Money, Ego and Identity Management with Success and The Biggest Lessons from Working with Mark Zuckerberg in the Early FB Days with Ruchi Sanghvi, Founder @ South Park Commons Posted on 10th June 2022 by hstebbings1 Ruchi Sanghvi is a Founder and Partner @ South Park Commons Fund, a home for the most talented technologists, builders, and domain experts figuring out what’s next. Prior to SPC, Ruchi was the first female executive at Dropbox and served as their Vice President of Operations. Prior to Dropbox, Ruchi was the first female engineer at Facebook, and was instrumental in implementing the first versions of key features like News Feed, Facebook Platform, Facebook Connect and Privacy. Ruchi has also served as a director on the board of Paytm, India’s largest mobile payments platform. Prior to SPC, Ruchi was an active angel investor in 50+ companies including Gusto, Pinterest, Paytm, Brex, Figma, and Stemcentrx. In Today’s Episode with Ruchi Sanghvi: 1.) From First Female Engineer To Community Leader and Fund Manager: How Ruchi made her way into the world of tech becoming the first female engineer at Facebook? What were her biggest lessons from her time at Facebook? What does Ruchi believe makes Mark Zuckerberg the special leader he is? How did Ruchi’s time at Dropbox impact how she operates today? Does Ruchi agree with the Facebook motto, “move fast and break things”? 2.) Answering Life’s Big Questions: Ego, Money, and Insecurity: What advice did Ruchi’s father give her before he passed away that really impacted how Ruchi operates and acts in the world today? How does Ruchi assess her own relationship to money? How has it changed over time? How does she use a spreadsheet to measure her relationship to money? Having had such success so young, how does Ruchi approach ego management? When has Ruchi been arrogant in the past? How does she manage her ego today? What are Ruchi’s biggest insecurities today? Why are they? 3.) Will DAOs Replace Venture Capital: How does Ruchi analyze the crypto fund landscape today? Where are the opportunities? Does Ruchi believe that large multi-stage firms can simply hire crypto partners and win in the new world of Web3 and crypto? How does Ruchi believe DAOs will disrupt the venture model today? Will DAOs displace institutional LP dollars from venture funds and be directed to DAOs? How are DAOs governed today? Who makes the decisions? How are tokens allocated? 4.) -1 to Zero: The Art of the Pick: What does Ruchi mean when she speaks of -1 to zero? What stage of company formation is this? What is the right framework by which founders should approach picking an idea to work on? How should a founder know when to give up and try a new idea? What are the most common mistakes founders make in this stage of idea picking? Want the latest 20VC insights? Get all of the insights from of our latest epsiodes and more in our monthly newsletter. All venture, no spam. Leave this field empty if you're human: Latest Posts

Ruchi Sanghvi Investments

13 Investments

Ruchi Sanghvi has made 13 investments. Their latest investment was in Choco as part of their Series A - II on October 10, 2019.

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Ruchi Sanghvi Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

10/28/2019

Series A - II

Choco

$13.5M

Yes

4

8/14/2018

Series A

Visor

$4.7M

Yes

3

4/1/2018

Seed VC

PlanetScale

$3M

Yes

1

6/15/2017

Series A

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$99M

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10

5/8/2017

Angel

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$99M

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10

Date

10/28/2019

8/14/2018

4/1/2018

6/15/2017

5/8/2017

Round

Series A - II

Series A

Seed VC

Series A

Angel

Company

Choco

Visor

PlanetScale

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Amount

$13.5M

$4.7M

$3M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

3

1

10

10

Ruchi Sanghvi Portfolio Exits

5 Portfolio Exits

Ruchi Sanghvi has 5 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Asana on September 30, 2020.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

9/30/2020

IPO

$99M

Public

2

4/6/2020

Acq - Talent

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$99M

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10

8/9/2016

Acquired

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$99M

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10

9/11/2015

Acq - Talent

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$99M

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10

5/29/2015

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

9/30/2020

4/6/2020

8/9/2016

9/11/2015

5/29/2015

Exit

IPO

Acq - Talent

Acquired

Acq - Talent

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Public

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