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JUL 05, 2014 - Business Insider

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VMware's Famous Engineer Is Now A VC And He's Looking To Fund Two Kinds Of Startups

A year and a half ago, an engineer who helped build VMware into a $5.2 billion company with 14,000 employees left to become a VC. That engineer, Steve Herrod, joined General Catalyst. At the time, his departure was considered a big loss for his former company where he was CTO. At VMware, he helped win a bidding war and purchased a tiny startup named Nicira for a $1.26 billion.   Buying Nicira put VMware on a collision course with one of its former partners, Cisco; rumor had it that Cisco was also bidding on Nicira. Buying the startup was a bold move by ... Read More

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