SOMETHING VENTURED tells the story of a handful of professionals who alongside visionary entrepreneurs created these revolutionary companies that laid the foundation for the great success of Silicon Valley. In the process they ignited the industry known as venture capital.
Watch to see how Jimmy Treybig created Tandem and became one of the major companies fueling the success of Silicon valley.
Photo of Jimmy Treybig & Dick Hanson and during their tenure at HP
HP/Tandem User Group, Love Note Speech 2013
From the first Kleiner Perkins brochure
Snow Job (a Kleiner Perkins Investment)
Achieved Over 2.5 Billlion in Revenue
Held numerous Fundamental Patents
Joined the Fortune 500 in 1984
90% of ATMs & Stock Exchanges
still use Tandem’s technology
INC Fastest Growing Company, June 1981
#1 in Computer Industry Customer Satisfaction
Named Best Company to Work For Numerous Times
Anti-Defamation League of B’Nai B’Rith
For outstanding service as a member of the community
100 People Who Changed the World
1980 Entrepreneur of the Year
1981 Entrepreneur of the Year
NEA is one of the world’s largest and most active venture capital firms, and has more than $18 billion in assets under management across 15 funds, including a $3.1 billion fifteenth fund closed in 2015.
2014 Elevate Award
Austin Business Journal
2012 Best CEO Award
Ernst & Young
2008 Supporter of Entrepreneurship Award
The Silicon Valley Forum
2002 Visionary Award
My hobbies include Ham Radio for 55 years (see EME Antenna for bouncing signals off moon) and I still play & win in Racket Ball Tournaments.
Since attending Rice University and receiving a BA and BSEE, Jimmy has continued to be very involved in mentorship and career building within the university. He was honored as a Distinguished Alumni in 1989.
Jimmy Treybig on Success
by Aruni Gunasegaram & Pam Losefsky, Rice Magazine, Fall 2006
Jimmy earned his MBA from Stanford University in 1968. He was honored as their Entrepreneur of the Year in 1980.