Building The Next-Gen Entertainment Platform with Roblox | Greymatter

Roblox founder and CEO David Baszucki and Greylock partner David Sze on the power of imagination.

The gaming industry has undergone a transformation driven by technological advancements including mobile and cloud, and new gaming tools and platforms. Historically, consoles and PCs dominated the gaming market, but the rise of mobile and online games and live streaming services have ushered in a new generation of players and game creators.

This episode of Greymatter features Roblox founder and CEO David Baszucki and Greylock Partner and Roblox investor, David Sze. Baszucki and Sze discuss the future social gaming landscape, share advice for scaling the company vision, and how to build company culture early on.

Roblox’s Imagination Platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, enabling kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive 3D worlds. Prior to founding Roblox, Baszucki was an angel investor and previously, he founded led Knowledge Revolution, the leader in educational physics and mechanical design simulation. Sze invests in entrepreneurs building companies focused on consumer mobile and internet services, and media convergence. His investments include LinkedIn, Facebook, Roblox, Pandora, and Nextdoor and many more.