OCV’s culture is handbook first. This is a living document of OCV’s processes and operating company reference guides. To avoid unstructured content, we follow the latest guidelines at https://about.gitlab.com/handbook/handbook-usage/#avoid-unstructured-content.
⚠️ For security reasons, we do not name our internal systems, vendors, or direct contact details in our public handbook.
Disclaimer: This document should not be relied on for legal or investment advice.
This section is for founders. It includes how to work with OCV, including prescriptive requirements and milestones.Founder OnboardingOCV Support ScopeOpen Core Business ModelQuarterly Milestones & North StarsCompany Goal SettingPublic Handbook & TemplateBi-weekly meeting guideBoard of Directors and Board ApprovalVendor Deals for OCV CompaniesOpen core pricingAdvisorsCo-FoundershipBuilding the ProductFinding Product Market FitFundraisingLegalSalesRunway & Operating BudgetMarketing & BrandingFinance Operations for OCV CompaniesPeople Operations for OCV CompaniesSecurityNotes to CEOs
How the OCV firm operates. This section defines processes and procedures for the OCV team.OCV PhilosophyHandbookCompany FormationOCV Finance OperationsOCV People OperationsOCV Content OperationsOCV Style GuideOCV Meeting & CommunicationOCV Social Media Guidelines