The Founders’ List: Valve’s New Employee Handbook

The Founders' List: Valve's New Employee Handbook


This is The Founders’ List – audio versions of essays from technology’s most important leaders, selected by the founder community.

This is Valve’s new employee handbook, delivered to every new person working at the iconic gaming company. It is an abbreviated encapsulation of Valve’s guiding principles. As Valve continues to grow, they hope that these principles will serve each new person joining the ranks as an employee.

Visit the Founders’ List Here.

Read the Handbook Here.

Nominate Your Favorite Essay

Each week, we’ll be releasing a new audio essay or memo selected by the Founder community. Nominations are rolling, and can be submitted by visiting –