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Tuesday | Freshnews

CloudPhysics Names Industry Veteran Jeffrey Hausman CEO

A technology industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience encompassing cloud, SaaS, virtualization, and storage, Hausman most recently held the position of senior vice president at Symantec responsible for the $1 billion Information Availability and Intelligence group.

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Related Topix: Product Management, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Thu Jul 03, 2014

JD Supra

You've Got a Problem, Bro - Tinder, Silicon Valley and Resolution 62

A co-founder and now former employee at Tinder has sued the dating app startup and its leaders for sexual harassment and discrimination.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, UC Davis

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Large Russian Venture Fund Looks Elsewhere for Investments

Runa Capital , a venture firm founded by entrepreneurs with strong Moscow ties, is raising a second venture fund that will haul in between $200 million and $300 million, Yuliya Chernova reports in VentureWire.

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Related Topix: Genentech, Startups, Five Prime Therapeutics, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Biotech, Science / Technology, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Wed Jul 02, 2014

VentureBeat

Funding Daily: BlaBlaCar bags big bucks

Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Daily and never miss a deal.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Startups, Investment Services

Business Journal

Tom Perkins recalls the good days in S.F., Sausalito brothel

Tom Perkins is at it again. The co-founder of venture fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, who infamously made comments to the Wall Street Journal comparing the resentment against the wealthy 1 percent to the persecution of the Nazis, apparently has more to say about the economic climate today and it's not all that flattering.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, North Beach (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Gawker

Legendary Venture Capitalist Tom Perkins Misses Bay Area Whorehouses

Tom Perkins made himself a symbol of Silicon Valley tone-deafness earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, North Beach (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA

PE Hub

Kleiner Perkins maintains hectic deal pace in '14: VCJ

If the first six months of the year is any indication, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers will put the fresh money it plans to raise in new funds to work right away.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Business Journal

Kleiner Perkins, Domain lead VC pack emerging from biotech IPOs

A cadre of venture capital firms could cash in from the wave of Bay Area biotech initial public offerings in the first half of the year.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Essex Woodlands Health Ventures

Mon Jun 30, 2014

USA Today

Dating app Tinder sued for sexual harassment

Dating app Tinder sued for sexual harassment Tinder is being sued by a former executive for sexual harassment and discrimination Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1ltyQsz SAN FRANCISCO - Popular mobile dating app Tinder is being sued for sexual harassment and discrimination by a former marketing executive.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Emerging Technology, Investment Services

Information Technology

Big Data and the Broadband Industry

Big Data. By now, we've all heard this term and we all want to buy some. However, Big Data is not a product, it's a new way of doing things - you might even say it's a new philosophy.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

PE Hub

CoreOS nabs $8 mln Series A

CoreOS, a Linux operating system for massive server deployments, today announced its $8 million Series A funding round as well as the release of CoreOS Managed Linux, which will provide businesses with optional support subscriptions.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Hadoop Fight Heats Up With MapR's $110M Funding

The battle of IPO-bound Hadoop companies has heated up with MapR Technologies Inc. raising $110 million in funding from investors that included Google Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures, Deborah Gage reported in VentureWire.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Internet, Science / Technology

PE Hub

Kleiner Perkins files to raise new venture funds - Reuters

Venture fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers filed to raise two new funds totaling $1.2 billion, showing scaled-back ambitions compared with previous funds.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Reuters

Kleiner Perkins files to raise $1.2 billion in new venture funds

Venture fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers filed to raise two new funds totaling $1.2 billion, showing scaled-back ambitions compared with previous funds.

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Business Journal

MCube secures $37M to make more tiny motion sensors

MCube Inc., a semiconductor company that makes tiny motion sensors for devices like wearables and smart clothing, added $37 million to its coffers to fund growth and broaden its line of sensors.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Forbes.com

The Funding Dilemma

Bio-innovators and entrepreneurs are often frustrated that investors don't see the scope of biological opportunity.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Healthcare Industry

Forbes.com

A Life in Bio

In this video from our June 17 Techonomy Bio conference, David Kirkpatrick interviews Beth Seidenberg of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers about her involvement in developing biotech companies.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Emerging Technology, Investment Services, Healthcare Industry

Thu Jun 26, 2014

TechCrunch

Cooliris Launches BeamIt, Its New Photo-Centric Messaging App

When co-founder and CEO Soujanya Bhumkar and his team gave me a demo of the app earlier this week, he argued that there's room for another messaging app, largely because popular messaging tools like the recently-acquired WhatsApp are designed more as utilities.

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Related Topix: Cooliris, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Business Wire

mCube Closes $37M Series C Financing Round

Existing investors participating in the round include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers , MediaTek , iD Ventures America , and DAG Ventures .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Business Journal

Sinus drug delivery startup Intersect ENT files for $80 million IPO

The Menlo Park company, formerly known as Sinexus, is led by CEO Lisa Earnhardt and has developed sinus implants and treatments.

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Related Topix: Startups, U.S. Venture Partners, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

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