Secret reportedly raises nearly $10M from Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins
The anonymous sharing iOS app Secret has raised close to $10 million from Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in a round valuing it at over $40 million, citing unidentified sources.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Puppet Labs' new downtown headquarters, its fifth in as many years, could accommodate 500 workers
Puppet will have an interior stairway connecting the fifth and sixth floors of Block 300, an open floor plan and central gathering space.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
ServiceMax Announces $71 Million in Series E Financing
The round was led by Meritech Capital with significant participation by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as new investors Cross Creek Advisors, QuestMark Partners, Sozo Ventures, as well as existing investors Emergence Capital Partners, Mayfield Fund, Trinity Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Adams Street Partners, and salesforce.com.
DocuSign Raises $85M To Speed Up Product Innovation, Expand Into New Verticals
Electronic signature platform DocuSign today announced that it has raised $85 million in a new funding round led by a group of large institutional funds.
HealthCare Royalty Partners leads $36 mln Series E round in Invuity
Invuity , which develops medical devices, has raised $36 million in a Series E funding round led by HealthCare Royalty Partners .
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Motley Fool
PacBio, the Post-Hype Sleeper of Genomics
Hype and biotech go hand in hand, but genomics takes exaggeration up a few extra notches .
Rental platform Zumper raises $6.5M in Series A funding round
The rental site Zumper , which powers a nationwide apartment search and rental listings-management platform, has raised $6.5 million in a Series A funding round it says it will use to become an end-to-end rentals service.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Shape Security Raises $40 Million Series C to Scale Botwall Technology
Shape Security today revealed it raised $40 million in Series C funding led by Norwest Venture Partners to continue its mission of reinventing web defense.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Kleiner Perkins' Ted Schlein on the Cybercrime Arms Race
Thousands of people will descend on San Francisco on Monday for RSA's security conference .
Here's Secret, the hot new social app that delivers Silicon Valley arrogance straight to your palm.
Remember last week's "War on the 1%" rant by the poor, embattled multimillionaire Tom Perkins? Well, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is backing Secret, a hot new social-networking app that has captivated Silicon Valley with commentary that could have come from Perkins himself, for all we know.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Obamacare Spurring A New Generation Of Healthcare Startups
Editor's note: Beth Seidenberg, M.D. , is a general partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, focused on life science and digital health investing.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Recently released market study: Crescendo Bioscience, Inc. - Medical...
It develops quantitative, objective, and biology based tests to provide rheumatologists with deeper clinical insights to enable more effective management of patients with autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.
Wall Street Journal
3 Principles of Successful Design
Since arriving in Silicon Valley six weeks ago, I've spent time with designers at Flipboard, Chegg, Nest, AboutLife, FindTheBest, MyFitnessPal, Square, Codecademy, Gumroad and about 20 others.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Google Ventures invests in Atlanta startup Ionic Security
Google Inc's Google Ventures co-led a $25.5 million investment in Ionic Security Inc, an Atlanta-based startup developing technology to protect corporate data on mobile devices and in the cloud.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Duolingo Raises $20 Million For More Languages, Certifications
Learning a new language is as easy as pulling out your phone thanks to Duolingo's language education smartphone app.
Silicon Alley Insider
ZenPayroll Has Raised $20 Million To Help Business Owners Conquer A Major Time Suck
ZenPayroll , a cheap and easy payroll solution for small businesses, has raised $20 million to make cutting and receiving paychecks enjoyable.
ZenPayroll raises $20 million from Kleiner, General Catalyst
ZenPayroll , whose service helps small business run their payrolls over the Web, is a tiny startup in a field dominated by giants like ADP , Paychex and Intuit .
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Bitstrips Is Raising $15 Million
Bitstrips, an app for building personalized comic strips, is raising a hefty Series B. We've heard from sources familiar with the matter that Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is taking the lead.
Duolingo Raises $20M Series C Led By Kleiner Perkins To Dominate Online Language Learning
The popular language learning platform Duolingo today announced that it has closed a $20 million Series C round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers .
Mon Feb 17, 2014
What Lottery Winners and Tom Perkins Have in Common
Tom Perkins, co-founder of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is back in the news .