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Amprius has built a lithium ion battery that can last 25% longer than today's batteries
Venture capital-backed lithium ion battery startup Amprius is finally moving into commercial production, with an announcement that it has OEM partners in place, and will start making its second-gen batteries later this year.
Mon May 20, 2013
John Doerr's plan to reclaim the venture capital throne
Flipboard recently unveiled a new version of its successful tablet magazine app as the entire staff stood around their Palo Alto, Calif.
Digital Game Developer
Academy of Art University Web Design and New Media Student Heather...
Heather Tomkins, a Web Design and New Media graduate student at Academy of Art University, will be spending the summer working at Klout, the San Francisco tech company that measures the influence of social media users, thanks to the Kleiner Perkins Design Fellows Program.
Sun May 19, 2013
Colin Powell: Venture Capitalist
From The Wall Street Journal , about the moderate Republican : "The former Secretary of State, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and decorated Vietnam veteran is now a limited partner with renowned Silicon Valley venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers desperately trying to become digital all these years,' Powell said, adding that ... (more)
Optimize Format For Effective Multi-Media Viewing
According to a new report from Brand Perfect, considering global publishing for a digital generation, sales of tablets and smartphones will outstrip desktop sales by two to one, with tablets alone on target to do so in 2013.
Fri May 17, 2013
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Highlights of the event included keynotes and panels with tech innovators Mary Meeker, general partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Angie Hicks, founder and CMO, Angie's List; Craig Kielburger, Free The Children and Me To We cofounder; and top executives from DocuSign customers Allergan, Cox, Hewlett-Packard, Iron Mountain, Lennar, LinkedIn, ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Wall Street Journal
From Analog Politics to Digital VC With General Colin Powell
General Colin Powell became a venture capitalist after leaving public life and realizing one morning that his wife of 51 years, Alma, wasn't just going to let him stay at home and sit around with nothing to do.
Data Center Knowledge
PernixData Raises $20 Million for Software-Defined Storage
PernixData closes on $20 million round . Software-defined storage platform company PernixData announced the close of an over-subscribed $20 million Series B financing.
EdgeSpring Raises $11 Mln
EdgeSpring said on Thursday that it raised a total of $11 million in financing including a $9 million series A from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Lightspeed Ventures .
Enterprise Business Intelligence And Analytics Startup EdgeSpring Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins
Leena Rao is currently a Senior Editor for TechCrunch. She recently finished graduate school at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she studied business journalism and videography.
Tue May 14, 2013
News On Women
Watch Julie Uhrman, Founder and CEO of Ouya, talk about her startup...
Watch Julie Uhrman, Founder and CEO of Ouya, talk about her startup which just raised $15 million in new Funding.
A top venture capital firm hits a rough patch
As we discussed yesterday, venture capital is one of the few asset classes or types of investment where we see persistence of outperformance .
Silicon Alley Insider
This Fuel Cell Startup Has Now Raised $1.1 Billion
Silicon Valley venture capitalists like to crow that it's now cheaper than ever to establish a startup company.
Mon May 13, 2013
Bloom Energy fundraising passes $1B
Fuel cell maker Bloom Energy has raised another $130 million, according to Fortune Magazine's Dan Primack , bringing the company's total fundraising to $1.1 billion.
Software out, hardware start-ups in Software out, hardware start-ups...
Software companies are so last decade. Instead, venture capitalists are looking to hardware companies for investment opportunities and the next big wave of innovation.
Sun May 12, 2013
How Google's Investment Into P2P Lending Will Impact The Financial Markets
Since 2006, P2P & online lending have enjoyed explosive growth. Lending Club and Prosper , America's two largest P2P lenders have now surpassed $2B in loan origination, and P2P has captured the attention of industry legends, the financial media, the investing public and even today's technology giants.
Fri May 10, 2013
Ouya launch delayed as the game system gains funding
As USA Today's Brett Molina writes , "For fans of the new Ouya game console, there's good news and bad news." First, the bad news: The launch of the low-cost Android-based gaming system has been delayed by three weeks.
Exclusive: Bloom Energy raises $130 million
Fuel cell maker Bloom Energy has raised $130 million in new venture capital funding, Fortune has learned from multiple sources.
Thu May 09, 2013
5 Things Your First Investors Must Bring to the Table
The best angels and VCs offer more than just money. Here's what to look for as you shop around.
Waze Sale Would Give Boost to Kleiner Perkins; BlueRun Positioned for Biggest ROI
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers , which has been taking heat in the press of late, could get a lift if Facebook acquires mobile navigation app maker Waze , as is being reported today.