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10 hrs ago | Business Journal

NEA busiest VC firm in hottest market since 2001; Here's the rest of Top 20

New Enterprise Associates, where National Venture Capital Association Chairman Scott Sandell is general partner, was the most active venture firm in U.S. investments in the first half.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, New Energy Associates, Computers, IT Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services

Tue Jul 08, 2014

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, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Data Center Knowledge

mCube Raises $37M to Simplify Chip Manufacturing for 'Internet of Moving Things'

Silicon Valley-based maker of small motion sensors for the Internet of Things mCube has raised $37 million in a series C funding round to accelerate and expand its monolithic, single-chip design approach that the company says is simple to manufacture and easy to design into a wide range of products.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups

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: Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, 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, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Financial Services, 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, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Financial Services, Startups, Investment Services

San Francisco Magazine

Tom Perkins Jokes to New Yorker About Buying the Chronicle

Cantankerous venture capitalist Tom Perkins is back in the headlines today, telling the New Yorker that he's been joking with Rupert Murdoch about buying the San Francisco Chronicle .

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

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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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, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, 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, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, 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: Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Venture Capital, Startups, Financial Services, 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: Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, 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, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, 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, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Financial Services, 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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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 a total of $1.2 billion for two new funds, reflecting 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, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services

MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: Lending Club has started process of going public

The offering could come by the end of the year and could raise more than $500 million, depending on market conditions and other factors, some of the people said.

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Related Topix: Lending Club, Startups

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, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, 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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