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11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

SoundCloud joins the music streaming mainstream with advertising

The site has attracted millions of users with free streaming audio and no ads. But its days as a commercial-free service are coming to an end.

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Related Topix: SoundCloud, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | PE Hub

Goodwater Capital, Joe Lacob lead $2 mln venture funding in imoji

Goodwater Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner emeritus Joe Lacob has led a $2 million venture funding in imoji , an app that allows users to turn any picture into a shareable emoji.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Marc Benioff Joins $35M Round for PernixData

As chips, software and memory become more powerful, servers are usurping some of the functions of storage arrays.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Salesforce.com, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Salesforce, Financial Services, Investment Services

Sys-Con Media

Enlighted Announces $20 Million Series D Funding

All of Enlighted's current investors -- Draper Nexus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, RockPort Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Intel Capital -- participated in this round.

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SFGate

Turning natural gas to gasoline a " at $1 per gallon

Bay Area startup Siluria Technologies has developed a way to make gasoline, diesel and jet fuel from natural gas - not crude oil.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

TechCrunch

Camoji Lets You Create And Send Animated GIFs Via iMessage

An iOS application called Camoji , which lets you create your own animated selfies and other GIFs, will be your new favorite toy.

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Related Topix: Facebook Messenger, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services, iPhone

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Business Journal

Teaching UC to be a smarter investor as it becomes a bigger one

A who's-who panel of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, executives and attorneys will help set the direction of a new University of California policy opening the door for the university system to invest directly in companies.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, California, California Government, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services, Wind River Systems, UC Berkeley

Fri Aug 01, 2014

7x7

Meet The Bay Area's Top Female Venture Capitalists

According to a Fortune Magazine analysis from February 2014 , just 4 percent of senior partners at venture capital firms are women; and only 12 percent of women, based on a study led by The National Venture Capital Association, are generally employed in the tech business.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services, Facebook, WebMD, Marketing

MyPrintResource.com

Killer Apps: Opportunities for Printers to Go Mobile

May 2014 saw the annual appearance of Mary Meeker's much-anticipated annual Internet Trends report .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services, Ipad, Science / Technology, Computers, Graphic Design, Arts

Agri Marketing

Drone Company Airware Raises $25 Million From Investment Community

DRONE COMPANY AIRWARE RAISES $25 MILLION FROM INVESTMENT COMMUNITY Aug. 1, 2014 AgFunder News reports: Despite a lack of FAA regulation, drone companies are still charging forward with funding.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Record Number of Customers Turn to Datameer to Unlock Big Data Insights

Datameer now has 200 customers with over 240 deployments. Used by major brands across industries, Datameer empowers anyone to integrate, analyze and visualize all of their data regardless of type or source.

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

Business Journal

Smart to-do list app Timeful wants to help you stop procrastinating

It's 7 p.m. on a Wednesday as I write this. My phone just buzzed to remind me that I need to renew my MBTA pass and drink some water.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Financial Services, Investment Services

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Journal

Chargepoint tops off latest funding, has now raised $114M

Chargepoint has apparently completed a $27 million round of funding to expand its network of electric vehicle charging stations that are run by independent operators.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Wire

Beyond Meat Completes Largest Financing Round to Date

By making meat from plant-based sources, privately held Beyond Meat, based in El Segundo, California, is dedicated to improving human health, positively impacting climate change, conserving natural resources and respecting animal welfare.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, El Segundo, CA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services, Obvious, Twitter

Business Journal

Big-name VCs, others tagged to weigh changes to UC investment policy

Brook Byers of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is part of the 18-member University of California Innovation Council that will put meat on the bones of a new UC policy that allows direct investment in companies.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

CardioDX raises $21M in new funding as biotech IPOs hit rough patch

CardioDX, led by David Levison, has raised $21 million of a planned $25 million in new private funding.

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PE Hub

Commercial drone startup Airware grabs $25 mln Series B

Airware, creator of a hardware, software, and cloud services platform for commercial drone development and operation, announced today it has raised $25 million in Series B financing.

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TechCrunch

Essence Group Holdings Raises $71 Million For Population Health Management Services

Essence Group Holdings Corp., the parent company of health management services provider Lumeris , has raised $71 million in a round of financing announced today.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

The Pipeline: VCs cash in on LinkedIn deal, social robot steals show...

Jibo is a natural language processing robot, similar to Apple's Siri, excect with a movable body that can display reactions to what you say, and other features.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Waltham, MA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Investment Services

Wall Street Journal

Airware Raises $25M Led By Kleiner Perkins to Power Drones

As U.S. federal regulators work toward laws for the commercial use of drones, major venture capital investors are placing bets on a company that is playing a role in that process.

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