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  1. [slides] Content Stores in the Cloud | @CloudExpo @Alfresco #ECM #BPM #DigitalTransformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Linux

    ... invented many of the concepts widely used in the industry today, served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Benchmark Capital and was one of the founding engineers at Ingres. @ThingsExpo - The World's Largest 'Internet of Things' Event, November 1-3, ...

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  2. Are You The Investor Of Last Resort?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Seeking Alpha

    Bill Gurley is a partner at venture capital firm Benchmark Capital , you may not have heard of him or the company he works for. But he's well known in certain circles and has been candid about his concerns over the valuations of so-called unicorns.

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  3. Technavio Announces Top Five Vendors in the Global Venture Capital Investment Market from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Freshnews

    ... to lead a business unit in the right direction," says Amit Sharma, a lead research analyst at Technavio. Benchmark Capital is a venture capital company that has experience in start-up, seed, mid-venture, early stage, emerging growth, late venture, ...

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  4. Venture Capitalist: 'We've never crammed this much private capital into immature private companies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Investing in companies such as Facebook before they went public has proven very lucrative for many well-connected investors - and Facebook's decision to stay private for eight years before going public certainly worked out well for the social media giant. Bill Gurley, a general partner at venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, believes that early success stories such as Facebook and many other high-flying technology companies have made it fashionable for CEOs to resist public offerings.

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  5. Benchmark's Andy Rachleff on what separates a good board from a great boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | TechCrunch

    ... you a better board member," according to Andy Rachleff, co-founder of the storied venture capital firm Benchmark Capital and the financial services startup, Wealthfront . But there are other qualities that Rachleff said will define the success of a ...

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  6. Analytics startup Amplitude raises $15MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | TechCrunch

    ... has now raised a total of $26 million. The new round was led by Battery Ventures, with participation from Benchmark Capital. Battery's Neeraj Agrawal is joining the company's board of directors. Amplitude also says it now has more than 150 customers ...

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  7. Battery leads funding charge of mobile analytics startup AmplitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | PE Hub

    Despite a slowdown in the startup funding environment in the past six months, Amplitude is scheduled to announce today it has raised a $15 million Series B round led by Battery Ventures . Existing investors Benchmark Capital , Data Collective , Merus Capital and Quest Venture Partners also participated, Amplitude CEO Spenser Skates said.

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  8. Uber Receives $3.5 Billion Investment From Saudi Wealth FundRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... fund Fidelity Investments, Chinese search engine company Baidu Inc. and venture capital firms including Benchmark Capital. Uber joins competitors in securing investment globally as the popularity of ride-hailing services surges. Lyft Inc., the ...

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  9. Uber Raises $3.5 Billion From Saudi Arabia's Sovereign Wealth FundRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... fund, Yasir Al Rumayyan, will take a seat on Uber's board, the company said. Other board members include Benchmark Capital general partner Bill Gurley and Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington. Uber said the Saudi's investment puts the ...

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  10. Uber raises $3.5 billion from Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund: ReutersRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | PE Hub

    ... fund, Yasir Al Rumayyan , will take a seat on Uber's board, the company said. Other board members include Benchmark Capital general partner Bill Gurley and Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington. Uber said the Saudi's investment puts the ...

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  11. Uber Receives $3.5 Billion Investment From Saudi Wealth FundRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... fund Fidelity Investments, Chinese search engine company Baidu Inc. and venture capital firms including Benchmark Capital. Uber joins competitors in securing investment globally as the popularity of ride-hailing services surges. Lyft Inc., the ...

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  12. OpenText Preps for New Acquisitions, Private Equity Firm Invests in MarTechRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | CMSWire

    ... had 71 employees at the end of 2014 and has 150 now, according to John Gravely, ClickDimensions' CEO. Benchmark Capital led the round, with participation from Trinity Ventures as well as existing investors Balderton Capital and Point Nine Capital. ...

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  13. Contentful Secures $13M for API-Driven Content Management PlatformRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Venture Capital Access Online

    Contentful, the API-driven content management developer platform, today announced it has secured $13 million in Series B financing. Led by Benchmark Capital, with participation from Trinity Ventures as well as existing investors Balderton Capital and Point Nine Capital, the round puts the total amount raised to date at $16.8 million.

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  14. Contentful Secures $13M for API-Driven Content Management PlatformRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Freshnews

    Contentful, the API-driven content management developer platform, today announced it has secured $13 million in Series B financing. Led by Benchmark Capital, with participation from Trinity Ventures as well as existing investors Balderton Capital and Point Nine Capital, the round puts the total amount raised to date at $16.8 million.

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  15. Self-Assured VCs Argue 'Dumb Money,' Not Venture Capitalists, To Blame For Tech BubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Sfist

    ... CNBC at the time. "Loose capital allows the less qualified to participate in each market," Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital wrote in April , echoing the dumb-money sentiments. "This less qualified player brings more reckless execution, which drags ...

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  16. Uber Conquered Taxis: What's Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | NewsFactor

    ... wasn't always on the cards for Uber, though. According to Bill Gurley, an Uber investor and partner at Benchmark Capital, investors see the size and potential of Uber's core business as being so massive it doesn't need to expand into other fields. ...

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  17. Uber conquered taxis. Now it's going after everything elseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... wasn't always on the cards for Uber, though. According to Bill Gurley, an Uber investor and partner at Benchmark Capital, investors see the size and potential of Uber's core business as being so massive it doesn't need to expand into other fields. ...

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  18. In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - April 2016 #3Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... the Road to Recap: Why the Unicorn Financing Market Just Became DangerousFor All Involved Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital made waves yesterday with a 5,700-word essay dissecting the precarious market for startups with the very highest valuations. ...

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  19. Cornell Finds Revinate Surveys Delivers Impressive TripAdvisor ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Hotel News Resource

    ... creating valuable relationships and lifelong customers. Revinate is backed by leading investors including Benchmark Capital and Tenaya Capital. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in New York, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Singapore, ...

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  20. Cornell Finds Revinate Surveysa Delivers Impressive TripAdvisor ResultsRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... create valuable relationships and lifelong customers. Revinate is backed by leading investors including Benchmark Capital and Tenaya Capital. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in New York, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Singapore, ...

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