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  1. Elastic Rolls Out Elasticsearch-As-A-ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Forbes.com

    ... The open source stack itself has achieved more than 25 million downloads. Elastic the company is backed by Benchmark Capital , Index Ventures , and NEA with headquarters in Amsterdam and Mountain View, California. As a well-funded entity, with the ...

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  2. The Tech Industry Is In Denial, But The Bubble Is About To BurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | TechCrunch

    ... come out and said what their peers all secretly must know. Responding to concerns raised by Bill Gurley (Benchmark Capital) and Fred Wilson (Union Square Ventures), Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz expressed his thoughts in an 18-tweet tirade ...

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  3. Shortly after hitting Portland, WeWork becomes a golden-horned unicorn, raises $400MRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Business Journal

    ... Management Inc., T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Wellington Management Company, Goldman Sachs Group and Benchmark Capital. The round follows a Series D last December that raised $355 million. WeWork is in 32 locations across the world, from Los ...

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  4. WeWork becomes a golden-horned NYC unicorn, raises $400M and sees valuation double to $10BRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Business Journal

    ... Management Inc., T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Wellington Management Company, Goldman Sachs Group and Benchmark Capital. The round follows a Series D last December that raised $355 million. With the new funding, the company raised nearly $1 ...

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  5. Fidelity, other investors pump $400M into WeWorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Real Deal

    ... the chair of Boston Properties, is a backer of the startup, as are JPMorgan Chase, Harvard Management Co., Benchmark Capital and Goldman Sachs, Wellington Management and T. Rowe Price Group. WeWork chief executive officer Adam Neumann told the ...

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  6. Dick Costolo to leave TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Brand Republic

    ... of the private investment company Currie Capital. Other directors on the search committee include the Benchmark Capital general partner and venture capitalist, Peter Fenton and Williams, now the chief executive of the online publishing platform ...

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  7. Hortonworks Deploys Hadoop Into Public CloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | InformationWeek

    ... million in the quarter. Hortonworks was spun out of Yahoo in June 2011, with $23 million in backing from Benchmark Capital and Yahoo. Yahoo is a big user of Hadoop. At the time of Hortonworks' launch it had 18 Hadoop systems running on 42,000 ...

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  8. A surprising number of Americans say they'd be up for letting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... will eventually outlaw human driving altogether. It's just too dangerous. Bill Gurley, who is a partner at Benchmark Capital and an Uber board member, thinks driverless cars still have a ways to go before people will feel comfortable being replaced ...

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  9. CockroachDB: Ultimate In Database SurvivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | InformationWeek

    ... a sustained background effort to get CockroachDB established as a widely accepted open source project . Benchmark Capital leads the Series A round, with Google Ventures participating. CockroachDB is now "on the cusp of alpha," or release for early, ...

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  10. Are VC services really over-hyped? The story of one firm's middle pathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | VentureBeat

    ... to its companies. On the flip side, there's this year's Forbes Midas List examination of the boutique-y Benchmark Capital. The firm doesn't employ any biz-dev specialists or offer a speck of content on its website. (Andreessen Horowitz's home page ...

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  11. HP to acquire ConteXtream for NFV/SDN ControllerRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Converge! Network Digest

    ... tier-one telcos and MSOs. ConteXtream is headed by Nachman Shelef, who previously was a general partner of Benchmark Capital and a co-founder of the Benchmark Israel venture fund. Nachman's background also includes founding and heading NiceCom, a ...

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  12. http://www.usatoday.com/...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | USA Today

    ... VCs and executives. "I do think you'll see some dead unicorns this year," venture stalwart Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital told a crowd at South by Southwest a few months ago. That sentiment was echoed weeks later by Sequoia partner Michael Moritz, ...

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  13. Tech froth has some investors talking bubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | USA Today

    ... VCs and executives. "I do think you'll see some dead unicorns this year," venture stalwart Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital told a crowd at South by Southwest a few months ago. That sentiment was echoed weeks later by Sequoia partner Michael Moritz, ...

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  14. California man sues Uber claiming it stole ride-sharing ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | West Australian

    ... worked with." Halpern is also suing Uber investors Bill Trenchard of First Round Capital, Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital and Scott Belsky. In 2009, Halpern sued Anu Shukla, the founder of Offerpal Media, which is now known as Tapjoy, for allegedly ...

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  15. Disrupters disruptedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Economist

    ... of its stalwarts. "I can't ask somebody else to make an important recruitment call," says Peter Fenton of Benchmark Capital, another top Silicon Valley firm. As a result, the sector lacks something that venture capitalists consider essential for ...

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  16. Rob Cox: Parsing the short life of Dave GoldbergRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Reuters

    ... "I loved chatting with him, particularly about business and Silicon Valley," wrote Bill Gurley, of Benchmark Capital, where Goldberg worked briefly before taking over SurveyMonkey. "If we were ever on different pages, I wanted to sort it out right ...

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  17. Successful Pivots on Product, Market, Business Model: Gigya...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    ... They did something like it. With that concept, we raised money in Israel. Eventually, we raised money from Benchmark Capital who at that point had a branch in Tel Aviv. We raised money from a partner called Michael Heisenberg who is a very ...

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  18. Fast-Growing Boomerang Commerce Adds Office Depot, Sears, and Groupon ...Read the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Freshnews

    ... Krueger led Marketing at Cotendo, a web and mobile application acceleration provider backed by Sequoia and Benchmark Capital. Krueger's marketing programs drove the company to eight-figure sales, leading to a $292 million acquisition of Cotendo by ...

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  19. Dave Goldberg dies at 47Read the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Almanac

    ... lived in Menlo Park, studied government at Harvard from 1985 to 1989, and was formerly associated with Benchmark Capital in Menlo Park and Yahoo, according to his Facebook page. SurveyMonkey, a company that provides online surveys and data analysis, ...

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  20. SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg dies at 47Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Mountain View Voice

    ... lived in Menlo Park, studied government at Harvard from 1985 to 1989, and was formerly associated with Benchmark Capital in Menlo Park and Yahoo, according to his Facebook page . SurveyMonkey is headquartered in Palo Alto. "I met Dave over 15 years ...

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