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  1. Billion Dollar Unicorns: DocuSign Growing Through Acquisitions - Sramana MitraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    After a long wait, Billion Dollar Unicorn DocuSign , went public early this year . It recently announced its second quarter results that beat market expectations.

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  2. Digital Health Summer Summit & Their Digital Health PlaygroundRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Down the Avenue

    's energy, largely at CES in Las Vegas, where it has grown in size over the years and now represents some of the most innovative technologies happening in the health, wellness and medical arena. The reason I've been so interested in digital health lately is not just because of the marketing and communications work I've done for HAPILABS and Kolibree over the past few years, both of which announced the world's first in their respective categories .

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  3. Egnyte Secures $75M Series E Investment from Goldman SachsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Venture Capital Access Online

    Egnyte, provider of the industry-leading content platform for business, today announced a $75 million round of growth funding from Goldman Sachs. Egnyte, who has not raised capital since December of 2013, will utilize the late-stage investment to accelerate growth and deliver their award-winning content platform with a world-class customer experience on a global scale.

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  4. PE-backed Anju Software buys Zephyr HealthRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | PE Hub

    Anju Software Inc , which is backed by Providence Equity Partners, has acquired San Francisco-based Zephyr Health , a provider of physician, institution and treatment data for every major disease area. No financial terms were disclosed.

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  5. Billion Dollar Unicorns: DoorDash Enters the Club Mired in Controversy - Sramana MitraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    After a hiatus, funding in the on-demand food delivery has picked up this year. DoorDash is a huge beneficiary of this trend, raising $785 million and entering the Billion Dollar Unicorn club .

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  6. 3 Strategies for Entrepreneurs to Win VC InvestmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | News Times

    Venture capital funding in 2017 was the highest it's been in 10 years , and the momentum has not slowed down. In the first quarter of 2018 alone, VC investments topped $22 billion .

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  7. Kleiner Perkins Spinning Off Profitable PartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Dealbreaker

    Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has made a ton of money investing in just about every tech startup you've ever heard of. So, with plans to raise a new fund next year, it's, uh, gonna stop doing the former .

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  8. The Wall Street Journal: Venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins to split over strategy differencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | MarketWatch

    Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is splitting in two, a surprise rupture that reflects the storied venture-capital firm's struggle to balance making smaller bets on young startups and jumbo investments in companies on the cusp of initial public offerings. The Silicon Valley firm's growth-investment team focused on later-stage funding is leaving the firm, spurred partly by internal differences over investing strategy and resulting in the departure of famed former Morgan Stanley analyst Mary Meeker.

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  9. Venture-Capital Firm Kleiner Perkins Plans to SplitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is splitting in two, a surprise rupture that reflects the storied venture-capital firm's struggle to balance making smaller bets on young startups and jumbo investments in companies on the cusp of initial public offerings. The Silicon Valley firm's growth-investment team focused on later-stage funding is leaving the firm, spurred partly by internal differences over investing strategy and resulting in the departure of famed former Morgan Stanley analyst Mary Meeker.

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  10. Kleiner partner Mary Meeker leaving to start her own venture firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Reuters

    Tech analyst Mary Meeker is leaving venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC to start her own firm, Kleiner said on Friday. Companies looking for early stage funding - the traditional focus at Kleiner Perkins - require larger checks and more specialized expertise, while fast-growing established companies, like Meeker investments Uber and Stripe, take more support.

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  11. Kleiner Perkinsa Mary Meeker leaving to start her own VC firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Famous for her influential internet trends report and prescient bets on Uber and Spotify, Meeker is the latest high-profile woman to leave the venture capital firm that's fallen in stature following questions around its treatment of females and a series of poor investing decisions. Meeker's team - Mood Rowghani, Noah Knauf and Juliet De Baubigny - will raise a fresh fund of their own devoid of the Kleiner brand.

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  12. VC-backed AEye hires Benchmark's Ramanthan as operations VPRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | PE Hub

    Pleasanton, California-based AEye Inc, a developer of advanced vision hardware, software and algorithms for self-driving vehicles, has named Nate Ramanathan as vice president of operations. Previously, he was a senior executive at Benchmark .

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  13. Munich Re buys VC-backed RelayrRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2018 | PE Hub

    Munich Re has acquired Boston-based Relayr, a provider of industrial internet of things solutions, for $300 million. Relayr's backers included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Munich Venture Partners.

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  14. GoEuro Touts Growth in Ground Transport But Sees No Profit in SightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Skift

    GoEuro CEO Naren Shaam said his company is having strong growth in helping consumers book intercity trips on their smartphones. But can he guide his company into profitability? Five years ago this summer, GoEuro debuted to stand out from most established travel companies by showing consumers rail, intercity coach, and flights side-by-side.

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  15. VMWare to acquire Boston-based CloudHealth for around $500MRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Business Journal

    Palo Alto-based VMware Inc. plans to acquire CloudHealth Technology Inc., a fast-growing cloud management software company in Boston that has raised more than $85 million from investors including .406 Ventures, Sigma Prime Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. VMware will pay roughly $500 million for the startup, a figure first reported by Reuters and independently confirmed by the Boston Business Journal.

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  16. Exclusive: Platinum Equity explores sale or IPO of Vertiv - sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Reuters

    Platinum Equity is exploring a potential sale or initial public offering of Vertiv, a provider of backup power and fail-safe systems for data centers, which its private equity owner hopes will value the company close to at least $6 billion, according to sources familiar with the matter. A successful deal would reflect the rapid growth of the data center industry.

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  17. 21 female angel investors every startup founder should knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Silicon Alley Insider

    For early-stage startups seeking capital, an investment from an angel investor can make all the difference when getting your company off the ground. While both angel investors and venture capitalists often invest in early-stage companies, angel investors give from their own money, often in smaller amounts.

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  18. littleBits buys DIYRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2018 | PE Hub

    Financial terms weren't announced. DIY, of San Francisco, provides a free, kid-only online learning community.

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  19. Illustration: Craig StephensRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    Evan J. Zimmerman and Li Yingying say while Chinese tech companies are now a force to reckon with globally, far from the antagonistic narrative of the trade war, technology innovators and investors in the US and China are benefiting from integration For years, Chinese entrepreneurs would speak bashfully about the Chinese technology ecosystem, saying they just wanted to learn. This was widely recognised not as typical Chinese humility but as a pragmatic admission of reality.

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  20. Y Combinator to Start Up in China With Ex-Baidu Executive as CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Stripe Inc. , Reddit and Dropbox Inc., will start its program in China as soon as next summer. In the U.S., the accelerator selects two batches of companies a year for financing, advice and connections in exchange for a small percentage of equity.

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