Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Death by overfunding: the demise of fitness tracker firm JawboneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Things have gone all wrong for Jawbone, valued at US$3.2 billion just three years ago, as it goes into liquidation and does a disappearing act on its customers Jawbone, however, a maker of fitness trackers and Bluetooth speakers which is in the process of liquidating, is taking a different tack. Visitors to its website - including the Hong Kong one that is in Chinese - see a company that looks like all is well, and is promoting products - except that there are no links to buy them.

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  2. Google launches Gradient Ventures to invest in AIRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | PE Hub

    Google , whose interest in artificial intelligence includes its Google.ai project to incorporate AI technology across all of its products, has launched Gradient Ventures on Tuesday as an independent investment vehicle. The amount of capital available to invest was not disclosed.

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  3. VC-backed Hixme recruits Wells as national sales VPRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | PE Hub

    Agoura Hills, California-based Hixme , a benefits program provider for workers and their families, has named Peter Wells as national sales vice president. Wells is a former senior vice president of sales at Cloud4Wi and ex-SVP of global sales at Certona .

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  4. It's About Time: Recruiters Are Screening Candidates With Text InterviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | RecruitingBlogs.com

    Claiming that prospective hires are too slow to pick up the phone or respond to emails, employers are trying out apps that allow them to screen candidates and conduct early-stage interviews with texts. "People don't want to have that 10-minute [phone] conversation any more if they could just reply with a quick text," said Kirby Cuniffe, chief executive of staffing firm Aegis Worldwide LLC. After Aegis recruiters reported that fewer potential hires were answering their phones, the firm decided to try texting.

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  5. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Real Men Might Get Made Fun OfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | The New York Times

    A few weeks back, some old friends invited me to appear on their podcast . They are two stand-up comedians in their mid-30s - I know, the podcast comes as a shock - and their show is a kind of micro focus group, investigating how to be better straight white dudes by picking the brains of guests who don't fit that description.

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  6. Tesla the latest tech firm to face sexual harassment accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | New York Post

    Tesla on Wednesday found itself the latest tech company to deal with accusations that its bro culture is making life difficult for some women at the company. One female employee of the electric car maker told executives at a recent town-hall meeting that sexual harassment was a problem and that some parts of its manufacturing floor is a "predator zone."

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  7. China's Crazy for Bike-Sharing, and Advertisers Are Tapping Into ThatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Advertising Age

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  8. VC Aileen Lee just offered some very specific advice to female founders looking for fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | TechCrunch

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  9. Billion Dollar Unicorns: Looker Counts on Big Data Analytics - Sramana MitraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    Looker was founded in 2011 by Marc Randolph, Ben Porterfield, and Lloyd Tabb. In my Thought Leaders in Big Data interview, CEO Frank Bien claims that Looker is be a new kind of data analytics and business intelligence solution provider that focuses on providing end users with new levels of exploration capabilities above very large and complex sets of data.

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  10. It's no longer the women who are resignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | MetaFilter

    Two years ago, Ellen Pao lost her discrimination lawsuit against VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Many women in the startup world became discouraged about speaking out about their experiences, but that has changed radically.

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  11. Tech women speak frankly on sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Times of India

    The tech industry has long suffered a gender imbalance, with companies such as Google and Facebook acknowledging how few women were in their ranks. Some female engineers have started to speak out on sexual harassment.

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  12. Silicon Valley Women, in Cultural Shift, Frankly Describe Sexual HarassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The New York Times

    One female entrepreneur recounted how she had been propositioned by a Silicon Valley venture capitalist while seeking a job with him, which she did not land after rebuffing him. Another showed the increasingly suggestive messages she had received from a start-up investor.

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  13. Sexual harassment scandal shakes insular, influential venture capital worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | USA Today

    After complaints about a Binary Capital partner brings firm near collapse, more unnerving revelations about bad behavior in the clubby profession are expected. Sexual harassment scandal shakes insular, influential venture capital world After complaints about a Binary Capital partner brings firm near collapse, more unnerving revelations about bad behavior in the clubby profession are expected.

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  14. Solar Financier Spruce Ends Goldman-Led Review, Names CEORead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Spruce Finance Inc. scrapped a strategic review being led by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. that could have resulted in the sale of the clean-energy financier. Instead, the San Francisco-based company promoted two of its senior executives and has begun selling existing loans, leases and power purchase agreements to streamline operations and focus on profitability.

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  15. Solar Financier Spruce Ends Goldman-Led Review, Names New CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Bloomberg

    It also raised $25 million in funding from existing lender HPS Investment Partners LLC. "It made sense to transition from a place where we were holding assets on the books," said Steve Olszewski, Spruce's former chief operating officer who's been appointed chief executive officer. The company expects to continue servicing loans that it sells, and still controls about $500 million of such assets.

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  16. Binary Accused of Post-Resignation Harassment by Ex-EmployeeRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A former employee is suing Binary Capital LLC for harassing and defaming her after she resigned from the venture capital firm, following recent revelations that co-founder Justin Caldbeck made unwelcome sexual advances toward female startup founders. Ann Lai, who was a principal at Binary until May 2016, said in a lawsuit filed in a California court that Caldbeck had texted her repeatedly after she left the firm, threatening her not to disparage or divulge information about the company.

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  17. CloudHealth Raises $46M Funding Round, Founder Calls Cloud 'One Of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | CRN

    CloudHealth, a Boston-based startup offering a comprehensive cloud management platform that is seeing rapid adoption, raised $46 million in additional venture capital this week to scale more quickly. CloudHealth will mostly invest the latest funding in developing its products across partner cloud providers, but will also finance new sales and marketing efforts, as well as further expansion of a platform for enabling channel partners, Joe Kinsella, CloudHealth's founder and CTO, told CRN.

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  18. VC-backed AEye adds three to teamRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | PE Hub

    Pleasanton, California-based AEye Inc, a developer of advanced vision hardware, software and algorithms for self-driving vehicles, has beefed up its team with three new hires. Joining the company are John Stockton as vice president of product, Dr. Allan Steinhardt as chief engineer and Blair LaCorte as chief of staff.

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  19. Egnyte Rolls Out New Cloud-Based Governance Solution, Using Analytics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | PRWeb

    Egnyte Protect is changing the way people think about governance as we are now able to quickly and easily deliver the highest level of content protection to businesses of all shapes and sizes without impeding productivity and diversity of apps. Egnyte, the leading cloud provider of smart content collaboration and governance, today announced the general availability of their content governance solution, Egnyte Protect.

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  20. Cybriant Strengthens AlienVault Connection with Four Levels of PartnershipRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | PRWeb

    Working with AlienVault enables us to extend the benefits of our enterprise grade cybersecurity services to mid-market and SMB companies. Cybriant announced today it is a reseller, Managed Security Service Provider , Certified Implementation Partner, and Certified Training Partner with AlienVault .

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