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The Importance Of Founders

Editor’s note: Ben Narasin is president of TriplePoint Ventures and Michael Abbott is General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

In a prior era, some considered it best practice to bring in “professional managers” to run the businesses started by creative and hard-working entrepreneurs once those business began to scale and appeared to need “adult supervision.” The term “upgrade management” is still occasionally heard among investors but never in front of founders. 822 more words

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What it's like to run Google's $2 billion venture capital fund

When Google’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, decided to set up a venture-capital fund back in 2009, they chose a relatively little-known neuroscience graduate, entrepreneur, and biotechnology investor to run it. 1,626 more words

Here's Kleiner Perkins' receipt for all the legal expenses it wants Ellen Pao to cover

Venture capital giant Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has filed documents with the San Francisco superior court detailing $972,814.50 in legal expenses. This is the sum it wants reimbursed by former partner Ellen Pao, who… 120 more words

Kleiner Perkins offered Ellen Pao almost $1 million to settle, and is now demanding that much in court costs

The drama of the Ellen Pao gender discrimination lawsuit is not quite over. After defeating Pao in court, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is now seeking to recuperate $972,815 in litigation costs from its former partner. 265 more words

Kleiner Perkins seeks almost $1 million in legal costs in Pao case

(REUTERS) — Venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers is seeking to recover about $973,000 in costs from a high profile gender discrimination trial that captivated Silicon Valley, according to a court filing on Thursday. 312 more words

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Shyp Confirms $50M Raise, Launches Beta Service In Los Angeles

On-demand shipping service Shyp is rolling out its service in Los Angeles today, its fourth city.

In addition to announcing its launch in Los Angeles, Shyp also… 312 more words

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Slack just doubled its valuation, proving enterprise software can be sexy

It was only six months ago that Slack joined the billion-dollar startup club. Today, the chat app for offices confirmed an additional $160 million in funding, more than doubling its worth to $2.8 billion. 217 more words