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Kleiner Perkins is backing its first bitcoin startup

One of Silicon Valley’s premiere venture capital firms is making a bet that bitcoin will make it easier for businesses to move money around the world. 259 more words

Former NSA chief’s startup gets $32 million in funding

Former National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander’s startup, IronNet Cybersecurity, has received $32 million in Series A funding. Among the investors is Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, … 174 more words


All of these CEOs have admitted to smoking marijuana

Earlier this month, at the second Republican presidential debate, former Florida governor Jeb Bush admitted to smoking marijuana “40 years ago.” For those who remember former candidate Bill Clinton’s tortured claim that he had smoked pot but never inhaled, it’s a sign of how much the times have changed. 1,345 more words


John Doerr Talks Diversity, Execution And The Future Of Kleiner Perkins

Kleiner Perkins’ John Doerr hopes that his firm will find itself where it has successfully brought in a diverse set of new partners — a problem that has long-troubled the venture capital industry. 578 more words


Smart grid company Silver Spring Networks just got a new CEO

Smart grid company Silver Spring Networks, which makes wireless infrastructure for utility power grids, has a new CEO. On Wednesday, the company announced that Mike Bell, who was previously an executive at Intel and Apple, has taken over as President and CEO. 263 more words


Mobile Lifecycle Marketing Firm Leanplum Raises A $11.6M Series B Round Led By Kleiner Perkins

Leanplum, a service that helps developers and marketers engage with mobile users through personalized messages, dynamic UI optimization and A/B testing services, today announced that it has raised a $11.6 million Series B round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. 352 more words


AOL co-founder Steve Case on the relationship between Washington and Silicon Valley

Today (Aug. 4) the White House is hosting its first-ever Demo Day, where entrepreneurs from a diverse range of backgrounds are sharing their startup stories. 723 more words