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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

John Doerr: Venture capitalists 'are pathetic' on diversity

“Nobody wins in this kind of an experience. I’m human.”

That’s how Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner John Doerr kicked off his interview with… 435 more words


Aileen Lee Is Coming To Disrupt SF 2015

Aileen Lee has attracted widespread attention for coining the term “unicorn” in a November 2013 TechCrunch article about billion-dollar companies. But industry insiders were aware of Lee well before then. 286 more words