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Social Capital has started investing in startups, sight unseen

There’s little question that former Facebook executive and venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya thoroughly enjoys challenging the way that startups are funded. Because he has the hot hand, so to speak, he’s able to get away with it, too. 1,408 more words


Tech Investor Ellen Pao's Memoir Sheds Light On Silicon Valley Sexism

MENLO PARK (KPIX 5) — Tech investor Ellen Pao has released a new memoir.

After rocking the tech industry in 2015 with her trial on gender discrimination. 440 more words


Ellen Pao’s book on Silicon Valley’s biggest sexual harassment case shows how sad the boys club really is

Ellen Pao, a former VC at one of Silicon Valley’s top firms, is telling her side of the story. After a losing legal battle against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for workplace discrimination and retaliation, and years as an advocate for women in tech, she’s written… 803 more words

Amazon Reportedly Bought This Data Visualization Company to Bolster Alexa

Amazon quietly bought Graphiq, a data visualization company a few months ago to beef up its popular Alexa virtual personal assistant, according to The Los Angeles Times… 275 more words


New $100 Million Fund Backs Cloudflare-Related Startups

New Enterprise Associates, Venrock, and Pelion Venture Partners—all early investors in Internet company Cloudflare—are now ponying up $100 million to fund startups that build applications atop Cloudflare’s technology, which speeds up web site performance and offers security to web applications. 487 more words


Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus highlights

Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has released her highly anticipated, annual presentation on internet trends at this year’s Code conference. Here are her slides: 98 more words

Looker catches the fancy of CapitalG, Goldman and Geodesic with $81.5M Series D

Business intelligence platform Looker is announcing a wholesome $81.5 million Series D today led by CapitalG, Alphabet’s cleverly named growth investment arm. Goldman Sachs… 438 more words