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EcoMotors has secured a $200 million investment for a plant to construct its Opoc engine, a clean, efficient, lightweight, and low-cost internal combustion engine.
Former Square COO Keith Rabois took to Twitter today to bash social location app Foursquare, but Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley did not simply sit back and take it. He punched back.
Keith Rabois, a longtime entrepreneur and angel investor who recently resigned as the chief operating officer of Square, will be joining Khosla Ventures.
Security firm Cylance received $15 million in its first round of funding today. It hopes to use data and analysis to determine your likelihood of attack.
Khosla Ventures and RiceHadleyGates form a strategic partnership to help startups tackle regulatory, political, and public policy issues.
Editor’s Pick Accomplished Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla likens modern healthcare to witchcraft, and says technology will replace 80 percent of doctors. His views, offered up in a talk last week in San Francisco, made doctors hopping mad. But criticisms were mostly knee-jerk. Khosla has a point.
FuzeBox, a pioneer in real-time visual collaboration, raised a significant $21 million in its first round of institutional financing today.
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LanzaTech, a biofuel company that turns waste gasses into fuel, announced Monday that is has secured $55.8 million in its third round of funding.
We have only a few days before the new year ball drops and 2012 is upon us. Many will hope for good health, good fortune and good friends, but in this economy, even more may hope for jobs.
Jawbone, the maker of Bluetooth headsets for cell phones and other cool hardware, announced today that it has raised $40 million.
Social TV service Miso has raised a new $4 million round of funding, the startup announced on its blog today.
YuMe, a video advertising network, has raised $11.9 million in funding, according to a Form D filed with the SEC.
“Spec work” is a term of derision in the creative industries, applied to work that’s done for free to win a prize or a contract. But for some, the model has worked so well that Kaggle is applying the model to science.
The willingness to fail is the key ingredient in success, billionaire investor Vinod Khosla told the audience at the Failcon conference in San Francisco today.
Personal finance startup BillGuard has raised $10 million in second-round financing, and it’s using it to expand its service that helps protect accounts from fraudulent activity, the company said Tuesday.
Online doctor appointment startup ZocDoc on Thursday announced that is has raised an additional $25 million in third-round funding from Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs.
Venture capital firm Khosla Ventures today announced the addition of veteran clean technology investor Andrew Chung as a partner.
“I don’t like being one of the venture capitalists … everything is a deal to them.”
Editor's Pick Vinod Khosla‘s advice for entrepreneurs is to ignore the experts and invent the future you want. That’s what he told the graduating class of Singularity University last week in a closing speech.
Two partners are leaving storied cleantech investment firm Khosla Ventures, as excitement has started to peter out in the once-buzzing clean technology space.
For the third time in nine months, SeaMicro is announcing a new line of servers that can pack an awful lot of computing power in a sixth of the usual space and a quarter of the electricity.