MyFitnessPal, a company that offers a popular app to help people lose weight, has raised $18 million in a first round of funding.
Our slate will include the leaders of the game business.
A widely cited statistic in Mary Meeker’s State of the Internet report about how often Americans check their smartphones is probably bogus, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
The founders of Ngmoco have moved on to create the interest-based network that gives you what you want on a topic.
While the majority of people are focused on Mary Meeker’s latest mind-boggling ‘Internet Trends’ report, there’s another slideshow released today that deserves just as much attention.
In what might be the most anticipated slideshow of the year, KPCB partner Mary Meeker has just published her latest report on the state of the Internet.
Partners at Sequoia, Norwest Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers discuss health industry trends and what they look for in potential investments.
Kleiner Perkins partner Bing Gordon will join Ouya’s board.
Ionic Security is putting data first with its management and protection tool. The company received $9.4 million in a follow-on to its first round of funding today.
Editor’s Pick This new partnership between three Silicon Valley powerhouses seeks to capitalize on what could end up being Google’s next big ecosystem after Chrome and Android.
Venture capitalist John Doerr joins Zynga’s board of directors.
Symantec and McAfee need to stop focusing on anti-virus software and start solving bigger problems or they run the risk of becoming obsolete, says KPCB’s Ted Schlein.
Editor’s Pick Game investments were red hot in the first half, but slowed after Zynga’s sinking market value crushed valuations.
App performance management startup AppDynamics has raised $50 million from top-tier investors in its fourth round of funding, cash that will help the company expand and fight for more users.
Mary Meeker’s huge, well-researched slideshows are a treasure trove of data on the state of the Internet. Here’s her latest, with highlights called out by VentureBeat.
Turkey is a tantalizing market for entrepreneurs. Yet the breakthrough many in Anatolia’s entrepreneurship space are waiting for seems distant.
Venture capital investments declined in both dollars and deal volume this quarter, according to the latest TheMoneyTree report.
Editor’s Pick An all-star panel, with Electronic Arts’ CEO John Riccitiello and entrepreneurship professor William Sahlman, said the U.S. is falling behind in economic competitiveness.
Editor’s Pick Jon Crawford is an entrepreneur with the dubious distinction of having been kicked out of Y Combinator. But rolling with the punches and continuing to fight for what he believed was right for his startup, he took a $1.5 million investment from VCs including Kleiner Perkins six months later. But how?
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.
An overview of what happened today in the world of technology investments
Major VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers will invest more than $100 million in new enterprise-facing startups.
Affectiva absorbed $12 million in a third round of investment for its emotion measurement technology that helps brands and businesses gain insight about their consumers.
Former Electronic Arts exec and current Kleiner Perkins partner Bing Gordon was on-stage at MobileBeat 2012 today in San Francisco.
Judge Harold Kahn has denied a request by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to go to arbitration in Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination lawsuit.
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2012. But here’s a summary of why we think this is the must-attend game conference for you.
Crossing over from an existing market to an emerging one is what our GameBeat 2012 conference is all about. We’re seeing this trend play out in every segment of games.
A month after Kleiner Perkins partner Ellen Pao filed a lawsuit for gender discrimination and retaliation related to sexual harassment claims, the big-time venture capital firm is responding. KPCB is denying “each and every material allegation” of Pao’s allegations including that Pao raised any concerns over sexual harassment and discrimination anytime before late 2011, when she came out fighting with a legal team.
Gen110, a company that provides distributed energy so people can cut the cord from an utility, has raised an undisclosed investment from Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.
If your company is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and you want to meet with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers on Thursday, this is your last chance to sign up.