Elance, a freelance marketplace that connects clients and freelancers, announced Tuesday it has raised $16 million in funding. Stripes Group led the funding, with participation from New Enterprise Associates and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Editor's Pick Game fundings destroyed the record book for fundings this year as 145 companies raised more than $1.540 billion in 2011, not counting initial public offerings.
SuVolta, a chip startup that says it can cut power consumption by 50 to 90 percent when coupled with other techniques for lowering voltage, said today it has raises $17.6 million in a new round of funding.
While it’s been talked about for some time, Klout today finally confirmed that it raised a “strong” third round of funding — though it won’t say how much.
Jawbone, the maker of Bluetooth headsets for cell phones and other cool hardware, announced today that it has raised $40 million.
eRecyclingCorps, a company that rewards customers for recycling cell phones and e-waste, announced Tuesday that it received $35 million from Kleiner Perkins’ Green Growth Fund. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Mike Abbott, the former vice president of engineering who flew the Twitter coop in mid October, has joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner and is now a part of the illustrious venture capital firm’s digital team.
Venture firm Kleiner Perkins has raised a $250 million fund to invest in Chinese companies, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The KPBC China Fund II filing documents list chief financial officer Susan Biglieri as the company’s signatory.
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.
Mary Meeker knows how to pack a lot of facts into a 66-slide PowerPoint deck. Fortunately, the Kleiner Perkins partner is also quite good at decipering what all of those facts mean for our mobile computing future.
InMobi, the four-year-old company that is second place globally in mobile advertising, has raised an astonishingly large $200 million round of funding from Softbank Corp.
A wave of anti-science sentiment in the U.S. government — through the lens of ignoring global warming and a reliance on fossil fuels — could hamper innovation in the clean technology space, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner John Doerr (pictured right) said.
Kenandy is taking the old world of industrial manufacturing into the new world of the cloud with its “social manufacturing” platform. And today, the company is coming out of stealth and announcing it has raised $10.5 million in a first round of funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Real-time car traffic startup Inrix has raised $37 million in a fourth round of funding led by high-profile venture firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and August Capital.
Consumers will be able to charge advertisers to access their personal data.
New details on Chegg’s June acquisition of Notehall came through SEC filings yesterday.
Investments in clean technology projects fell 10 percent in the second quarter this year to $1.83 billion when compared to $2.03 billion in the second quarter of 2010, according to research firm Cleantech Group.
Today we’re revealing the third set of speakers for our third annual GamesBeat 2011 conference. Our slate of speakers will include Bing Gordon, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the former chief creative officer at Electronic Arts; Daniel Terry, chief executive and co-founder of mobile game maker Pocket Gems; and Tim Chang, partner at Norwest Venture Partners.
Proterra, a manufacturer of transit buses that use fast-charging electric batteries, announced today that it has raised $30 million from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and others.