How much would you donate to charity to have a private pitch meeting with your favorite venture capitalist?
Editor’s Pick “Something very interesting is happening here,” Google’s top Canadian employee, Steve Woods, told me. “This area has a very high proportion of startups to population. Google loves startups … and we love to hire entrepreneurial people.”
Editor’s Pick “Fisker spent a stunning $900,000 for each vehicle it produced,” PrivCo chief executive Sam Hamadeh told me. “Then they sold them to dealers for an invoice price of just $70,000.”
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.
Ries, who cofounded IMVU, and served as a venture advisor at Kleiner Perkins, pioneered the “lean startup” philosophy, which is based on originally Japanese concepts of waste-free processes.
The Kleiner Perkins-Ellen Pao saga popped up its ugly head last night.
Leaving Google behind, Dave Girouard is leaving to launch his own startup, backed by Kleiner Perkins, NEA, and Google Ventures.
As part of our mission to find the most exciting, disruptive tech for this season’s DEMO, we recently stopped off in Boulder, Colorado to check out the coolest startups in the region. Below are some photos from the meetup we had there.
Just a reminder to Silicon Valley- and Colorado-based companies: VentureBeat is joining up with two great venture capital firms to offer feedback on your product.
If you’re based in the Bay Area, and are building the next tech product that will change the world, consider joining me for a feedback session with one of the city’s most respected venture capital groups, Kleiner Perkins.
If you’re based in New York and looking to launch your next big tech product soon, join me for a private feedback session on December 13 with one of the city’s most respected venture capital groups, RRE Ventures.
Guest Post Go East, young entrepreneur! The chance to become rich and famous with a startup is no longer just an American dream. It’s happening in Asia too, as talent, energy and resources flow from the U.S. to the east.
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.
Last week, I visited Turkey, and discovered what a lot of people are saying about this fascinating country: It’s the next developing hotspot for technology startups, especially for e-commerce.
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.
What if you opened your high-school locker to find $36 million inside? I’d probably skip biology. Lockerz, an interactive eCommerce company, did receive that cash. It plans to use the proceeds to win the attention of Generation Z.
Early stage venture firm Shasta Ventures raised $200 million dollars, according to a form D filed with the SEC. This is a growth fund intended to support start-ups.
This article is part of a series of posts about DEMO alumni and news of their progress. Pinger launched at DEMO in Fall 2006. Check out more at DEMO.
Who doesn’t love to entertain venture capitalists? They have insight, they have an innovative eyes, they have lots of money… So we grabbed two of the best dressed (plaid blazers anyone?) to join us on stage at MobileBeat 2011 today to discuss why VC’s are going long on mobile.
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2011. But here’s a summary of why we think this will be the must-attend game conference for you.
If you need any further evidence that the mobile payments arena is going to be huge over the next few years, just look at Square.