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Path Confirms Series B Funding From Redpoint, Richard Branson and Others

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We reported last night that Path closed Series B funding of $40 million led by Redpoint Ventures and planned to announce it today. And indeed, a spokeswoman for the company just emailed out the official acknowledgment. Path described the Series B funding as “more than $30M,” and said it also...
Path Confirms Series B Funding From Redpoint, Richard Branson and Others
Social Commerce / Photo Sharing Network Lockerz Launching Ador, A New Fashion Site?
Cloud storage startup Egnyte nets $16M to boost brand

Social Commerce Company Lockerz To Shut Down Plixi Photo Sharing API

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After undergoing a round of layoffs in January, Lockerz, the social commerce and photo sharing service, is shutting down its photo sharing API (a.k.a. Plixi). The news was posted by Plixi founder Rodney Rumford via a Tweet. Lockerz acquired Plixi (formerly Tweetphoto) in January 2011, for a price believed to be...
Social Commerce Company Lockerz To Shut Down Plixi Photo Sharing API
Lockerz Acquires Fashion Community Chick Approved
Aggregate Knowledge predicts the marketing future

The New Face Of Ad Tech Goes Consumer: Emotion Tracker Affectiva Takes $12M From KPCB, Horizon Ventures, Others

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The worlds of ad technology and consumer engagement in games and other online activities moved a little bit closer together today. Affectiva, a startup spun out the MIT Media Lab with a way of measuring emotional responses from online users by tracking their faces, is today announcing a round of...
The New Face Of Ad Tech Goes Consumer: Emotion Tracker Affectiva Takes $12M From KPCB, Horizon Ventures, Others

VC bigshots team up to form Google `Glass Collective'

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Investment syndicate brings together Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Google Ventures to offer seed money for Google Glass startups. [Read more]...
VC bigshots team up to form Google `Glass Collective'

Designers: Kleiner Perkins Wants You

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers will Tuesday announce two new initiatives around design....
Designers: Kleiner Perkins Wants You
Yahoo’s Mobile Sales Head Joins Ad Startup Drawbridge
Kleiner- And Sequoia-Backed Drawbridge Takes Its Cross-Device Ad Targeting Out Of Beta

Kleiner Perkins Didn't Want Ray Lane To Become So Involved In HP (HPQ)

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HP's Executive Chairman Ray Lane says he took on a bigger day-to-day role at HP even though his partners at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers didn't want him to. He told the story of how he went from chairman to executive chairman during the OnDemand 2012 conference held this...
Kleiner Perkins Didn't Want Ray Lane To Become So Involved In HP (HPQ)
Just Because It's Easier To Raise VC Money, That Doesn't Mean You Should
Square's new 'Business in a Box' will help get your sale system running for $300

Gamification Startup SessionM Raises $20M Led by Charles River Ventures

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SessionM, a startup led by Quattro Wireless co-founder Lars ALbright, just announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series B round of funding. The round was led by Charles River Ventures, with participation from past investors Highland Capital Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. CRV partner Jon...
Gamification Startup SessionM Raises $20M Led by Charles River Ventures

Drawbridge aims to solve 'cross-device' ad targeting problems

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US startup decloaks from stealth mode armed with funding from Sequoia Capital and Kleiner PerkinsApple and Google may own their own mobile advertising networks – iAd and AdMob respectively – but there is still room for innovation in the mobile ads world from startups.The latest is Drawbridge, whose chief executive Kamakshi...
Drawbridge aims to solve 'cross-device' ad targeting problems

Kleiner Perkins Closes New Early-Stage Fund

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Venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers said it closed a new fund sized at $525 million, smaller than its prior $650 million fund that it raised in 2010....
Kleiner Perkins Closes New Early-Stage Fund

Without Strong Shareholder Support, Ray Lane Steps Down As HP's Chairman Of The Board

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With waning shareholder support, Ray Lane has stepped down as HP’s chairman of the board. Board member Ralph Whitworth will take Lane’s seat as chairman. Whitworth is chairman of Relational Investors. Also resigning are two other HP directors, John Hammergren and G. Kennedy Thompson. Lane, a managing partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
Without Strong Shareholder Support, Ray Lane Steps Down As HP's Chairman Of The Board
What's up at Lockerz? Heavily-funded startup mum on fashion site Ador

VBWeekly gets a visit from the undead, which is appropriate since we’re talking Facebook

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This week’s VBWeekly got a little goofy, while our anchor Jolie O’Dell was traveling to the East Coast. We hit on some serious stories, including more on the Facebook drama unfolding post IPO, and a sexual harassment lawsuit that hit venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers. But that was...
VBWeekly gets a visit from the undead, which is appropriate since we’re talking Facebook

Ellen Pao's Lawyer: Kleiner Perkins Firing Was Retaliation

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Ellen Pao, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers venture capitalist who is suing the firm for gender discrimination, will now add termination for the purposes of retaliation to her claims, said her lawyer on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Pao disclosed on Quora that she had been asked to leave Kleiner Perkins....
Ellen Pao's Lawyer: Kleiner Perkins Firing Was Retaliation

Kleiner Perkins, Lumatic, Stripe, And LinkedIn Will Speak At IGNITION WEST 2013 In San Francisco

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Mobile disruption is the theme of this year's IGNITION West, held March 26, 2013, in San Francisco. The event will showcase brands large and small, describing how they integrate mobile into product roadmaps and internal workflows. We'll hear what top investors are thinking about mobile monetization and distribution, what works...
Kleiner Perkins, Lumatic, Stripe, And LinkedIn Will Speak At IGNITION WEST 2013 In San Francisco
Cloud-based networking startup Aerohive Networks grabs $22.5M, readies for IPO

BookRenter raises $10M to challenge Chegg in textbook rentals

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Textbook rental site BookRenter just announced that it has raised $10 million in a second round of funding. Book rental sites promise to help students cut back on their textbook spending. Why spend hundreds of dollars on a book if you’re only going to need it for a few months?...
BookRenter raises $10M to challenge Chegg in textbook rentals
Data-Driven Comparison Shopping Platform FindTheBest Raises $11M From New World, Kleiner Perkins And Others

Snapchat Accounts For More Photo Shares Than Instagram As Pic Sharing Set To Double In 2013

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Photo uploading and sharing is growing at an incredible pace, according to data shared by KPCB’s Mary Meeker in the Internet Trends report she presented on stage at D11 today. Well over 500 million photos are shared per day on average so far in 2013, the report estimates, which is...
Snapchat Accounts For More Photo Shares Than Instagram As Pic Sharing Set To Double In 2013
Crittercism gets funding to send real-time crash reports to app developers

Same-day delivery's for suckers - now a Chinese ecommerce giant has three-hour delivery

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A couple of days ago, we flagged Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers partner Mary Meeker’s presentation at the D11 conference, and looked at the special attention she paid to China. Among the many data points she had to share about the world’s biggest Internet market, Meeker included a slide that...
Same-day delivery's for suckers - now a Chinese ecommerce giant has three-hour delivery
Social commerce startup Lockerz downsizes with close of San Diego office, layoffs at HQ

Kleiner Perkins Partner Ellen Pao Sues Firm for Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Ellen Pao has filed a lawsuit against her employer alleging multiple instances of sexual harassment and a continuing pattern of gender discrimination against her and other women at the firm. The case was filed on May 10 and surfaced by Colleen Taylor at TechCrunch...
Kleiner Perkins Partner Ellen Pao Sues Firm for Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
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