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Please Welcome the ZuckerPAC to Capitol Hill

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After weeks of rumors, Mark Zuckerberg pulled back the curtain on his political action committee, FWD.us, on Thursday morning, the Facebook founder’s personal political initiative aimed at influencing changes to U.S. immigration policy. Spearheaded by Zuckerberg, the group is composed of Silicon Valley luminaries such as Reid Hoffman, Eric Schmidt,...
Please Welcome the ZuckerPAC to Capitol Hill

Kleiner's John Doerr Joins Zynga's Board

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is going all-in on Zynga as John Doerr joined the board....
Kleiner's John Doerr Joins Zynga's Board

Please Welcome Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Brad Smith and Sean Parker to the ZuckerPAC

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Mr. Zuckerberg isn’t the only tech titan scaling Capitol Hill this year — he brought friends. The Facebook CEO adds another impressive few names to the roster of his D.C. political advocacy group on Friday; Microsoft founder Bill Gates, current Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Intuit CEO Brad Smith and Sean...
Please Welcome Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Brad Smith and Sean Parker to the ZuckerPAC
John Doerr still sees a future in cleantech

Andreessen Horowitz to give half their earnings to charity

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A different type of return on investment Venture capital firm makes a bold philanthropic pledge. FORTUNE -- The general partners of Andreessen Horowitz have pledged to donate at least half of their future venture capital earnings to philanthropic causes. And, to begin, they have sprinkled $1 million on Silicon Valley...
Andreessen Horowitz to give half their earnings to charity
Kleiner Perkins sued by female partner for sexual harassment and discrimination

Why You Should NEVER Listen to Your Customers

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An article by John Doerr had a great quote from technology luminary Alan Kay that every entrepreneur needs to remember “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” I’m working with a company that at one point had a product that was not only best in class,...
Why You Should NEVER Listen to Your Customers

Forty more tickets on sale for our John Doerr PandoMonthly! (And a new venue...)

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The fun thing about doing events every month across three cities is there’s a high probability something, somewhere will go wrong. Introduce a bold idea to switch up the look and feel of the marquee event, and well, you’re sort of asking for it… We’ve been doomed when it comes...
Forty more tickets on sale for our John Doerr PandoMonthly! (And a new venue...)

This Stanford Professor's Early Investment In Google Is Now Worth More Than $1 Billion (GOOG)

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Back in 1998, David Cheriton cut Larry Page and Sergey Brin a check for $100,000 to help them get their new company Google off the ground. Now, that early investment in Google is worth more than $1 billion. Cheriton, who still works as a computer science professor at Stanford, opened...
This Stanford Professor's Early Investment In Google Is Now Worth More Than $1 Billion (GOOG)

Kleiner Perkins Files Response to Ellen Pao’s Suit

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Ms. Pao (kpcb.com) Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has filed a response to partner Ellen Pao’s allegations of gender discrimination. The Superior Court of California’s website has a record of the response being filed today. The court website says a hearing is set for July 10. Betabeat has a copy...
Kleiner Perkins Files Response to Ellen Pao’s Suit
When it comes to the social web, these two VCs are in a league of their own
Why I have issues with Mark Zuckerberg's FWD.us
Online Education Startup Coursera Lands $16M From Kleiner & NEA, Adds John Doerr To Its Board

John Doerr: The Next Big Thing

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This guest post was written by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partners John Doerr, Bing Gordon, Chi-Hua Chien and Ellen Pao. We covered KP’s increase in the size of the iFund last week, and additional insights from KP’s Matt Murphy on the iPad. This post goes into a lot more...
John Doerr: The Next Big Thing

Kleiner Perkins Closes On $525 Million For Its 15th Venture Fund, ‘KPCB 15′

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Silicon Valley venture capital stalwart Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers is announcing this evening that it has closed on a $525 million round for its fifteenth venture fund, dubbed ‘KPCB 15.’ The fund will be headed up by 10 managing members: Mike Abbott, Chi-Hua Chien, Amol Deshpande, John Doerr, Bing...
Kleiner Perkins Closes On $525 Million For Its 15th Venture Fund, ‘KPCB 15′

John Doerr: "Venture capital has changed and I need to adapt"

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This embed is invalid Regular readers know I am a total geek when it comes to the ins and outs of the venture capital business. So while we spent the bulk of our time with John Doerr talking about iconic founders he’s worked with, I wanted to make sure we...
John Doerr: "Venture capital has changed and I need to adapt"

Born to be Wild

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@levy: Tim Cook says he doesn’t think Google Glass will work. *John Doerr speeds away angrily in his Segway* @johndoerr: @levie – I have 2 Segways – and Glass – outside. Want to ride? – <a href="https://twitter.com/johndoerr/statuses/339568845553561600<br /> “>Twitter conversation</a> between John Doerr and Aaron Levie after Tim Cook said...
Born to be Wild

What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate

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This sponsored post was produced by Marc Prioleau, Managing Director of Prioleau Advisors. The convergence of Social, Local and Mobile (or SoLoMo as coined by John Doerr) generated a lot of excitement in 2011 as technologists breathlessly envisioned these three mega-trends colliding in some sort of cosmic Venn diagram convergence...
What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate

Silicon Valley's top VCs line up to fund Google Glass developers

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Google Glass hasn’t even hit stores yet, and already top venture capitalists are ready to fund the people developing cool uses for it. Google debuted Google Glasses to developers back in June 2012 at its Google I/O conference, and companies have already started thinking about how they could build a...
Silicon Valley's top VCs line up to fund Google Glass developers

Video Of The Week: John Doerr at Pando Monthly

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I like what Sarah Lacy is doing with these monthly talks called Pando Monthly. I am going to do one on June 13th. Last week Sarah talked with John Doerr, who has been a role model for me for many years and someone I have looked up to for a...
Video Of The Week: John Doerr at Pando Monthly

Facebook roundup: FWD.us, anti-virus, paid messaging and video

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Zuckerberg and tech elite create FWD.us – Mark Zuckerberg this week announced FWD.us, a political advocacy group to focus on the issue of immigration reform. The organization is backed by other tech leaders including Reid Hoffman, Eric Schmidt, Marissa Mayer, Drew Houston, Ron Conway, Chamath Palihapitiya, Joe Green, Jim Breyer, Matt Cohler,...
Facebook roundup: FWD.us, anti-virus, paid messaging and video
Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins And Andreessen Horowitz Team Up As "Glass Collective" To Invest In Google Glass Ecosystem
Twitter Is Testing Out Its Official Google Glass App In The Wild

Zynga appoints venture capitalist John Doerr to its board

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John Doerr, one of the world’s most successful venture capitalists, has joined the game industry. Sort of. The famous partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has joined the board of directors at social-mobile gaming firm Zynga. Doerr joins his colleague Bing Gordon as a member of Zynga’s board,...
Zynga appoints venture capitalist John Doerr to its board

Product > Strategy > Business Model

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One of the mistakes I see entrepreneurs make is they move to business model before locking down strategy. The way I like to think about this is get the product right first, then lock down the strategy of the business, then figure out the business model. Getting product right means...
Product > Strategy > Business Model

Holy Philanthropy! Andreessen Horowitz GPs Pledge to Give Half of Their Income to Charity

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Andreessen Horowitz is announcing that the firm’s six general partners will donate at least half of all income from their venture capital careers to philanthropic causes. That’s at least half of everything they make from venture capital — for life. It includes all fees, carry, salaries – everything. The lucky recipient...
Holy Philanthropy! Andreessen Horowitz GPs Pledge to Give Half of Their Income to Charity

Predictions 2013

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The post Predictions 2013 appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.Mssr. Nostradamus One week into the new year, it’s time for me to once again take a crack at predicting what might come of this coming spin around the sun, at least as it relates to the Internet ecosystem. Last...
Predictions 2013

The Golden Triad Of Search Marketing: How To Leverage It For Massive Success

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John Doerr of KPCB calls it “SoLoMo“. Others call it by different names. I see it as the holy grail of our digital marketing future. I’m talking about Social – Local – Mobile SEO/search marketing… the exciting golden triangle of unification and synergy created by... Please visit Search Engine Land...
The Golden Triad Of Search Marketing: How To Leverage It For Massive Success

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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