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Enterprise Business Intelligence And Analytics Startup EdgeSpring Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins

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EdgeSpring, an enterprise business intelligence and analytics startup, is emerging from stealth and announcing $11 million in Series A funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Lightspeed Ventures. The EdgeSpring platform accelerates the building of analytics applications that parse business intelligence data like sales, financials and more. The company wants to...
Enterprise Business Intelligence And Analytics Startup EdgeSpring Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins

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
The future according to John Doerr (Or: How Twitter can become the fifth big company in tech)

Twitter Is Working on a Google Glass Experience

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With its ability to act as a real-time firehose, Twitter is one of the most obvious uses for the upcoming Google Glass eyewear. Thankfully, according to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ John Doerr, the company already working on bringing its social networking service to the platform. As part of the...
Twitter Is Working on a Google Glass Experience
Founder Stories: MemSQL's Eric Frenkiel on Building an Enterprise Product
Stipple brings simple in-image shopping to Twitter, Facebook, & more
Talk is cheap, textPlus makes it free
Funding daily: Score a used car on the cheap
Dollar Shave Club Goes Beyond Shaving (And Declares Goal To 'Own The Bathroom') With One Wipe Charlies

Google forms the Glass Collective to invest in eye technology entrepreneurs

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Google believes that it's naive to build a wearable technology like Google Glass and expect successful businesses to simply materialize from thin air; those firms will need a financial nudge, too. Accordingly, Google is forming the Glass Collective to invest in projects centering on its eyewear. The partnership will...
Google forms the Glass Collective to invest in eye technology entrepreneurs

Kleiner investors blindsided by discrimination suit

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Kleiner Perkins blew its response to lawsuit. FORTUNE -- "You're kidding. Send me a copy of the complaint." That was the 10-word email I received earlier today from a limited partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, after I asked for his reaction to the VC firm being sued by...
Kleiner investors blindsided by discrimination suit
Yahoo’s Mobile Sales Head Joins Ad Startup Drawbridge

Social: Airtime Is Stuck on the Runway, Despite Celebrity Friends and a Viral Ad

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Airtime founders Sean Parker, left, and Shawn Fanning, right. Photo: Airtime Sometimes it’s not who you know, it’s what you know. Just ask Airtime, the impossibly well-connected video-chat service that can’t figure out how to grow traffic sustainably. Despite star-studded, well-financed promotional efforts, Airtime’s user base dropped by nearly half...
Social: Airtime Is Stuck on the Runway, Despite Celebrity Friends and a Viral Ad

Y Combinator-Backed Mth Sense Aims To Improve Mobile Ad Targeting Based On Your App History

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As mobile publishers and advertisers struggle to know more about the users who are seeing their ads, a Y Combinator-backed startup called Mth Sense is offering a new approach to the problem — it looks at consumers’ app usage data to create a profile of their demographics and interests. This...
Y Combinator-Backed Mth Sense Aims To Improve Mobile Ad Targeting Based On Your App History

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)

Founders Story: Hearsay Social's Steve Garrity On How To Build A Strong Engineering Culture

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Earlier this week, I sat down with Steve Garrity, co-founder and CTO of Hearsay Social. Steve is a former hire of mine from Microsoft who transitioned from working at a large corporation to founding his own startup. Steve shares his thoughts and learning from managing an engineer-driven company that...
Founders Story: Hearsay Social's Steve Garrity On How To Build A Strong Engineering Culture

Designers: Kleiner Perkins Wants You

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One the biggest trends sweeping Silicon Valley is the glorification of design. Entrepreneurs used to sweat over the back-end technology that kept their sites running. Now following the example of design-obsessed Steve Jobs and others, they are equally anxious about the color and placement of each pixel on the screen...
Designers: Kleiner Perkins Wants You
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
Online Education Startup Coursera Lands $16M From Kleiner & NEA, Adds John Doerr To Its Board

Coursera raises $16 million and partners with top-tier universities to bring free online education to millions

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The Internet is revolutionizing education, as several companies and organizations disrupt the online education space including Open Yale, Open Culture, Khan Academy, Academic Earth, P2PU, Skillshare, Scitable and Skype in the Classroom. The Internet has changed how we interact with time and each other. We can be learning all the time now, whenever we want, and wherever we want. And...
Coursera raises $16 million and partners with top-tier universities to bring free online education to millions

Facebook roundup: stock price slips, Chill raises $8M, new currency API and more

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Facebook shares back down to $31 – Facebook stock is down 5 percent from last Friday, closing at $31.09 today. The stock slipped after a number of analysts suggested that the company might report underwhelming earnings this quarter. Six of Facebook’s 11 IPO underwriters initiated coverage with a Hold rating...
Facebook roundup: stock price slips, Chill raises $8M, new currency API and more
Smart grid startup Enlighted lights up with $20M in new funds

Yahoo Hires Former Amazon Exec Kathy Savitt as Marketing Head

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Kathy Savitt, the founder and CEO Of Seattle-based Lockerz, is joining Yahoo as chief marketing officer. Flickr user Gaku Prior to founding Lockerz, Savitt worked as EVP and Chief Marketing Officer at American Eagle Outfitters. And prior to that, she was VP of strategic communications, content and initiatives at Amazon. Savitt, who...
Yahoo Hires Former Amazon Exec Kathy Savitt as Marketing Head
What's up at Lockerz? Heavily-funded startup mum on fashion site Ador

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
Puppet Labs raises strategic $30 million from new partner VMware
Cloud-based networking startup Aerohive Networks grabs $22.5M, readies for IPO

Founder Stories: Lumosity's Mike Scanlon On Exercising The Brain

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[tc_5min code="517719988"] Understanding the dynamics of a research-driven software company can be complex. To gain some insight, I recently interviewed Lumosity co-founder and chief scientist Michael Scanlon. Lumosity is an online training program for your brain that helps you improve memory, attention and other cognitive abilities. The site launched in 2007...
Founder Stories: Lumosity's Mike Scanlon On Exercising The Brain

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
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