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  • Kleiner Perkins Chairman John Doerr announced his book, Measure What Matters, is now available for pre-order. Measure What Matters unveils a simple and powerful goal setting system called Objectives and Key Results, or OKRs, that propels leaders and teams to achieve audacious goals. Building on John’s legacy of sharing the power of OKRs with established and emerging leaders alike, Measure What Mat...

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  • Published in TechCrunch This week more than 40,000 security professionals will attend RSA in San Francisco to see the latest cyber technologies on display and discuss key issues. No topic will be higher on the agenda than the Russian-sponsored hack of the American 2016 election, with debate about why the country has done so little to respond and what measures should be taken to deter future attemp...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • Earlier today, Amazon completed its purchase of Ring. While these two companies are distinctive in many ways, they could not be more closely aligned in their customer-focus and expansive long-term vision. Together, Amazon and Ring will create revolutionary products and experiences to make us safer, happier, and better connected. Our journey with Ring began in the Spring of 2014, when Kleiner Perki...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • Bloomberg By Sarah McBride Intercom, a messaging startup that makes it easier for companies to sell things to customers, just sold a pricey stake in itself. The company’s latest funding round of $125 million, led by Mary Meeker of venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, values Intercom at $1.275 billion. That brings it into the elite group of about 200 startups known as “unicorns,” meaning ...

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  • As consumers, our everyday lives have been transformed by products that help us save time and money, and make more informed decisions. We’ve grown accustomed to ‘Googling’ exabytes of data in a fraction of a second, taking advantage of Amazon’s efficiencies – like robot-powered fulfillment centers – to get the cheapest products in the shortest amount of time, and leveraging Siri’s AI capabilities ...

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  • Monday, March 5, 2018, San Francisco, CA — Kleiner Perkins announced today the appointment of Ilya Fushman as a general partner and managing member on the leadership team at the firm. Fushman, who most recently was a general partner at Index Ventures, brings deep operating and investing experience to the venture team at Kleiner Perkins. He will invest in enterprise software and infrastructure, fi...

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  • San Francisco Chronicle By Catherine Ho Helix, a San Carlos startup that analyzes and stores customers’ genetic information online, has raised $200 million from venture capital and private equity funds, the company announced Thursday. Led by DFJ Growth — an investor in Tesla, Tumblr and Coinbase — the new financing brings Helix’s total funding to at least $320 million, signaling investors’ contin...

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  • Wall Street Journal Pro VC By Cat Zakrzewski Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is no stranger to networking companies, backing pioneers such as Juniper Networks Inc. But more recently, venture firms have left networking to the tech incumbents while focusing on applications and software. Mist, a company building AI-powered wireless networks, is countering that trend with a $46 million round led by ...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • TechCrunch By Catherine Shu UJET, a startup that makes software to improve customer support, said today that it’s raised a $25 million Series B led by GV (formerly known as Google Ventures). Other participants in the round include returning investors Kleiner Perkins and DCM Ventures and new backer Citi Ventures. The round brings UJET’s total raised so far to more than $45 million. The San Francisc...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • Bloomberg Technology By Lizette Chapman The number of software design jobs is exploding, and that means more business for Adobe Systems Inc. The company behind Photoshop has seen its stock price soar 76 percent in the last year and revenue surge as it provided new tools to customers and landed the difficult transition to cloud software. Despite Adobe’s decades-long grip on creative industries, ve...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • Financial Times By Tim Bradshaw Often, a personal technology review has little to do with the tech itself. What makes a good product comes down to design or implementation, or simply whether a device does what it is intended to do. It is all too rare that I come across something that seems to be a real engineering achievement. Motiv, a new fitness tracker, is just that: a real feat of miniaturisa...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • MIT Technology Review By Elizabeth Woyke If you work at one of the 50,000 companies that pay to use Slack for workplace collaboration, you probably spend hours on it, swapping information, bantering, and sharing files with your colleagues. It’s a casual, flexible way to interact—you tap out brief messages in group chat rooms (called channels) instead of sending e-mail, and it feels more like a sm...

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  • The New York Times By Donald G. McNeil Jr. A company making “smart thermometers” that upload body temperatures to its website claims to be tracking this year’s flu season faster and in greater geographic detail than public health authorities can. This year’s flu season — which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers “moderately severe” — has left Missouri and Iowa the “sickest st...

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  • Fast Company By Ben Schiller Stripe’s core values, says cofounder John Collison, have been key to the online payment powerhouse’s growth since he and his brother, Patrick, launched the company in 2011. Collison credits the company’s “users first” focus for its success in a financial services industry not famous for prioritizing user experience. This approach helped Stripe forge critical partnersh...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • VentureBeat By Blair Hanley Frank Ripcord, a company that aims to do away with the piles of paper enterprises keep around, has raised a $25 million round led by GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) to fuel its robotic-assisted paper digitization business. Telstra Ventures, Icon Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lux Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank also participated in the round, which ...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • TechCrunch By Connie Loizos Farmers Business Network has raised $110 million in new venture funding to support a business that may sound boring to some Silicon Valley technologists but which appears to have addressed a very real need: it’s a social network for farmers that invites them to share their data, pool their know-how, and bargain more effectively for better pricing from third parties. It...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • Forbes By Zina Moukheiber On November 15, representatives from the New Mexico Hospital Association, UnitedHealth Group, Molina Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Presbyterian Healthcare Services gathered at the offices of the state’s hospital association in Albuquerque. Providers and payers weren’t meeting to negotiate contentious contracts, but to discuss monthly progress on a piece of softw...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • WSJ Pro VC By Heather Mack Collective Medical Technologies Inc., a startup that aims to put patient data into the hands of caregivers, has raised a $47.5 million Series A round. Salt Lake City, Utah-based Collective Medical has developed a virtual network for collaborative care planning intended to help reduce emergency department visits and hospital readmissions. “It’s like a care plan meets a Go...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • Forbes By Omri Barzilay In its first year Better mortgage made over $525 million in loans, which is the largest amount by a fintech company in its first year post launch. Backed with more than $45M from investors like Goldman Sachs, Pine Brook and Kleiner Perkins, the company is on a mission is to eliminate the inefficiencies of the mortgage industry and bring transparency to a traditionally opaqu...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • TechCrunch By Brian Heater Desktop Metal has already earned a number of fans with its 3D printed metal technology — Lowe’s, Caterpillar and BMW were all among its earliest clients. As first noted by CNBC, the Massachusetts-based startup is also getting some healthy monetary support, adding $115 million of venture funds to its coffers this week. The Series D features a number of high profile names...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • Bloomberg By Lizette Chapman The day after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a ban on travelers from seven majority Muslim countries, Mamoon Hamid was rallying a response from Silicon Valley. The Pakistan-born venture capitalist held a private dinner that night in San Francisco, where he pitched other investors, entrepreneurs and technology executives on a coalition that could challenge the Trum...

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • Bloomberg By Lizette Chapman The day after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a ban on travelers from seven majority Muslim countries, Mamoon Hamid was rallying a response from Silicon Valley. The Pakistan-born venture capitalist held a private dinner that night in San Francisco, where he pitched other investors, entrepreneurs and technology executives on a coalition that could challenge the Trum...

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • Venture capital funding for FinTech companies has exploded in recent years, driving a wave of innovation across the sector. Entrepreneurs and investors alike are seeing unprecedented opportunities in areas such as payments, lending, insurance, remittances, banking and cryptocurrencies. In analysis prepared exclusively for Money20/20, Kleiner Perkins’ General Partner Noah Knauf reveals the trends d...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • VentureBeat By Bérénice Magistretti Feather wants to take the pain out of owning furniture and today announced the close of a $3.5 million seed round for its furniture rental business. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Bain Capital Ventures co-led the round, with participation from several other investors, including Y Combinator (YC). Founded earlier this year, the Brooklyn, New York-based st...

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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  • New York Times By Anahad O’Connor For years, Jody Christ, 62, struggled to control her high cholesterol. Her doctors encouraged her to exercise, change her diet and lose weight, but none of that ever seemed to lower her numbers. When her health plan, the Geisinger Health System of Pennsylvania, offered a genetic test that screens for dozens of hereditary diseases, she submitted a saliva sample an...

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  • As defending NBA champions, the Golden State Warriors finished second to the Cleveland Cavaliers after making NBA history by setting the best ever regular season record of 73-9. The Warriors broke more than 25 NBA records and more than 10 franchise records last season. These achievements were the result of organization-wide teamwork, smart personnel decisions, innovation, risk-taking and an emphas...

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