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Kleiner Perkins Welcomes Mamoon Hamid To Its Leadership Team

Kleiner Perkins today announced that Mamoon Hamid will be joining the firm as a general partner and managing member. Hamid has a proven track record of investing in many of the leading enterprise startups of the last decade - including early investments in Slack, Box, Yammer, Intercom and Netskope, where he also served on the board of directors. Hamid spent the last six years as the co-founder of Social Capital, where he led the firm's venture practice. Before that, he was a partner at USVP.
Read by 30% of LPs

August 25, 2017

10 Most Important Reads Of The Week - Aug 25, 2017

It has been an eventful week, and it's easy to fall behind. Here are the 10 most important reads of the week.
Read by 58% of LPs August 16, 2017

This VC Partnership Brings Israeli Startups To Colorado

In a unique international partnership, the Israeli government and a Colorado-based venture capital fund will start a new program to bring to Colorado Israeli startups that focus on water, energy and transportation.
Read by 49% of LPs August 16, 2017

VCs Throwing Money At Trucking Tech Startups

Money is flowing into trucking tech startups, and it is showing no signs of slowing down. But the question remains, how much of this windfall of funds will end up in companies that truly make a difference in the trucking space?
Read by 78% of LPs August 16, 2017

A Chinese VC Fund Relies On Machine Learning To Find U.S. Deals

Machine learning is trickling over into venture capital thanks to a China-connected investor, Hone Capital, the Silicon Valley offshoot of large Chinese private equity player CSC Group. Can Hone Capital score top investments returns by using machine learning to pick U.S. startups?
Read by 43% of LPs August 10, 2017

How SoftBank's $100B Fund Is In A League Of Its Own

Like many large corporations, SoftBank invests its cash across a broad portfolio of asset classes. It also invests some of its substantial capital reserves in earlier-stage technology companies. So where does that cash go, and how is it doled out to startups across the globe?
Read by 60% of LPs August 09, 2017

This NBA All Star Is Invested In VC Firm CerraCap Ventures

NBA All Star and forward for the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant expands his foray into startups through an investment in the technology venture capital firm CerraCap Ventures. CerraCap Ventures focuses on early stage investments in the cyber security, A.I. and digital health.
Read by 70% of LPs August 02, 2017

Sequoia's Partner Quits To Launch VC Fund

Yinglan Tan was a venture partner at global VC firm Sequoia Capital until he resigned from the firm in June. Now, he's in the final stages of launching his own fund.
Read by 44% of LPs August 02, 2017

Why Startups Should Be In Stealth Mode: CRV's Partner | Podcast

Max Gazor is a general partner at CRV,&nbsp;one of the nation&rsquo;s oldest and most successful VC firms now on their 16th fund. Gazor discusses how he deals with capital allocation across stages, why he believes artifical intelligence is where the cloud was 10 years ago and why startups should be in steath mode following funding. &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;
Read by 55% of LPs July 31, 2017

Venture Capitalists Flock To Truck Technology

Growing numbers of venture capital firms are pouring money into start-ups that promise to reinvent some -- or all -- of the massive global trucking ecosystem that remains the backbone of the world economy. The potential opportunities to disrupt this enormously complex industry have attracted investors that include corporate VCs in the trucking industry and marquee names from Silicon Valley.
Read by 61% of LPs