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.
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.
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?
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?
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?
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.
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.
Max Gazor is a general partner at CRV, one of the nation’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. <br />
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.