Commercial drone startup Airware grabs $25 mln Series B
Airware, creator of a hardware, software, and cloud services platform for commercial drone development and operation, announced today it has raised $25 million in Series B financing.
Essence Group Holdings Raises $71 Million For Population Health Management Services
Essence Group Holdings Corp., the parent company of health management services provider Lumeris , has raised $71 million in a round of financing announced today.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Pipeline: VCs cash in on LinkedIn deal, social robot steals show...
Jibo is a natural language processing robot, similar to Apple's Siri, excect with a movable body that can display reactions to what you say, and other features.
Wall Street Journal
Airware Raises $25M Led By Kleiner Perkins to Power Drones
As U.S. federal regulators work toward laws for the commercial use of drones, major venture capital investors are placing bets on a company that is playing a role in that process.
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The Daily Startup: Tiger Global Backs Online Lender AvantCredit
Demand for consumer loans and credit is on the rise, and venture investors are backing a new class of online lenders to meet this demand, disrupt traditional banking and make a windfall.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
AppDynamics Closes $120 Million in Growth Financing to Accelerate Platform and Sales Expansion
All four existing investors Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Institutional Venture Partners, also participated in the round.
AppDynamics raises $120 million more financing, fights legal battle
AppDynamics, which logs activity in computer applications used by millions of people each day, has locked down $120 million in financing as it looks to expand its online application monitoring and analytics platform globally, the company said.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Pipeline: Lyft launch lags in NYC, an accelerator for women in...
Logan Green's Lyft will have to get regulators on board before launching its ride-sharing service in the Big Apple.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
TiVo Founders Shutting Down Qplay Video Service Less Than 6 Months After Launch
Qplay , the video streaming app and device from a couple of TiVo co-founders, is closing down next Friday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Lumeris raises $71 million in venture capital from group led by Kleiner Perkins
John Doerr, a senior partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 conference in San Francisco.
Helion Ventures leads $6.5 mln Series A funding in Workspot
Helion Ventures has led a $6.5 million Series A funding in Workspot , which provides ways for mobile workforces to access business applications and data from any mobile device.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Ex-Cadence CEO Costello named chief at Enlighted
Smart sensor network and lighting control company Enlighted named former Cadence Design chief Joe Costello as its chairman and CEO on Wednesday.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
How America Lost a TV Repairman
When Tom Perkins, co-founder of Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, was at school he wanted to grow up and become a TV repairman.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
NEA busiest VC firm in hottest market since 2001; Here's the rest of Top 20
New Enterprise Associates, where National Venture Capital Association Chairman Scott Sandell is general partner, was the most active venture firm in U.S. investments in the first half.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
CloudPhysics Names Industry Veteran Jeffrey Hausman CEO
A technology industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience encompassing cloud, SaaS, virtualization, and storage, Hausman most recently held the position of senior vice president at Symantec responsible for the $1 billion Information Availability and Intelligence group.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
You've Got a Problem, Bro - Tinder, Silicon Valley and Resolution 62
A co-founder and now former employee at Tinder has sued the dating app startup and its leaders for sexual harassment and discrimination.
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The Daily Startup: Large Russian Venture Fund Looks Elsewhere for Investments
Runa Capital , a venture firm founded by entrepreneurs with strong Moscow ties, is raising a second venture fund that will haul in between $200 million and $300 million, Yuliya Chernova reports in VentureWire.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Funding Daily: BlaBlaCar bags big bucks
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Tom Perkins recalls the good days in S.F., Sausalito brothel
Tom Perkins is at it again. The co-founder of venture fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, who infamously made comments to the Wall Street Journal comparing the resentment against the wealthy 1 percent to the persecution of the Nazis, apparently has more to say about the economic climate today and it's not all that flattering.
Legendary Venture Capitalist Tom Perkins Misses Bay Area Whorehouses
Tom Perkins made himself a symbol of Silicon Valley tone-deafness earlier this year.