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Thursday | PE Hub

VC-backed Lending Club raises $115 mln, acquires Springstone for $140 mln

Online credit marketplace Lending Club said Thursday that it has bought Springstone Financial for a consideration of $140 million.

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Related Topix: Lending Club, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Norwest Venture Partners, Square

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Freshnews

Rapid Micro Biosystems Secures Additional Financing

The funding will be used to expand the commercial and manufacturing operations in support of the Growth Direct System and the companion applications including: environmental monitoring, sterility and bioburden testing.

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Related Topix: Startups, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Financial Services, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Biotech, Menlo Park, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fortune

Exclusive: Kleiner Perkins raising $1.2 billion for new funds

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers last week unveiled its new fundraising plans, at a meeting of the venture capital firm's limited partners.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Thu Apr 10, 2014

This Is London

US cloud firm Egnyte opts for London base

MP Nigel Evans has been found not guilty by a jury at Preston Crown Court of committing a string of sexual offences against seven men.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Advertising, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Fast Company

Design Legend John Maeda On Creativity, Youth, And Audacity Vs. Courage

In December, design legend John Maeda left his post as president of the Rhode Island School of Design to become a design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and to chair the eBay Design Advisory Board.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island School of Design, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Hunch, Business News

Reuters

Tiger Global helps Q&A site Quora raise $80 million

Question-and-answer service Quora has raised $80 million in funding led by financier Tiger Global, the latest in a group of no-revenue startups to land outsized checks from investors.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Venture Capital, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Emerging Technology, Investment Services

Mon Apr 07, 2014

TheStreet.com

Why I Have No Pity for Poor Little Rich Men: Opinion

Never mind that recent data show these 0.01% have seen their share of the nation's income and wealth rise dramatically while even mere one-percenters have seen their share of wealth and income stagnate.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Financial Services, Opinion

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Square Secures Line of Credit

Square, the maker of credit-card reading devices that plug into smartphones and tablets, secured a new line of credit from a group of banks led by Goldman Sachs Group and Silicon Valley Bank, the people said.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Venture Capital, Startups, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Emerging Technology

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Chemical & Engineering News

Fake Meat as Cleantech Investment

The New York Times today has a fascinating feature about a new crop of businesses developing better-tasting meat substitutes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, Twitter, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Tue Apr 01, 2014

PR-inside.com

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (FPRX) - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - ...

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company. The company is involved in discovery and development of protein and antibody therapeutics.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, San Francisco, CA

Courthouse News Service

Venture Capitalists 1, Neuroscience Group 0

A federal judge dismissed a neuroscience company's lawsuit claiming that venture capitalists tried to abscond with its intellectual property and cheat it of payments for a new heart drug.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Freshnews

Crossbar Closes Series C Funding of $25M

Crossbar, Inc., a start-up company pioneering Resistive RAM technology , today announced it has completed a $25 million Series C funding in an oversubscribed round.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: IPOs Get Rockier

That IPO window that seemed to be wide open just a few days ago may be closing just a bit.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, DAG Media, Publishing, Media

Wall Street Journal

ClearStory Raises $21M to Help Companies Process More Data Faster

As companies race to discover what data they can get their hands on and how they can squeeze value out of it, ClearStory Data Inc .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Google, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Wired

Kickstarter Rockets Into the Mainstream After Facebook's $2B Oculus Buy

When Facebook acquired Oculus earlier this week, the virtual reality outfit walked away with $2 billion in cash, stock, and potential bonuses.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

TechCrunch

Lithium Confirms That It Has Acquired Klout

However, the companies didn't confirm the acquisition until just now. Lithium CEO Rob Tarkoff said that he doesn't see the deal as just an acquisition, but as "redefining" what his company is about.

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Related Topix: Klout, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, TechCrunch

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Slate Magazine

Silicon Valley's Ageism Problem

Employees of startup companies work at the offices of the 1776 business incubator in Washington, D.C. Does it matter how old they are? It's hard to argue with success, and Vinod Khosla has been successful.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Facebook

Forbes.com

'We Need More Women In Venture Capital' Say Female Midas Listers

This year just four women made the FORBES Midas List: Mary Meeker at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Annie Lamont at Oak Investment Partners, Jenny Lee at GGV Capital, and Theresia Gouw at Aspect Ventures.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Big-Data Startup RelateIQ Raises Another $40 Million

RelateIQ Inc., a relationship management software startup, has raised $40 million in fresh capital at a valuation of $245 million.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Redpoint Ventures, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Science, Computer Science

Mon Mar 24, 2014

PE Hub

VC-backed Nebula hires SVP of engineering

Nebula has hired Herb Schneider as senior vice president of engineering. Schneider was the co-founder of GridIron and Extreme Networks .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Extreme Networks, Mountain View, CA, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Highland Capital Partners

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