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  1. New Enterprise Associates Cracks $3 Billion for Latest FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Wall Street Journal

    New Enterprise Associates , one of the venture capital industry's leading fundraisers, said it closed its 15th fund at $2.8 billion, the most it has ever raised for a single pool. For the first time NEA also raised a co-investment fund of $350 million to invest alongside the main fund in growth deals.

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  2. New Enterprise Associates Cracks $3 Billion for Latest FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Wall Street Journal

    New Enterprise Associates , one of the venture capital industry's leading fundraisers, said it closed its 15th fund at $2.8 billion, the most it has ever raised for a single pool. For the first time NEA also raised a co-investment fund of $350 million to invest alongside the main fund in growth deals.

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  3. The Daily Startup: Redpoint Ventures is Raising a New Early-Stage FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Wall Street Journal

    Redpoint Ventures , a veteran Silicon Valley venture capital firm, has started rounding up investments for its next early-stage fund , according to two people familiar with the situation, Yuliya Chernova and Hillary Canada report for Dow Jones VentureWire. Redpoint, established in 1999, has backed companies including Nextdoor and RelateIQ .

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  4. Improbable Dream: London Startup Gets $20 Million From Andreessen HorowitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Wall Street Journal

    Improbable co-founder Herman Narula: "One of the firms actually said, 'You know, this is a good offer, but we'd understand if Marc Andreessen showed up and offered you $20 million or something.' " Narula, 26 years old, just raised $20 million from Menlo Park, Calif., firm Andreessen Horowitz for his London-based startup, Improbable.

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  5. Kleiner Attorney Exposes Disparities in Ellen Pao's TestimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    The attorney representing Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in the sex-discrimination trial brought by Ellen Pao exposed inconsistencies in her testimony before a packed San Francisco courtroom on Tuesday. Lynne Hermle, Kleiner's imposing attorney who - legend has it - caused an opponent to vomit in court, played videos of Pao's depositions and displayed personal emails to refute what Pao had just said.

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  6. Kleiner Attorney Exposes Disparities in Ellen Pao's TestimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Ellen Pao walks to the courtroom before the start of her trial at San Francisco Superior Court in San Francisco. The attorney representing Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in the sex-discrimination trial brought by Ellen Pao exposed inconsistencies in her testimony before a packed San Francisco courtroom on Tuesday.

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  7. Valued at $1.1 Billion, Nextdoor's Pivot Appears to Be Paying OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    In another example of a pivot that seems to be paying off, neighborhood social network Nextdoor has wooed investors who valued the startup at $1.1 billion in a fresh round of financing. The San Francisco-based company announced Wednesday that new investors Redpoint Ventures and Insight Venture Partners led a $110 million round to bankroll the startup's continued expansion to communities across the U.S. "Even though we've grown way faster than we thought we would have, our ambition is to have every single neighborhood have Nextdoor, and that's going to take time," Nextdoor Chief Executive and founder Nirav Tolia said.

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  8. Valued at $1.1 Billion, Nextdoor's Pivot Appears to Be Paying OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    In another example of a pivot that seems to be paying off, neighborhood social network Nextdoor Inc. has wooed investors who valued the startup at $1.1 billion in a fresh round of financing. The San Francisco-based company announced Wednesday that new investors Redpoint Ventures and Insight Venture Partners led a $110 million round to bankroll the startup's continued expansion to communities across the U.S. "Even though we've grown way faster than we thought we would have, our ambition is to have every single neighborhood have Nextdoor, and that's going to take time," Nextdoor Chief Executive and founder Nirav Tolia said.

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  9. Facebook Sets Up Small Team in TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    While cracking the mainland Chinese market remains a daunting task for Facebook, the Menlo Park, Calif., company decided to first strengthen its foothold in a smaller part of the Chinese-speaking world - Taiwan. On Thursday, Facebook said in a statement it will set up a "small team" based in Taiwan's capital Taipei.

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  10. The World Leader in Mobile Facebook Access? IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    New research shows 92.4% of Facebook users in Indonesia connect to the social network via their mobile phones at least once a month. Indonesia leads the world in terms of the percentage of its Facebook users who access the social network on their mobile devices.

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  11. Asian Fund Pays $1,800 Per Sq Ft For Silicon Valley ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, Ca. is renowned for being one of the most prestigious office addresses in Silicon Valley.

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  12. Asian Fund Pays $1,800 Per Sq Ft For Silicon Valley ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, Ca. is renowned for being one of the most prestigious office addresses in Silicon Valley.

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  13. Silicon Valley Trails Big U.S. Companies in Women CEOs and DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Silicon Valley tech firms have about half as many female directors and about two-thirds the number of female executive officers as America's largest companies, according to a new study. The share of women leaders at Silicon Valley companies has increased steadily over two decades, the study by law firm Fenwick & West found.

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  14. The Daily Startup: Lending Club Shares Surge in Market DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Shares of Lending Club surged 56% from their initial public offering price Thursday-a strong debut for the first publicly traded peer-to-peer lending company, the WSJ reports. That first-day pop left Lending Club at a valuation more in line with high-tech firms than the banks and other financial companies it is seeking to displace.

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  15. Y Combinator, Transcriptic Team Up on Early-Stage 'Biotech Ecosystem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Starting up a software company is inexpensive today, largely due to the fact that Web-services companies such as Amazon have removed expensive barriers, like the need to buy and configure servers. But starting up a life-sciences company remains cash-intensive, because there is little in the way of an early-stage ecosystem that can do for biotechnology what Amazon has done for Web companies.

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  16. Y Combinator, Transcriptic Team Up on Early-Stage 'Biotech Ecosystem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Starting up a software company is inexpensive today, largely due to the fact that Web-services companies such as Amazon have removed expensive barriers, like the need to buy and configure servers. But starting up a life-sciences company remains cash-intensive, because there is little in the way of an early-stage ecosystem that can do for biotechnology what Amazon has done for Web companies.

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  17. Would Air Travel Be Safer Without Pilots? Steve Jurvetson Thinks SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Steve Jurvetson likes big ideas. The venture capital investor placed early, bold bets on electric cars and space exploration .

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  18. Would Air Travel Be Safer Without Pilots? Steve Jurvetson Thinks SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Steve Jurvetson likes big ideas. The venture capital investor placed early, bold bets on electric cars and space exploration .

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  19. Facebook Shuttle Drivers Favor Teamsters in Union VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    In a sign of discontent over divisions in Silicon Valley, drivers of Facebook shuttle buses voted Wednesday night to be represented by the Teamsters union. Leaders of Teamsters Local 853 said Wednesday evening that the drivers voted 43 to 28 in favor of union representation.

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  20. Facebook Shuttle Drivers Favor Teamsters in Union VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    In a sign of discontent over divisions in Silicon Valley, drivers of Facebook shuttle buses voted Wednesday night to be represented by the Teamsters union. Leaders of Teamsters Local 853 said Wednesday evening that the drivers voted 43 to 28 in favor of union representation.

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