All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’

Mary Meeker’s KPCB Internet Trends Report 2012

Mary Meeker has just released her annual Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers report of internet trends. The document is typically massive, and comes in at 112 pages this year. KPCB partner Meeker, a venture capitalist and former Wall Street securities analyst concerning the internet, also recently took a board observer seat at SoundCloud, and likewise serves on the board at …

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SoundCloud and Kleiner Perkins: A Big Deal

SoundCloud is officially a big deal. A really big deal. And the big deal that took place cements their placement in the world of big deals. Perhaps you are asking, “What’s the big deal?”. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has been referred to as the “largest and most established” venture capitalist firm in the world, by The Wall Street Journal. …

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Kleiner Perkins Invests $38 Million In Facebook

Although it arguably doesn’t need much more support at this point, popular social network Facebook now has the backing of one of Silicon Valley’s most respected venture capital firms.  Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is said to be investing about $38 million at a valuation of $52 billion.

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Influential VC Firm Creates $250M Social Fund

Entrepreneurs who are interested in creating social apps and services may be in luck.  This afternoon at Facebook’s Palo Alto headquarters, venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers announced the creation of the $250 million sFund Initiative designed to assist some individuals.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Zynga’s Mark Pincus, and Comcast’s Brian Roberts were all on hand to lend support (along with John Doerr and Bing Gordon of KPCB), which may be an interesting sign of the sFund Initiative’s importance.

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