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  • OUYA Closes $15 Million In Funding Led By Kleiner Perkins, Boasts 12,000 Game Developer Sign-Ups

    OUYA Closes $15 Million In Funding Led By Kleiner Perkins, Boasts 12,000 Game Developer Sign-Ups

    Today, gaming console and software company OUYA announced that they have closed a $15 million round led by Kleiner Perkins, and with participation from the Mayfield Fund, NVIDIA, Shasta Ventures and Occam Partners. This marks one of the largest institutional investments to go to a project that had its humble beginnings on Kickstarter. OUYA is a company that launched back in 2012 on… Read More

  • Healthcare Field of Dreams In Idaho: Health System Opens Innovation Center

    Healthcare Field of Dreams In Idaho: Health System Opens Innovation Center

    Fifteen years ago the Internet was revolutionizing global communications and computing so companies were looking for the most advanced markets to test their technologies. Locales such as Korea and Singapore portended the future. Today, no less than reinvention of healthcare is taking place. A key question is which locales will provide a similar testbed for healthtech. It’s not always… Read More

  • Bing Gordon: Every Startup CEO Should Understand Gamification

    Bing Gordon: Every Startup CEO Should Understand Gamification

    Former EA executive, KPCB sFund lead and all around inspiring person Bing Gordon led a talk today at the sFund Gamification Summit breaking down platitudes like “gamification is important” into key actionable takeaways on how succeed with gamification, takeaways that could be reformatted and applied to any company as a measure of success. When asked why he went through the trouble… Read More

  • Backstage Pass: Bing Gordon on What EA Needs to Do to Survive (TCTV)

    We’re continuing to highlight some of our favorite moments from the many hours of backstage content live-streamed during Disrupt last week. One of my favorite sit-downs was with Bing Gordon, general partner of Kleiner Perkins. A fireside chat with Gordon is always…unique. We didn’t get poetry this time, but we had a fascinating talk about how the cost of entertainment has… Read More

  • Bing Gordon: Social Will Grow 10 to 25x In The Next Five Years (TCTV)

    Bing Gordon: Social Will Grow 10 to 25x In The Next Five Years (TCTV)

    It’s hard to find a man more bullish on social than Bing Gordon. The Kleiner Perkins partner will be spearheading the firm’s new sFund and, like John Doerr, fully believes that the era of social is just beginning. Just how much will social balloon in the short term? Gordon sees exponential-like growth, expecting the social space to grow 10 to 25x in the next five years. Sounds… Read More