Tom Brady’s buzzy celebrity NFT startup Autograph banks $170M from Silicon Valley’s top crypto investors
Autograph, an NFT agency co-founded by athlete Tom Brady with a particularly deep bench of star power, has banked new funding from crypto investors who hope the platform can bring a new generation of
Kleiner Perkins starts 50th year with $1.8B in two new funds
The firm is targeting capital at early-stage investments in enterprise, consumer, hardtech, fintech and healthcare companies.
Logistics startup Stord raises $90M in Kleiner Perkins-led round, becomes a unicorn and acquires a company
When Kleiner Perkins led Stord’s $12.4 million Series A in 2019, its founders were in their early 20s and so passionate about their startup that they each dropped out of their respective schools to
Kleiner spots Spot Meetings $5M to modernize walk-and-talks for the Zoom generation
Trees, those deciduous entities you can occasionally see outdoors when not locked down or strapped down at a desktop ruminating on a video call, have long been the inspiration for fresh new ideas. Sto
Meet the final round judges who will decide the winner of this year’s Disrupt Battlefield Competition
It’s never easy, deciding which of the 20 companies that make it into the Disrupt Battlefield Competition will be anointed its winner. There’s just so much at stake each year, and at Disru
Citing Star Wars, Kleiner Perkins closes a $700M fund for early-stage companies
After going “back to the future” with a $600 million fund last year, VC firm Kleiner Perkins is aiming for some “returns of the Jedi” with its freshest (and refocused) fund. With Star Wars ref
Kleiner Perkins has already blown through much of the $600 million it raised last year
Kleiner Perkins, one of the most storied franchises in venture capital, has already invested much of the $600 million it raised last year and is now going back out to the market to raise its 19th fund
Dust Identity secures $10M Series A to identify objects with diamond dust
The idea behind Dust Identity was originally born in an MIT lab where the founders developed the base technology for uniquely identifying objects using diamond dust. Since then, the startup has been w
Cameo raises $50M to deliver personalized messages from celebrities & influencers
With new money from Kleiner Perkins, Cameo plots a global expansion.
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Kleiner’s Mamoon Hamid thinks we could be in a 15-year-long bull market (and other insights from the firm)
Late last month, the venture firm Kleiner Perkins began an official reboot, with a new, $600 million fund, as well as some new faces blazing the trail for the outfit going forward, including Mamoon Ha