John Doerr

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and 18 others commit $1 billion to new cleantech fund, Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Vinod Khosla, Jack Ma, John Doerr and 15 other high-profile investors have formed a new venture firm, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, that will pour at least $1 billion into clea

Arielle Zuckerberg, Zuck’s Youngest Sister, Is Joining Kleiner Perkins

Arielle Zuckerberg, the youngest sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is joining Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers next month as the firm bids to inject youth and diversity into its line-up of p

John Doerr Talks Diversity, Execution And The Future Of Kleiner Perkins

Kleiner Perkins' John Doerr hopes that his firm will find itself at a "50/50" ratio, where it has successfully brought in a diverse set of new partners — a problem that has long-plagued the venture

Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt SF is just a few weeks away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference.

KPCB’s John Doerr Is Coming To Disrupt SF

John Doerr joined the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers 25 years ago, but it didn’t take him nearly so long to cement his status as a legend in the industry. Doerr’

Why The Kleiner Perkins-Social+Capital Deal Fell Apart

In January, reports surfaced that Social+Capital was in "acquisition" talks with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Those talks fell apart. So what happened? TechCrunch has heard from a few people

Kleiner Trial Is A Front Row Seat To A VC Firm In Flux

"Didn’t you tell Ms. Pao at the time that one of the reasons you chose Randy Komisar to be a board partner was that Randy ‘needed a win’?" asked Alan Exelrod, the lead counsel for the plaintiff

John Doerr On Zynga: ‘We Have To Get Zynga’s Stock Price To Where God Intended It To Be’

When all else fails for your company, look to the heavens. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.zynga.com/">Zynga</a> -- the social gaming company that has in the last several months <a href="https://b

Kleiner Perkins Has Invested In A Stealth Startup To Improve Battery Power By 300%, Says Moore’s Law Is Running Out Of Steam

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.kpcb.com/">Kleiner Perkins</a> has invested in a startup that partner <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/john-doerr">John Doerr</a> says wi

John Doerr On Zynga Investment: “We Own 60M Shares, So I Want That Stock Back Above $10 … Where God Intended It”

Investors tend not to be cool, sexy or "famous" in the traditional sense. After all, anyone can invest in one great company, but reproducing those victories habitually over decades is nearly impossibl

Legendary Investor John Doerr Will Take The Stage At Disrupt SF

Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page <a target="_blank" href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/connieguglielmo/2013/05/07/john-doerrs-plan-to-reclaim-the-venture-capital-throne/">has said</a> that <a targe

Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins And Andreessen Horowitz Team Up As “Glass Collective” To Invest In Google Glass Ecosystem

Today, Google Ventures announced a partnership with two of the biggest technology venture capital firms in the world, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins, on what they’re calling the “

Zynga Adds KPCB’s John Doerr To Its Board Of Directors

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.zynga.com">Zynga</a>, the social games company that is now expanding its business into real-money online gambling, is today announcing a new heavyweight on its boar

John Doerr On Apple: “The Steve Jobs Way Of Thinking Goes On”

Today at TechCrunch Disrupt, Michael Arrington sat down with Kleiner Perkins' partner <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/john-doerr">John Doerr</a>. They kicked off the talk by discussing Doerr

When John Doerr Met Larry Page

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/larry_page.jpeg"> Today is the first day Larry Page is once again the CEO of Google. (Eric Schmidt <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011

Zuckerberg, Doerr and More on How the iPad Has Changed Everything (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/ipad-unveiling-pop_2778.jpg" />Paul Carr and my jokes aside, the Crunchies is pretty much an unabashed love-fest. We even get along with our a

John Doerr: "Bigger than Billion-Dollar Greentech IPOs in 18 Months"

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-249281" title="john_doerr" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/john_doerr.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="214" /></a>In the peak of t

John Doerr and Mary Meeker Speak about their New Partnership

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-249053" title="mary_meeker.03" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/mary_meeker-03.jpeg" alt="" width="220" height="278" /></a>Venture capital

John Doerr Talks sFund And iFund But Not fbFund Or aFund

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-234823" title="33" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/336.png" alt="" />Earlier today at Facebook's headquarters in Palo Alto, CA, venture c

Silicon Valley at a Cross Roads: Entertainment or Science?

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-228203" title="fork in road" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/fork-in-road.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="199" /></a>I wrote a<a h
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