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Mobile Gaming Live-Streaming Service Mobcrush Has Raised Around $10M

We’ve heard from sources that Mobcrush, a live-streaming service centered around mobile games much in the same way Twitch is known for streaming popular eSports desktop games, has raised around

Kleiner Perkins Creates A New Seed Stage Initiative That Will Give Founders New Software To Grow

Kleiner Perkins has launched a new, small seed stage investment initiative within its latest fund to invest in technology like virtual reality and drones that will offer founders a suite of additio

Menlo Ventures Brings On Matt Murphy

Matt Murphy, who left his role as a general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers earlier this year, is joining Menlo Ventures as a managing director. Murphy will be focusing on enterprise i

Ellen Pao Files Notice Of Appeal For KPCB Discrimination Case

Reddit CEO and former venture capitalist Ellen Pao has filed a notice of appeal in her long-running gender discrimination case against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, accord

15 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week’s tech news included big announcements from Facebook and Y-Combinator, a sighting of the Tesla Model X on the road, a controversial Indiana bill that has tech leaders up in arms, and t

In Final Verdict, Jury Rules Against Pao On All Four Claims In Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins

Updated: After several days of deliberations, a San Francisco Superior Court jury has come to a conclusion in Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the gender discrimination trial that b

Thou Shalt Not Google

At every break during the high-profile Pao versus Kleiner Perkins trial these past couple of weeks, judge Harold Khan reminded the jurors, "Do not form or express any opinions about the case. Do not d

As Jury Deliberates Pao V. Kleiner Perkins, Allegiances Aren’t Always Based On Gender

“The jury is six men and six women, so this probably won’t be quick,” a man in a suit said to a female colleague as they shuffled out of the court. They were among the dozens of others who have

Pao Vs. Kleiner Defense Rests Its Case, Showcasing A Different Side Of The Story

Yesterday afternoon, the legal team representing venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers rested its case in the Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins trial, bringing the fourth full week in

Death By A Thousand Seating Charts

When Kleiner Perkins’ head legal counsel Lynne Hermle pulled up a seating chart from the firm’s December 2011 offsite on the court’s projector during her cross examination of Ellen Pao yeste

It’s Well Past Time VCs Hired HR Directors

Those following the Pao/KPCB saga in court yesterday were treated to the testimony of Trae Vassallo, a former Kleiner partner, who claimed on the witness stand that she too was uncomfortably propositi

BlueOak Raises $35 Million For Its Factory That Mines Electronics

BlueOak Resources, a startup company backed by some of the biggest names in U.S. venture capital has raised $35 million in project financing to mine precious metals in Arkansas. BlueOak won’t be

Gillmor Gang: Action Items

The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Semil Shah, Danny Sullivan, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — played the latest favorite game of the Mobility Addicted. It's called Lock Screen, and some

Kleiner Perkins Names Bing Gordon As Chief Product Officer; Debuts Founder Education Program ProductWorks

It's no secret that Kleiner Perkins has been <a target="_blank" href="http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2013/10/11/kleiner-perkins-makes-major-changes/">restructuring</a> its partnership, with some partn

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

Site Search Engine Creator Swiftype Raises $1.7M From A16Z, Others

<a target="_blank" href="https://swiftype.com">Swiftype</a>, a Y Combinator startup that creates site search engines, has raised $1.7 million in seed funding from Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, Kleiner Per

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

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

Today, gaming console and software company <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ouya/">OUYA</a> announced that they have closed a $15 million round led by Kleiner Perkins, and with participation f

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 “

Kleiner Perkins Has Now Put Over $450 Million In Nearly 40 Mobile Investments

This week, Kleiner Perkins partner <a target="_blank" href="http://kpcb.com/partner/matt-murphy">Matt Murphy</a> joined us in the TechCrunch TV studio for our Ask A VC series. As we discussed on the s
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