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Can bitcoins catch on with consumers? This VC's betting on it

Silicon Valley investor Adam Draper is refocusing his accelerator program solely on bitcoin, in hopes of taking the currency mainstream.

By November 21, 2014

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VC: Businesses must spend big like Facebook -- or die

​Venture capitalist Saul Klein says big companies shouldn't jeer when Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion or Facebook buys WhatsApp for $22 billion. Of course, he's a salesman with a job to do.

By November 4, 2014

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VC Ron Conway's 'One City' enlists techies, celebs to help schools

A spoof video about an overhyped tech product called "MyBook" aims to get tech companies to donate books and resources to San Francisco public schools.

By September 30, 2014

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VC investors choose cloud computing, mobile tech

The annual Global Venture Capital Confidence survey shows investors are increasingly interested in throwing down money for technology companies.

By August 12, 2014

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NBA's Carmelo Anthony joins the VC crowd

The New York Knicks small forward teams up with former NBC executive Stuart Goldfarb to create the investment firm M7 Tech Partners.

By July 21, 2014

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VC funding hits $13.88B in Q2, highest point since 2001

Total venture funding goes gangbusters in the second quarter with companies like Airbnb, Pinterest, Uber, and Lyft raising billions.

By July 10, 2014

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A venture capitalist's latest fix for California rests in the cloud

After his plan to break up California flopped, Tim Draper takes another stab at changing the state's government, giving $500,000 for counties to use a startup's data visualization tools.

By June 24, 2015

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Judge holds firm on Ellen Pao payment of $276,000 to Kleiner Perkins

That dollar figure to cover legal fees is a quarter of what Pao's former employer had requested. "I think I got the right ballpark," the judge says.

By June 18, 2015

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Ellen Pao intends to appeal lawsuit loss

Pao files notice of appeal loss in landmark sex discrimination case against storied VC firm Kleiner Perkins.

By June 1, 2015

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Judge: Ellen Pao must pay Kleiner Perkins $276,000 in legal fees

A judge tentatively orders Pao to pay up, but the amount is only a quarter of what her former employer had requested.

By June 17, 2015