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New $20 million VC fund targets hot hardware startups

San Francisco's Lemnos Lab is aiming to fund some of the hottest startups in robotics, aerospace, connected devices, and other fields. Already its portfolio companies have raised $35 million in funding.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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VC Tim Draper: Maybe US will end up with 60 states

High-profile venture capitalist says his plan to split California into six different states could get other states thinking the same thing.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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VC Fred Wilson: Google Glass is like Apple's Newton

Google's computerized eyewear is a harbinger of things to come, but the technology isn't ready for the mainstream yet, Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson decides.

By Dec. 10, 2013

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Famous VC: I meant what I said. Criticizing the rich is like Nazism

Tom Perkins, partner emeritus of Kleiner Perkins, says in an e-mail to Bloomberg that he really meant what some feared he'd said to the Wall Street Journal -- that criticizing the rich is akin to Nazism.

By Jan. 26, 2014

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Ex-Microsoft exec Steven Sinofsky joins VC firm

The former Windows head hops onto the board of Andreessen Horowitz, but says he'll continue to "pursue other business and product development opportunities that arise."

By Aug. 22, 2013

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Google 'Glass Collective' ropes in VC bigshots

Investment syndicate brings together Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Google Ventures to offer seed money for Google Glass startups.

By Apr. 10, 2013

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VC firm banks on the poor

Venture capitalist companies are notorious for trying to make big profits by investing in startups. But Sumi Das talks to the founder of one firm that's looking for a different return on investment: social good.

By Jul. 9, 2012

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VC Roger McNamee slams Android's 'profitless prosperity'

"The threat to Apple is that they forget their power and success comes from selling hardware. If Android gets too much unit volume, it's a mistake," McNamee says.

By Dec. 12, 2012

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Mozilla invests in Everything.me, marking first VC foray

The company has been working closely with Everything.me on "creating a compelling content experience" for the Firebox browser.

By Nov. 28, 2012

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Paul Allen's VC firm to open new office in Silicon Valley

The new office will focus its investments on middle- and late-stage startups and pre-IPO deals, according to a report.

By Apr. 2, 2013