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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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Why Flappy Bird was just the start for Vietnam's startup scene

Road Trip 2015: The first in a two-part series on Vietnam's startup scene and how the government is trying to rev up investment and interest in businesses that hope to be the next viral hit.

By July 26, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: The crowd wants their robots at home -- and under the covers

Silicon Valley investments in robot startups surge amid crowdfunding campaigns backing technologies that track increasingly intimate parts of people's lives.

By July 24, 2015

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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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F-U-N-D-E-D: Eyeing innovation, Disney sees big future in tiny companies

The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.

By July 10, 2015

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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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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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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