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VCs Doerr and Khosla on gov't snooping: It's a tradeoff

Tech luminaries Vinod Khosla, John Doerr, offer measured support for government surveillance programs meant to bolster national security.

By Sep. 11, 2013

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In the social media era, even VCs need personal brands

Social media has turned some VCs into rock stars. It's one of the best things that's ever happened to venture capital.

By Aug. 2, 2012

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Corporate VCs still have love for the Golden State

The venture capital arms of corporations favor investing in California, where tech businesses received $657 million from corporate VCs in the first quarter, according to a new report.

By Jun. 28, 2012

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VCs' next big things: Big data, drugs, and education

Five of the most influential tech investors, including Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, highlight their top 10 trends for the next five years during a panel discussion.

By May. 23, 2012

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And, poof, the Winklevoss twins become VCs

It actually seems like a sensible career trajectory, given they're worth too much to do much else.

By Apr. 27, 2012

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VCs to Congress: Antipiracy bill will 'chill' tech investment

Some well-known venture capitalists ask lawmakers to reconsider support for Pro IP Act, a bill that would hand government sweeping powers to combat copyright theft.

By Jun. 24, 2011

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Amazon's Bezos, VCs back nuclear fusion start-up

Start-up General Fusion gets $19.5 million in financing to pursue nuclear fusion, which has been studied for decades and always is considered decades away.

By May. 5, 2011

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Green-tech VCs suffer from social-media 'deal envy'

Cleantech Group CEO says green-tech investors at diversified venture capital firms are facing more competition for attention from social media and Internet deals.

By Mar. 31, 2011

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For VCs in green tech, it's time for Plan B

Energy technology typically requires lots of time and money to commercialize, which is causing venture investors to adjust their strategies in clean tech.

By Dec. 8, 2010

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GE, VCs offer $200 million in smart-grid challenge

To spur technology development of smart-grid tech, General Electric and four venture-capital companies launch a $200 million competition. GE introduces WattStation electric vehicle charger and home energy monitor.

By Jul. 13, 2010