Kleiner Perkins officially reboots with a $600 million early-stage fund


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The venture firm Kleiner Perkins has enjoyed many iterations over its 47-year-old history. Today, in some ways, it kicks off its newest. According to a new SEC filing, the firm has just closed its eighteenth early-stage fund with $600 million in capital commitments. It’s the first fund that Kleiner has announced since June 2016.

Investors are betting on a very different team than last time around. Specifically, they look to be placing much of their faith in Mamoon Hamid and Ilya Fushman. Hamid, who today runs Kleiner with longtime general partner Ted Schlein, was recruited into Kleiner in August 2017, after being courted by the firm for more than a year. It was hoped all along that Hamid — who’d previously cofounded Social Capital with Chamath Palihapitiya and gotten to know Kleiner during early discussions about potentially merging the two firms — would lead the next generation of investors

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Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.23.16


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Gillmor Gang Artcard This is a LIVE recording session of The Gillmor Gang – today with: John Taschek, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Today’s LIVE recording starts at 1pmPST/4pmEST.
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Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.19.16


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Frank Radice, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today.
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Gillmor Gang LIVE 06.12.15


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today.
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Gillmor Gang LIVE 03.13.15


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, Peter Schwartz, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session Has concluded for today.
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You Can Now Build Apps For Band, Microsoft’s Fitness Wearable


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microsoftband Microsoft is updating the Band fitness wearable today, building out its on-device feature set, launching a web portal so that users can better interact with their collected data, and releasing an SDK to allow developers to build apps for the gadget. Application updates are rolling out for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Read More

Gillmor Gang LIVE 01.30.15


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session today at 1pmPT/4pm ET.
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Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.09.14


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Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Dan Farber, Benedict Evans, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session for today has concluded.
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Gillmor Gang Live 07.18.14


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Danny Sullivan, Alexia Tsotsis, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session fro today has concluded.
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Gillmor Gang Live 06.27.14


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Benedict Evans, Dan Farber, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session has concluded for today. Click here to go to our Facebook page. Click here for our live FriendFeed Chat. Read More

Gillmor Gang Live 06.20.14


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Kevin Marks, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Click here to go to the FriendFeed live chat. Find us on Facebook here. Read More

Gillmor Gang Live 6.13.14


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Benedict Evans, Dan Farber, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session for today has concluded. Click here for the live Friendfeed chat link. Also Find us on Facebook here. Read More

Gillmor Gang Live 05.16.14


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Kevin Marks, Dan Farber, Keith Teare, John Borthwick, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session Is over for today Join in our chat community here on Friendfeed And find us on Facebook here. Read More

Gillmor Gang Live 05.09.14


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Gillmor Gang Artcard Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Josh Miller, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session has concluded for today. Click here for the live chat that accompanies the show. Read More