Category Archives: Valley

Unicorn Venture Fund League Table

With all the talk recently about unicorn companies (those private tech companies that are able to attract valuations in excess of $1.0 billion), it got me thinking about unicorn venture firms (venture firms that have raised funds greater than $1.0 … Continue reading

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This Week’s ABC’s in Silicon Valley (angels, bitcoins, and cars).

This weeks’s articles of interest come from David Hickman, a fine young gentleman from Southern California who transplanted up to Northern Cal last year.  I’ve confirmed that David has no online persona, so you’ll have to rely on me that … Continue reading

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Kleiner Wins The News Race This Week

Thanks to George Hotarek, the youngest member of our team, for compiling the news this week.  A little technical difficulty and my travel schedule caused me to get this out a little later than I would have liked.  But, better late than … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned From My Mom

I’ve learned much from my mom over the years, but the one trait that I love that she’s passed on to me is the love of the news.  While she’s mostly passing me cut-out newspaper articles stuffed in an envelope, … Continue reading

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2012 Tech IPO Performance Thru 5/31/2012

With all the media attention around the Facebook IPO over the past couple of weeks, I was interested in looking at how tech IPO’s had done this year.  Given all the negative press on Europe, the state of the US … Continue reading

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Un-Conference

My team planned and executed on a great 2.5 day client event this past week in Vancouver, Canada. It was the perfect mix of personal development (we did DISC personality training and had an acting coach teach us how to … Continue reading

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What I Heard at the Goldman Sachs Technology Conference

I attended the Thursday session of 2012 Goldman Sachs Technology conference in SF. I had heard that there were 2,000 people registered, and that there were many early-stage companies included in the program. This has historically been a venue for … Continue reading

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