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KPCB at SXSW Interactive 2015

KPCB at SXSW Interactive 2015

Don't miss KPCB Partners "John Maeda":http://www.kpcb.com/partner/john-maeda, "Mood Rowghani":http://www.kpcb.com/partner/mood-rowghani, and "Lynne Chou":http://www.kpcb.com/partner/lynne-chou speak at SXSW Interactive, March 14-17, 2015.

Full speaking schedule below:

<b>Date:</b…

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Physical Design Meets Digital

Physical Design Meets Digital

KPCB Design Partner "John Maeda":http://www.kpcb.com/partner/john-maeda hosted a conversation on design, technology and leadership with four visionary leaders in the design industry at Ammunition’s offices in San Francisco. Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk, Erin McKean, Founder of Reverb/Word…

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How to Mix Engineering and Management at a Fast-Growing Company

How to Mix Engineering and Management at a Fast-Growing Company

When aspiring entrepreneurs envision their future companies, they tend to think about the products they will build. Not too much time is spent thinking about the fact that if the company grows, they will have to introduce a management layer into the organization. These changes introduce…

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The Reinvention of Entertainment in the Age of New Media

The Reinvention of Entertainment in the Age of New Media

In a panel discussion at a recent KPCB event in Los Angeles, Albert Cheng, EVP and CPO of Digital Media at Disney, Neil Young, CEO and Founder at N3TWORK, and Sam Rogoway, CEO and Founder at Victorious, talk about what’s in store for the entertainment industry in the future. Will second…

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Five Things to Know About Retention Hacking

Five Things to Know About Retention Hacking

In the consumer Internet business, we hear lots of talk about retention hacking – the tricks you can use to keep your customers around. But I’ve often wondered whether this type of artificial virality is the right goal for startups to pursue. It reminds me of the pick-up artist who flir…

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Communicating in a Crisis: The Three Things You Need to Know

Communicating in a Crisis: The Three Things You Need to Know

The time to prepare for your next corporate crisis is now.

Amanda Duckworth, partner at the corporate communications firm Brunswick Group, emphasized that point at a session with KPCB portfolio company CEOs at KPCB’s recent 12-200 Workshop. “With a certain surefootedness, you can co…

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Five Easy Steps to Secure Your Startup Right Now

Five Easy Steps to Secure Your Startup Right Now

Every startup today should be thinking about its approach to security. This is especially true for companies with access to sensitive information about individual consumers.

Sumit Agarwal, Co-Founder and VP of Product at Shape Security, addressed this issue at a recent KPCB 12-200 CE…

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How Design and Venture Capital Go Hand in Hand

How Design and Venture Capital Go Hand in Hand

On June 7th, KPCB Design Partner John Maeda hosted a conversation on design, craft, and technology with some of the design industry’s biggest luminaries at fuseproject’s offices in San Francisco. In front of a packed crowd, panelists participated in a game of “conversation ping pong” in…

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The Funding Dilemma for Bio Innovators

The Funding Dilemma for Bio Innovators

Bio-innovators and entrepreneurs are often frustrated that investors don’t see the scope of biological opportunity. The industry’s funding models remain in flux. With appetite for risk unpredictable and a landscape that’s often unexplored, what’s a startup to do? How are big companies r…

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KPCB Cybersecurity Leadership Salon

KPCB Cybersecurity Leadership Salon

As part of the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Leadership Salon series, KPCB General Partner Ted Schlein recently hosted a panel of cybersecurity experts intent on reshaping the way the tech industry protects information. Panelists included Ionic Security Founder and CTO Adam Gh…

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KPCB ProductWorks Design & Tech Talk

KPCB ProductWorks Design & Tech Talk

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Design Partner John Maeda and Quirky founder and CEO Ben Kaufman recently co-hosted a discussion with four business leaders operating at the intersection of design and technology. The participants gave a series of TED-like talks, each of which rev…

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KPCB Education Leadership Salon

KPCB Education Leadership Salon

As part of the KPCB Leadership Salon series, KPCB General Partner "John Doerr":http://www.kpcb.com/partner/john-doerr led a panel of education technology innovators to discuss how technology has – and will continue to – fundamentally change the way we approach education both in the U.S….

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Ad Age Digital Conference 2014

Ad Age Digital Conference 2014

Marketers should bring a designer into the process very early on so they stay on brand, John Maeda, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers' new design partner, said at the Ad Age Digital Conference on Wednesday.

Designers shouldn't be considered a separate entity within a company, he said…

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KPCB 12-200 Communications Meet-Up

KPCB 12-200 Communications Meet-Up

As part of the KPCB 12-200 Meet-Up series, KPCB’s Marketing and Communications Partner, Christina Lee led a panel to discuss the value of internal communications with Keith Burton, Partner at corporate communications firm Brunswick Group, Dani Dudeck, VP of Communications at Zynga, and …

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KPCB at SXSW Interactive 2014

KPCB at SXSW Interactive 2014

KPCB Partners hosted a party during SXSW Interactive at Iron Cactus in Austin, Texas. MyFitnessPal, Nextdoor, Nest and Flipboard helped welcome party goers.

KPCB Partners also spoke at SXSW Interactive. Full schedule below:

<b>Date:</b> Friday, March 7
<b>Panel:</b> Healthcare Sh…

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KPCB ProductWorks Design Panel

KPCB ProductWorks Design Panel

KPCB Design Partner John Maeda hosted a design panel featuring Hot Studio Founder Maria Giudice, Chegg Product Design Head John Russell, Delicious Founder Joshua Schachter and SMULE Co-Founder Ge Wang. The night featured a musical demonstration of the Smule Ocarina from Stanford Profess…

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 Strata 2014 - "Unboxing Data Startups"

Strata 2014 - "Unboxing Data Startups"

Everyone knows that massive, real-time data processing is behind many of the hottest new companies in technology. But what’s really going on underneath the covers?

At the Strata 2014 data conference, KPCB General Partner Mike Abbott gave a presentation on how data-focused start-ups …

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