Funding & Exits

KPCB & Portfolio Updates

KPCB sFund Launch
John Doerr, KPCB Partner; Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO; Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO; Mark Pincus, Zynga CEO & Founder; and Bing Gordon, KPCB Partner.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010

KPCB sFund Launch

Twitter

@msquinn RT @JeffHaws: If you want to become scared and paranoid, read this @voxdotcom piece on the potential of a flu pandemic http://t.co/R53cW8tA

@MaxMotsch Congrats @redbirdgroup @emmnoirhomme on already receiving an investment https://t.co/gbjAFcEDON

@kpcb Mary Meeker: Diversity matters...it's just good business #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/4u548xzze0

@kpcb On valuations, the one rule is that very few companies will win – those that do – can win big #InternetTrends http://t.co/YfTKXy9oPl

@kpcb On funding tech, 33% below where we were in 2000 peak & 17% above where we were in 1999 http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/5doxzPqpy1

@kpcb In India, mobile wallet use is rising along with with eCommerce adoption at 80MM users #InternetTrends http://t.co/Hdrxz9t7og

@msquinn If you know anyone let me know! Hashtag thanks.

@kpcb Indian eCommerce leaders are more mobile than global eCommerce leaders #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/BmUj0Dbbv4

@msquinn The typical tech/atypical museum profile applies: smarts, ambition and hustle matter more than traditional museum experience (though a plus)

@kpcb Mobile accounts for 41% of India's eCommerce #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/ItANqqOpUh

@msquinn Weird news: my family is opening a museum in LA on Hollywood Blvd this winter (more details later). In the meantime, we're looking for a GM.

@kpcb Mobile accounts for 65% of Indian internet traffic vs. 22% in USA #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/vml1aGvydT

@kpcb Top android apps in India = @whatsapp, @facebook, MX Player, Messenger, @truecaller http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/fWFkRegHvr

@kpcb India is often #1 or #2 for MAU Market for global leaders #InternetTrends #MaryMeeker http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/DkYAS24CNc

@kpcb India has 232 MM internet users, 3rd largest internet market & top country in new internet users added/year http://t.co/wTgfOikohP

@kpcb Is India next? India appears be at internet penetration growth inflection #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/ZoggB876me

@kpcb .@Xiaomi #IoT ecosystem experiencing solid upsell + volumes (2MM users, +5x since 2013) http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/te05WAMuho

@kpcb .@Xiaomi has built an expansive #IoT ecosystem #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/1NXtNgMdSQ

@kpcb .@Xiaomi shipped 61 MM smartphones globally in 2014, +227% Y/Y growth #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/CL2YLrjI1V

@kpcb Low take rates helped Chinese eCommerce leaders like TaoBao & Meituan pass USA peers http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/dvcv7Mtbkl

@kpcb China internet leaders moving from info-only companies to on-demand service providers http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/oQSNErfY6R

@kpcb In China, food delivery = fastest growing on-demand service reaching almost $1B in 2014 http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/uSG0kHy9hi

@kpcb China social commerce rising #InternetTrends #MaryMeeker http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/gU43Xx8I9L

@msquinn In the middle of nowhere (*nowhere* - a fjord in north Norway w/ a pop of 1k) & the table next to us is debating if we're in a tech bubble.

@kpcb A Chinese documentary on smog, 'Under the Dome' reached 200MM views in 3 days, 41% from WeChat video #InternetTrends http://t.co/yyYfW6tfd1

@kpcb "Mentors don’t give you information, or tell you how to do something. They help you figure out what to do." http://t.co/C2vZpYmg20

@kpcb On Chinese New Year's Eve, 1B virtual red envelopes were sent #InternetTrends #CodeCon http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/dT10OxXRFH

@kpcb On-demand service workers compare flexible & financial benefits vs. clarity & training challenges #InternetTrends http://t.co/HC5tivo7zK

@kpcb Consumers of on-demand services compare time savings & personalization benefits with quality & trust challenges http://t.co/fUl7h4KHoX

@kpcb 25% of on-demand workers are using multiple platforms #InternetTrends #MaryMeeker http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/fmPC9rVKYj

@kpcb 87% of driver-partners say they like @Uber because they can be their own bus/set their own schedule #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP

@kpcb Here are the average earnings of people who are on @etsy @thumbtack @airbnb #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/Lhgxi8F83z

@kpcb Many people use online platforms/marketplaces to supplement income #InternetTrends http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/xaK2dZ0oRU

@msquinn RT @janamal: Pretty shocking: 50% of hosts depend on income from @Airbnb to stay in their homes. #CodeCon

@kpcb Online platforms enable steady growth in product commerce & rapid growth in service commerce http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/vGya6GJGG1

@kpcb Internet is enabling commerce in increasingly efficient ways #InternetTrends #MaryMeeker http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/rhk7PQPkmP

@kpcb 65% of freelancers say the internet makes it easier to find work #InternetTrends #CodeCon http://t.co/wTgfOi2MTf http://t.co/DQSdIxCFqH

@kpcb Freelancers are significant & growing portions of workers at 53 MM people, 34% of USA http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/AU5VCHoY8e

@kpcb 2nd generation platforms/marketplaces (mobile & on-demand) also rising http://t.co/wTgfOikohP http://t.co/CXvJgoNp6T

@johnmaeda Happy to join a great group to assemble the inaugural @CoolHunting #CH25. Nominate here: http://t.co/len9R85jaY http://t.co/FYiz8uJym0