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


@dinobecirovic Loving Moments on @Twitter!

@johnmaeda “When you hit a spell of trouble, ask yourself, ‘What is it trying to teach me?’” —John W. Gardner (1990)

@kpcb People learn best when when they practice one small skill that is a constituent component of a much bigger thing.

@johnmaeda “Design alone can’t end urban injustice, but it is a tool." —Toni L. Griffin #BlackInDesign

@kpcb So excited to welcome @joinhixme to the @kpcb family as they pursue their mission of reimagining health benefits:

@johnmaeda Architecture Prof Amber Wiley highlights #BlackInDesign critical writing project on the Web:

@johnmaeda Student co-hosts of the #BlackInDesign Conference and @HarvardGSD Dean open the event:

@mabb0tt RT @mobcrush: We wear our love for #mobcrush on our sleeve--literally!

@johnmaeda The first #BlackInDesign Conference, led by Harvard GSD AASU students, starts soon:

@kpcb Advice from @Google about hiring: Hiring is best done by committees, not individual managers. #HR #PeopleOperations

@brookporter RT @ryangraves: no, the car industry needs to rethink Err’thing.

@brookporter RT @SuB8u: 22% of Uber users aged 18 to 64 said they were delaying or holding off buying a new car because of...Uber - Survey.

@kpcb Messaging Platforms - Global Leaders are implementing playbooks

@DanOros Retailers, #Optoro has solutions for you via @WSJ #blinq #bulq

@kpcb Messaging Platforms - Asia In-Country Leaders are developing evolving playbooks

@kpcb Jumpstart your career in Silicon Valley with the @KPCBFellows program!

@kpcb Background Checks, Then vs. Now cc: @checkr #InternetTrends

@kpcb RT @segment: Big news! We raised $27 million Series B from Thrive @Accel @Kleiner @kpcb, and now process 50B API calls a month!

@kpcb RT @KPCBFellows: What is it like being a @KPCB Fellow? Watch Santiago's story

@algore A lot's riding on what world leaders decide at #COP21 Watch Now: #ActOnClimate

@AnjneyMidha RT @jason_pontin: .@mims Then, they can read about what it is here: And why they should care here:

@johnmaeda To be wise, or to memorize.

@AnjneyMidha RT @MaxBickley: Glen Keane telling a VR bedtime story is a sight to behold.

@AnjneyMidha RT @honeytech: Cheers to all 100M@Truecaller's in india @Zarringhalam @AlanMamedi @hskari1175 @TheeRealChino @rishj #Century4India http://t

@kpcb Global Messaging Leaders: @facebook @WeChatApp @WhatsApp @NAVER_LINE @Snapchat @kakaotalk #InternetTrends

@MaxMotsch Prior to Pure’s IPO, it had been over 2 months since the last tech IPO, the longest slowdown in the tech new issue market in over 5 years

@johnmaeda The simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction.

@algore Congratulations to @NYGovCuomo & NY State on today's announcements and thank you for your exemplary climate leadership.

@kpcb Listen to this if you’re compelled by a social mission & are looking for a business framework for it. #Ventured

@algore Pleased to join @NYGovCuomo & NY State as they take bold #ClimateAction that is vital to solving the climate crisis:

@johnmaeda Morisawa posters from the 90s -- coded in PostScript back in the day: via @zachlieberman

@kpcb Recruiting, Then vs. Now cc: @Greenhouse #InternetTrends

@kpcb Recruiting, Then vs. Now cc: @Greenhouse #InternetTrends

@algore We need to take #climateaction now. Watch @ClimateReality's inspiring open letter and add your voice:

@kpcb Attending @AWSReinvent? Don’t miss @mabb0tt talking about today’s startup ecosystem @ 1:30 PT today! #ReInvent

@johnmaeda The uniquely happy feeling when a colleague succeeds (or sadness for when they fail) gives purpose and pleasure to being on the same team.

@johnmaeda “You are. What you do. When it counts.” —the Masao (John Steakley: Armor)

@johnmaeda “The ideas dictate everything. You have to be true to that, or you’re dead.” —David Lynch

@johnmaeda “Some problems are just too complicated for rational, logical solutions. They admit of insights, not answers.” —Jerome B Wiesner (1915-1994)