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


@mmurph RT @SnoopDogg: At tha @iHeartRadio awards wit @ImCharlieWilson . Abt to go on stage. Hit @shazam when u c my performance !!

@MaxMotsch Powerful stuff. Rooting for you

@johnmaeda The mantra of "fail fast" is often misunderstood as deifying failure. What it really means is "recover fast" -- the comeback is key.

@johnmaeda RT @FastCompany: 4 reasons why design is taking over Silicon Valley, according to @johnmaeda:

@johnmaeda "Shutting people out is an important part of being a shut-in." —@laurensmiley

@johnmaeda Although doing the right thing can always go wrong, do it anyways and see.

@johnmaeda Altruism works best when you're the door instead of the doormat.

@johnmaeda Acting reflexively is not as good as acting reflectively.

@johnmaeda Thanks to Andrei Herasimchuk for his noble crusade for legibility and modernity back in 2006:

@johnmaeda "An interface frames its content and dictates what's appropriate." —@rsg

@johnmaeda "Empower your team to be storytellers and involve them in sourcing new talent." —@JShoee

@johnmaeda Presenting #DesignInTech Report at @UCBerkeley Haas School of Business on March 31, Tue at 6pm | Open to the Public:

@johnmaeda The grass is always greener on the other side because from faraway you can't see the weeds.

@msquinn Glad to be home at last to this handsome guy (and Thai food)!

@johnmaeda Post for @SlideShare on a few tips learned from launching #DesignInTech Report:

@johnmaeda George Heilmeier (former ARPA head + my boss at TI long ago) had a list of 9 Qs for research:

@msquinn Rituals, simple and profound:

@johnmaeda "What is put into the making of a work of art stays there, and speaks for us." —@kynaleski

@johnmaeda Your first chance is the most important one -- efficacy of the others will vary.

@msquinn Woke up to the buzz of a drone outside my bedroom window. I'm no luddite but seriously wtf.

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Dance party

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: First dance

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Groomsman speech

@johnmaeda "Leaving requires 1) letting 2) go. Two steps of 1) giving yourself permission, and then 2) moving on." —@jshefrin

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Bride and groom

@johnmaeda "Progress occurs most easily if new and old remain in a dialectic tension." —@gpetriglieri

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Wedding time

@johnmaeda "If you want to find your greatest love, look inside the hardest thing you do." —Regina Dugan

@johnmaeda "Most of us will have spent three years of our lives with our thumbs on the glass of a phone." —@anildash @poptech

@johnmaeda "Paola Antonelli's become design's Thought-Leader-in-Chief." —@cheepearlman via @swissmiss

@johnmaeda Nowadays we are both international and internet-tional.

@johnmaeda We live in an age when data matters increasingly more than intuition. But that's just my intuition talking …

@msquinn It has been surprising - amazing - to see the number of all-male partnerships commit to diversity in the last 24hrs. Greylock, Benchmark etc

@johnmaeda STEAM (STEM with Art) reading lists for pre-K to 8th grade:

@johnmaeda "90% of all the data generated in the world was in the last two years." —@creightonhicks

@johnmaeda 「ビジネスを成功に導くために、デザインがこれほど重要になった時代はない。」—@wired_jp #DesignInTech

@JShoee Looking fwd to this! "@johnmaeda: Will be hosting @PopTech this year w theme of "HYBRID" in Camden, Maine Oct 22-24:"

@JShoee Career wisdom from @eladgil.

@johnmaeda WIll be hosting @PopTech this year with theme of "HYBRID" in Camden, Maine Oct 22-24:

@shabihr LIVE on #Periscope: Mancave