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John Doerr

Hacker Forces Powell To Deny Affair: Report

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell denied allegations of an affair with a Romanian diplomat, The Smoking Gun reported on Thursday. The denial c...

The 18 Most Ridiculous Startup Ideas That Eventually Became Successful

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 04.12.2013 | Small Business

Even the most well-known venture capitalists have startups they regret passing on. For John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins, it was Twitter. For Fred Wils...

Noted Venture Capitalist HACKED

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - John Doerr, a venture capitalist known for early investments in companies such as Amazon and Google, has become the latest v...

TechScape: Steve Jurvetson ... Not Your Garden Variety Venture Capitalist

Bill_Robinson | Posted 10.29.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

This gregarious technologist has a number of significant previous tech employers to his name as well as broad an understanding of IT as anyone I've ever encountered.

Venture Capitol Firm Flat-Out Denies Gender Discrimination

AllThingsD | Posted 06.14.2012 | Technology

High-profile venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers today unequivocally denied the accusations of its partner Ellen Pao’s gender disc...

Google Flashback -- My 2000 Interviews with Sergey Brin and Larry Page - Part 1

John F. Ince | Posted 04.07.2012 | Technology
John F. Ince

When I started writing for Upside magazine in late 1999, my first assignment was a story about an obscure search startup with a weird name based in Mo...

Raising Capital? 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs (Part 2)

Scott Edward Walker | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
Scott Edward Walker

Many entrepreneurs initially reach-out to friends and family as a source of capital. This is understandable, but generally a mistake.

The Top Tech Investors Of 2011

Forbes | Posted 06.07.2011 | Technology

Much has changed in two years, when Forbes last published its list of top venture capitalists. Secondary markets surfaced. Founders dragged their feet...

Major Obama Fundraiser Benefits From Millions In Federal Loans

The Center for Public Integrity | Ronnie Greene and Matthew Mosk | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

By Ronnie Greene and Matthew Mosk The Center For Public Integrity In connecting green technology startups with government money, Silicon Valley ve...

Green Energy Innovation: Building A National Commitment

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

Clean energy may well be the next economic revolution, and the United States can be at the forefront, if we take full advantage of our nation's streng...

Why There is No Steve Jobs of Green

Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Kanellos

Every week, someone asks me "Where is Steve Jobs of green?" or "Where is the Google of Green?" To top it off, they usually ask in a supercilious tone...

The Know Nothings, the Decline of America as a World Power and a Historical Precedent

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reese Schonfeld

If we continue to ignore both air pollution produced by inferior energy technologies and the reality of global warming, we risk the livelihoods of our children and the lives of our grandchildren.

Obama's Speech: An Enormous Wasted Opportunity

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Tonight's speech was a real disappointment. How could Obama not use this opportunity to call on us to do some hard things? What's scary about the speech is that it almost could have been any president in the last four decades.

F.T.C. Looks Into Amazon-Google Ties, Causing Amazon Boardmember Doerr To Step Down

The New York Times | MIGUEL HELFT and BRAD STONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But people with direct knowledge of the matter now say Mr. Doerr's decision was prompted by a Federal Trade Commission inquiry into the close ties bet...

ECO:nomics -- Creating Environmental Capital

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

If there is one clear message coming out of the ECO:nomics Conference, it's that we need to assign a price or cost to carbon emissions, and soon.

Women & Venture Capital -- Is It a Rite of Passage Into Our Power?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tabby Biddle

Every day we hear about incredible improvements in the financial status of women. But there is still an important area lacking -- women's access to venture capital.

Why Fortune Loves Charlie Rose

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

A new profile of Charlie Rose is representative of a trend that seems to be growing: the sort of meta-, multi-platform story that has so many odd conflicts and strange connections that it makes you dizzy.