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CNET
Lost Explorers: The unrealized vision of Google Glasssee what Tony is going to do with it," says venture capitalist Marc Andreessen.
Lost Explorers: The unrealized vision of Google Glass
CNET / Posted 8 hours ago
see what Tony is going to do with it," says venture capitalist Marc Andreessen. His firm, Andreessen Horowitz, joined with Google Ventures and prominent VC rival Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2013 to form the "Glass Collective" to invest in... Read more
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NBC News
The Yahoo breach was way worse than anyone expectedspills] is typical, but the scale is pretty astounding," Shuman Ghosemaumder, c
The Yahoo breach was way worse than anyone expected
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
spills] is typical, but the scale is pretty astounding," Shuman Ghosemaumder, chief technology officer of Shape Security, a Google Ventures-backed firm, told NBC News. "Yahoo is such a general website so it represents a cross-section of the... Read more
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Business Insider
Google just pumped a bunch of money into Airbnbby David Lawee, who used to run mergers and acquisitions for the search giant.
Google just pumped a bunch of money into Airbnb
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
by David Lawee, who used to run mergers and acquisitions for the search giant. It's different from GV (formerly known as Google Ventures), which invests in early-stage startups and functions more like a traditional VC, investing in companies to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
14 cutting edge firms funded by the CIAInsights has attracted plenty of interest beyond the CIA, which chipped in $5 m
14 cutting edge firms funded by the CIA
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Insights has attracted plenty of interest beyond the CIA, which chipped in $5 million in 2016. Around that same time, Google Ventures led an investment round of $15 million. Cyphy built a tethered drone that can monitor an area for days at a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
14 cutting edge firms funded by the CIAInsights has attracted plenty of interest beyond the CIA, which chipped in $5 m
14 cutting edge firms funded by the CIA
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Insights has attracted plenty of interest beyond the CIA, which chipped in $5 million in 2016. Around that same time, Google Ventures led an investment round of $15 million. Cyphy built a tethered drone that can monitor an area for days at a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
14 cutting edge firms funded by the CIAInsights has attracted plenty of interest beyond the CIA, which chipped in $5 m
14 cutting edge firms funded by the CIA
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Insights has attracted plenty of interest beyond the CIA, which chipped in $5 million in 2016. Around that same time, Google Ventures led an investment round of $15 million. Cyphy built a tethered drone that can monitor an area for days at a... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Investors Are Matching More Billion-Dollar Startups With Buyers Than Funding New Onesarms in exit activity, including Nexmo, iControl Networks, and Rocketick. Trail
Investors Are Matching More Billion-Dollar Startups With Buyers Than Funding New Ones
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
arms in exit activity, including Nexmo, iControl Networks, and Rocketick. Trailing close behind in exit activity was Google Ventures, whose CEO stepped down recently, followed by Salesforce. The flurry of acquisitions from major tech giants... Read more
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CNBC
Here's how you can win a meeting with Sir Richard BransonCitigroup CEO Michael Corbat, which sold for $23,250 to benefit the Christopher
Here's how you can win a meeting with Sir Richard Branson
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat, which sold for $23,250 to benefit the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation; and a meeting with Bill Maris, then president and CEO of Google Ventures, which sold for $56,000 to benefit the Rock School Scholarship... Read more
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Fortune
When Moonshots Fall Back to Earthregime of chief financial officer Ruth Porat, a former Morgan Stanleyms CFO, wi
When Moonshots Fall Back to Earth
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
regime of chief financial officer Ruth Porat, a former Morgan Stanleyms CFO, with the departures of executives like Google Ventures CEO Bill Maris and Jeff Huber, who helped create lab X (see “The Wall Street Veteran Who’s Helping Google Get... Read more
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Business Insider
ClassPass is on track to book $150 million this year and is no longer losing money on each saleClassPass, the Google Ventures-backed gym membership startup, has seen its reve
ClassPass is on track to book $150 million this year and is no longer losing money on each sale
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
ClassPass, the Google Ventures-backed gym membership startup, has seen its revenue accelerate despite a change to its pricing model that caused a customer backlash and stoked fears that the company could be in trouble. ClassPass has now reached an... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Alphabet Inc: Can Anyone Make the Case Against GOOG Stock?billion in revenue. Alphabet also stated that its quarterly sales rose 21 perce
Alphabet Inc: Can Anyone Make the Case Against GOOG Stock?
Profit Confidential / Posted 10 days ago
billion in revenue. Alphabet also stated that its quarterly sales rose 21 percent year over year, while its investment arm Google Ventures (now known as GV) enjoyed $185.0 million in revenue for the quarter, which is above analysts’ expectations of... Read more
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The Hill
Partisanship chatter at FCC hearing | Rosenworcel nomination at center stage | House Dems get robocall hearinghas raised a total of $93 million over the last couple years and touts Silicon
Partisanship chatter at FCC hearing | Rosenworcel nomination at center stage | House Dems get robocall hearing
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
has raised a total of $93 million over the last couple years and touts Silicon Valley heavyweights like GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Andreessen Horowitz among its investors. According to the company, cross-border payments on Ripple take... Read more
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Reuters
Silicon Valley 3D printing startup gets $81 million in new fundingCo, optics and imaging products company Nikon Corp and chemical manufacturer JS
Silicon Valley 3D printing startup gets $81 million in new funding
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
Co, optics and imaging products company Nikon Corp and chemical manufacturer JSR Corp. They joined earlier investors Google Ventures and top tech venture capital firm Sequoia. "They did an incredibly good job in getting investors," said... Read more
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FOX Business
3d Printing Start-up Carbon Snags General Electric And Bmw As Strategic Investorsare forming strategic partnerships with their new competitor. Carbon already h
3d Printing Start-up Carbon Snags General Electric And Bmw As Strategic Investors
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
are forming strategic partnerships with their new competitor. Carbon already had an impressive list of backers. Notably, Google Ventures, Alphabet'sventure capital arm, led Carbon's $100 million series C funding round in the summer of 2015. Ford... Read more
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FOX Business
3d Printing Start-up Carbon Snags General Electric And Bmw As Strategic Investorsare forming strategic partnerships with their new competitor. Carbon already h
3d Printing Start-up Carbon Snags General Electric And Bmw As Strategic Investors
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
are forming strategic partnerships with their new competitor. Carbon already had an impressive list of backers. Notably, Google Ventures, Alphabet'sventure capital arm, led Carbon's $100 million series C funding round in the summer of 2015. Ford... Read more
11d
Fortune
This Blockchain Firm Just Raised $55 Million and Signed Major Bank PartnersVentures, and SCB Digital Ventures, the venture arm of Siam Commercial Bank. Ex
This Blockchain Firm Just Raised $55 Million and Signed Major Bank Partners
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
Ventures, and SCB Digital Ventures, the venture arm of Siam Commercial Bank. Existing Ripple investors include GV (Google Ventures), Andreessen Horowitz, IDG Capital Partners, and Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures. Ripple has received a total... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
It Might Take Longer Than You Think For The Future Of Banking To Arrivefor the company. As of today, it's raised nearly $93.6 million in funding from
It Might Take Longer Than You Think For The Future Of Banking To Arrive
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
for the company. As of today, it's raised nearly $93.6 million in funding from big name investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, and IDG Capital. It has offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Luxembourg, and Sydney. It's also... Read more
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Reuters
Ripple raises $55 million in second funding round, adds several banks to networkAnd we're aggressively growing, especially in our integration and engineering g
Ripple raises $55 million in second funding round, adds several banks to network
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
And we're aggressively growing, especially in our integration and engineering groups." Existing Ripple investors include Google Ventures, venture capitalist Andreessen Horowitz, IDG Capital Partners, and AME Cloud Ventures. Ripple aims to... Read more
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Post Magazine
Jaunt appoints George Kliavkoff as CEOcapital firms including The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, Chin
Jaunt appoints George Kliavkoff as CEO
Post Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
capital firms including The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, China Media Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Axel Springer, ProSiebenSat.1 SE, The Madison Square Garden Company, Peter Gotcher and... Read more
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CNBC
Google Ventures head Maris is raising a huge VC fundMaris started Google Ventures, now known as GV, in 2009 as a way for the intern
Google Ventures head Maris is raising a huge VC fund
CNBC / Posted 12 days ago
Maris started Google Ventures, now known as GV, in 2009 as a way for the internet giant to re-invest in the start-up ecosystem. The firm struck quick success thanks to the Google brand and the ability to give emerging companies valuable resources... Read more
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Business Wire
Tastemade and Jaunt Debut ‘A Perfect Day in Los Angeles,’ Taking Viewers Around LA with Ryan Seacrest, Conan O’Brien, and Moreinvestors include The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, China Medi
Tastemade and Jaunt Debut ‘A Perfect Day in Los Angeles,’ Taking Viewers Around LA with Ryan Seacrest, Conan O’Brien, and More
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
investors include The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, China Media Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Axel Springer, ProSiebenSat.1 SE, The Madison Square Garden Company, Peter Gotcher, Blake... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Help for London's black cabs as private hire firms face new rulesa series of proposals to regulate the private hire sector, prompting Uber, whos
Help for London's black cabs as private hire firms face new rules
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
a series of proposals to regulate the private hire sector, prompting Uber, whose investors include GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, and Goldman Sachs , to launch legal action. The smartphone app won the right earlier this month for a legal... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
London takes steps to help black cabs as private hire firms face new rulesa series of proposals to regulate the private hire sector, prompting Uber, whos
London takes steps to help black cabs as private hire firms face new rules
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
a series of proposals to regulate the private hire sector, prompting Uber, whose investors include GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, and Goldman Sachs , to launch legal action. The smartphone app won the right earlier this month for a legal... Read more
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Reuters
London takes steps to help black cabs as private hire firms face new rulesa series of proposals to regulate the private hire sector, prompting Uber, whos
London takes steps to help black cabs as private hire firms face new rules
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
a series of proposals to regulate the private hire sector, prompting Uber, whose investors include GV, formerly known as Google Ventures (GOOGL.O), and Goldman Sachs (GS.N), to launch legal action. The smartphone app won the right earlier this... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Jaunt Names Hearst Ventures President George Kliavkoff as CEOin 2013, Jaunt has raised more than $100 million in funding from investors incl
Jaunt Names Hearst Ventures President George Kliavkoff as CEO
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
in 2013, Jaunt has raised more than $100 million in funding from investors including Disney, Evolution Media Partners and Google Ventures. The company has built an end-to-end solution for virtual reality filmmakers, including a camera, editing... Read more
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Variety
Hearst Exec George Kliavkoff Becomes CEO of Virtual Reality Startup Jaunttime, CTO and co-founder Arthur van Hoff stepped in as interim CEO. Jaunt has
Hearst Exec George Kliavkoff Becomes CEO of Virtual Reality Startup Jaunt
Variety / Posted 14 days ago
time, CTO and co-founder Arthur van Hoff stepped in as interim CEO. Jaunt has raised more than $100 million from Disney, Google Ventures, BSkyB, Evolution Media Partners and China Media Capital and others. The company also launched a JV in China... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
This new startup lets you try out furniture before you buy it — and it changed the way I see my homesold to Autodesk, but Tellerman only stayed for a few years as the entrepreneur
This new startup lets you try out furniture before you buy it — and it changed the way I see my home
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
sold to Autodesk, but Tellerman only stayed for a few years as the entrepreneurial bug caught up to her again. She joined Google Ventures as a venture capitalist, but her idea for Modsy was always nagging at her and distracting her from pitches.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
This new startup lets you try out furniture before you buy it — and it changed the way I see my homesold to Autodesk, but Tellerman only stayed for a few years as the entrepreneur
This new startup lets you try out furniture before you buy it — and it changed the way I see my home
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
sold to Autodesk, but Tellerman only stayed for a few years as the entrepreneurial bug caught up to her again. She joined Google Ventures as a venture capitalist, but her idea for Modsy was always nagging at her and distracting her from pitches.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
This new startup lets you try out furniture before you buy it — and it changed the way I see my homesold to Autodesk, but Tellerman only stayed for a few years as the entrepreneur
This new startup lets you try out furniture before you buy it — and it changed the way I see my home
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
sold to Autodesk, but Tellerman only stayed for a few years as the entrepreneurial bug caught up to her again. She joined Google Ventures as a venture capitalist, but her idea for Modsy was always nagging at her and distracting her from pitches.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Modsy shows your house decorated in your styleMellon University. She drew on her background in 3-D modeling as well as insigh
Modsy shows your house decorated in your style
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Mellon University. She drew on her background in 3-D modeling as well as insights she later gleaned as a partner at Google Ventures. “I learned that you have to have a crazy passion for your idea to get through the tough times,” she said.... Read more
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PhysOrg
How geeks took over TV, from Netflix to 'Mr. Robot' to Intel reality showfilmmakers, securely and in real time, to startup Carbon. The firm's cutting-ed
How geeks took over TV, from Netflix to 'Mr. Robot' to Intel reality show
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
filmmakers, securely and in real time, to startup Carbon. The firm's cutting-edge 3-D printer technology, funded in part by Google Ventures, is being used by special-effects and makeup artists at Legacy Effects to build out scenes for films such as... Read more
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Business Standard India
Google takes on Uber, widens carpooling servicehad joined Uber's board as a director in 2013 when he led a $258 million invest
Google takes on Uber, widens carpooling service
Business Standard India / Posted 26 days ago
had joined Uber's board as a director in 2013 when he led a $258 million investment in Uber through GV, then called Google Ventures, the investment arm of Alphabet. Uber has also signaled its intentions to develop its own mapping... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Google takes on Uber, expands Waze to include carpoolingDavid Drummond to resign from Uber's board of directors. Drummond's primary job
Google takes on Uber, expands Waze to include carpooling
KWWL Iowa / Posted 26 days ago
David Drummond to resign from Uber's board of directors. Drummond's primary job has been chairman of Alphabet GV. Short for Google Ventures, it's the company's venture capital arm and was responsible for the $250 million it put into Uber a few years... Read more
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NBC News
Google takes on Uber in battle for ride sharesDavid Drummond to resign from Uber's board of directors. Drummond's primary job
Google takes on Uber in battle for ride shares
NBC News / Posted 26 days ago
David Drummond to resign from Uber's board of directors. Drummond's primary job has been chairman of Alphabet GV. Short for Google Ventures, it's the company's venture capital arm and was responsible for the $250 million it put into Uber a few years... Read more
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Fortune
Google Will Reportedly Expand Its Bay Area Carpooling Servicein competition with companies like Uber and Lyft. Its relationship with Uber in
Google Will Reportedly Expand Its Bay Area Carpooling Service
Fortune / Posted 27 days ago
in competition with companies like Uber and Lyft. Its relationship with Uber in particular has been delicate. GV (formerly Google Ventures), the venture capital arm of Google parent company Alphabet, has invested in Uber and partner David Krane is... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
(Self-driving) car wars heat upspeaking at the Wall Street Journal WSJ.D LIVE conference (Photo: Jefferson Gr
(Self-driving) car wars heat up
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 27 days ago
speaking at the Wall Street Journal WSJ.D LIVE conference (Photo: Jefferson Graham) As chairman of Alphabet's GV, for Google Ventures, Drummond was instrumental in a massive $250 million investment in Uber back in 2013. Drummond joined... Read more
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USA Today
(Self-driving) car wars heat upspeaking at the Wall Street Journal WSJ.D LIVE conference (Photo: Jefferson Gra
(Self-driving) car wars heat up
USA Today / Posted 27 days ago
speaking at the Wall Street Journal WSJ.D LIVE conference (Photo: Jefferson Graham) As chairman of Alphabet's GV, for Google Ventures, Drummond was instrumental in a massive $250 million investment in Uber back in 2013. Drummond joined... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Google Stock: Why the Next 50 Years Belong to Alphabet Incthink so. Google has developed an internal venture fund that identifies and in
Google Stock: Why the Next 50 Years Belong to Alphabet Inc
Profit Confidential / Posted 27 days ago
think so. Google has developed an internal venture fund that identifies and invests in promising startups. For instance, “Google Ventures” owns part of the company that developed Pokemon Go, the immensely popular mobile video game. The company... Read more
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Gulf News
Alphabet’s legal chief departs from Uber board amid conflictsDrummond joined the board in 2013 when Google Ventures led a $258m round of fin
Alphabet’s legal chief departs from Uber board amid conflicts
Gulf News / Posted 27 days ago
Drummond joined the board in 2013 when Google Ventures led a $258m round of financing for Uber San Francisco: David Drummond, the chief legal officer at Alphabet Inc., has stepped down from Uber Technologies Inc.’s board of directors as the two... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
With increasing 'overlap' between in self-driving car efforts, an Alphabet exec has stepped down from Uber's boardstepping into each other's turf. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER Drummond called Uber a
With increasing 'overlap' between in self-driving car efforts, an Alphabet exec has stepped down from Uber's board
Stamford Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
stepping into each other's turf. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER Drummond called Uber a "phenomenal" company and said that Google Ventures remains an "enthusiastic investor" in Uber, while Uber and Google will continue to be partners. Uber CEO... Read more
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Connecticut Post
With increasing 'overlap' between in self-driving car efforts, an Alphabet exec has stepped down from Uber's boardstepping into each other's turf. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER Drummond called Uber a
With increasing 'overlap' between in self-driving car efforts, an Alphabet exec has stepped down from Uber's board
Connecticut Post / Posted 27 days ago
stepping into each other's turf. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER Drummond called Uber a "phenomenal" company and said that Google Ventures remains an "enthusiastic investor" in Uber, while Uber and Google will continue to be partners. Uber CEO... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
With increasing 'overlap' between in self-driving car efforts, an Alphabet exec has stepped down from Uber's boardstepping into each other's turf. More from Business Insider Drummond called U
With increasing 'overlap' between in self-driving car efforts, an Alphabet exec has stepped down from Uber's board
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
stepping into each other's turf. More from Business Insider Drummond called Uber a "phenomenal" company and said that Google Ventures remains an "enthusiastic investor" in Uber, while Uber and Google will continue to be partners. Uber CEO... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
An Uber board member isn't allowed to come to meetings anymore because he works at Alphabetseat. At least not yet. The relationship between the two companies dates back
An Uber board member isn't allowed to come to meetings anymore because he works at Alphabet
Stamford Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
seat. At least not yet. The relationship between the two companies dates back to 2013 when Alphabet's investment arm, Google Ventures (now GV), poured a reported $300 million into Uber. That's when Drummond came on board. During press rounds... Read more
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Connecticut Post
An Uber board member isn't allowed to come to meetings anymore because he works at Alphabetseat. At least not yet. The relationship between the two companies dates back
An Uber board member isn't allowed to come to meetings anymore because he works at Alphabet
Connecticut Post / Posted 28 days ago
seat. At least not yet. The relationship between the two companies dates back to 2013 when Alphabet's investment arm, Google Ventures (now GV), poured a reported $300 million into Uber. That's when Drummond came on board. During press rounds... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
An Uber board member isn't allowed to come to meetings anymore because he works at Alphabetseat. At least not yet. The relationship between the two companies dates back
An Uber board member isn't allowed to come to meetings anymore because he works at Alphabet
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
seat. At least not yet. The relationship between the two companies dates back to 2013 when Alphabet's investment arm, Google Ventures (now GV), poured a reported $300 million into Uber. That's when Drummond came on board. During press rounds... Read more
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Business Insider
An Uber board member isn't allowed to come to meetings anymore because he works at Alphabetseat. At least not yet. The relationship between the two companies dates back
An Uber board member isn't allowed to come to meetings anymore because he works at Alphabet
Business Insider / Posted 28 days ago
seat. At least not yet. The relationship between the two companies dates back to 2013 when Alphabet's investment arm, Google Ventures (now GV), poured a reported $300 million into Uber. That's when Drummond came on board. But since then,... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley and Hollywood: What's behind their growing love festand in real time, to Redwood City-based startup Carbon. Their cutting-edge 3D p
Silicon Valley and Hollywood: What's behind their growing love fest
Silicon Valley / Posted 28 days ago
and in real time, to Redwood City-based startup Carbon. Their cutting-edge 3D printer technology, funded in part by Google Ventures, is being used by special-effects and makeup artists at Legacy Effects in San Fernando to build out scenes... Read more
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The Mercury News
Silicon Valley and Hollywood: What's behind their growing love festand in real time, to Redwood City-based startup Carbon. Their cutting-edge 3D p
Silicon Valley and Hollywood: What's behind their growing love fest
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
and in real time, to Redwood City-based startup Carbon. Their cutting-edge 3D printer technology, funded in part by Google Ventures, is being used by special-effects and makeup artists at Legacy Effects in San Fernando to build out scenes... Read more
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The Seattle Times
A six-legged snack is the latest food trend in tech worldto venture-capital database CB Insights. Impossible Foods has raised $183 mill
A six-legged snack is the latest food trend in tech world
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
to venture-capital database CB Insights. Impossible Foods has raised $183 million from big names including Bill Gates and Google Ventures, and Soylent raked in $21.5 million from backers including Andreessen Horowitz. Investment in these... Read more
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The Record
Silicon Valley’s power brain food: cricketsto venture capital database CB Insights. Impossible Foods has raised $183 milli
Silicon Valley’s power brain food: crickets
The Record / Posted a month ago
to venture capital database CB Insights. Impossible Foods has raised $183 million from big names including Bill Gates and Google Ventures, and Soylent raked in $21.5 million from backers including Andreessen Horowitz. Investment in these... Read more
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