Fisker Automotive Inc., whose $103,000 plug-in hybrid car was driven by celebrities including Justin Bieber, filed for bankruptcy with plans to be acquired by a group said to include Richard Li, son of Hong Kong’s richest man.
Nextdoor.com Inc., a social- networking site for neighborhoods, raised $60 million in a funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Tiger Global Management to hire more engineers and expand overseas.
Telogis Inc., a developer of software to track commercial vehicles, raised $93 million from investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as it prepares to hold an initial public offering as soon as 2014.
Twitter Inc. top holders including co-founder Evan Williams, whose stake is worth about $1 billion, are keeping their shares as the company goes public, underscoring their confidence in its growth prospects.
Ray Lane, former chairman of Hewlett- Packard Co. and partner emeritus at venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is in a dispute with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service that has left him with a $100 million tax bill.