The co-founders of TiVo Inc., the company that introduced time-shifted viewing to television audiences, are back with a device for Web-based video that will compete with Roku Inc. players and Google Inc.’s Chromecast.
Remind101 Inc., a free mobile messaging service for teachers, raised $15 million in a funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as the company works to attract users looking for simpler ways to communicate at schools.
Primus Power Corp., an energy-storage company backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, received $20 million in a Series C funding round led by Anglo American Platinum Ltd. to commercialize its technology.
Venture capital pioneer Tom Perkins is taking heat from the firm he co-founded and Silicon Valley peers alike after comparing today’s treatment of wealthy Americans to the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany.
Venture capital pioneer Tom Perkins apologized for comparing today’s treatment of wealthy Americans to the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany, though he said he stood by his message around class warfare.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the venture firm that lost fortunes betting on clean technology, has a bigger pipeline of potential 2014 initial public offerings than any of its peers, according to CB Insights.