Latest Kleiner Perkins Caufield Stories

2011-06-13 12:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra Inc (www.proterra.com), a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, today announced an investment of $30 million to accelerate the commercialization of its world-leading, fast-charge battery electric transit buses and automated bus charging system.

2011-03-09 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Offermatic (www.offermatic.com), the free online service that automatically saves people money on everyday purchases, has secured $4.5 million in a Series A investment led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

2010-10-22 06:05:00

Facebook, Amazon and online computer gaming firm Zynga have partnered with prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) to establish a $250 million fund to invest in social media startup companies.

2009-04-15 06:50:00

Stem cell research got a major boost from former vice president Al Gore after he promised a $20 million biotech venture in the study of "induced pluripotent" stem cells.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.