Tag: Mary Meeker

Report: Mary Meeker targets $1.25B for debut fund, called Bond

In what is clearly a missed opportunity to name her venture capital fund Money Meeker, famed venture capitalist and author of the annual Internet Trends Report Mary Meeker has informed limited partners that her firm will be called Bond, according to a report from Axios’ Dan Primack. Meeker intends to raise

Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation

In the five years since its product was showcased onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt New York’s hackathon, Plaid has emerged as one of the most critical contributors to financial technology’s evolution — and one of the most under the radar. That is, until now. The company is today announcing a $250

Mary Meeker is said to be raising up to $1.25 billion for her new growth fund

Mary Meeker, who revealed in September plans to leave Kleiner Perkins after an eight-year run with the venture firm, is reportedly looking to raise up to $1.25 billion for her debut fund. So says Business Insider, citing multiple sources. We’ve reached out to Meeker for more information. As Meeker told

All I want for Christmas are these kitschy VC trading cards

Just kidding. Please don’t buy me these collectible trading cards featuring Silicon Valley venture capitalists for Christmas. But if you are in the market for a gift for a VC — or aspiring VC — they’d probably appreciate a set. Yes, they really exist! TouchBase is selling a line of the VC trading

Mary Meeker, author of the Internet Trends Report, is leaving Kleiner Perkins

Mary Meeker is leaving Kleiner Perkins to build a new fund and she’s taking the firm’s growth team with her. The news, first reported by Recode and confirmed to TechCrunch, is the latest high-level departure at one of the most prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Joining Meeker in her

Mary Maker’s Internet Trends 2018: Meet The Seven Startups With Indian-Origin Founders Making Waves In The US

Seen through the lens of Mary Meeker, India is going places on the startup map. Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2018 report features seven startups founded or cofounded by first-or second-generation immigrants of Indian origin among the most highly valued private tech companies in the US. As Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends

Here’s where it’s cheaper to take an Uber than to own a car

Ride-sharing companies have long touted the cost benefits of its platforms. Well, depending on the city, it can be cheaper on a weekly basis to take an UberX or UberPOOL than it is to own a personal car, according to Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers Partner Mary Meeker’s 2018 annual internet