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"22.03.2017 17:55:18" girlsintech.org 10 Questions with VC Extraordinaire Heidi Roizen from DFJ | Girls in Tech You don't have to wade too far into Google to come upon a sea of fascinating Heidi Roizen articles, facts, and well, pure adoration. She's done it all: kicked down walls in the tech world, mentored startup founders, sat on countless Boards, she teaches Top 10 Qs with DFJ's operating partner Heidi Roizen. She'll be speaking at the Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference in San Francisco, June 20-22. See you there!
"03.02.2017 00:40:02" medium.com The Co-founder Relationship and Why It's So Important by Katie Hughes, DFJ Talent Partner DFJ Talent Partner Katie Hughes on the co-founder relationship and why it's so important: https://medium.com/@DFJvc/the-co-founder-relationship-and-why-its-so-important-398262da88bf#.oq53qpg40
"26.01.2017 21:08:18" medium.com Ringing in a New Era of Home Security By Randy Glein, Partner DFJ led Ring's $109 million Series D round. DFJ's Randy Glein gives insight on that investment. http://ow.ly/Fan8308ohn4
"21.12.2016 22:10:33" medium.com 3..2..1.. Taking Off With LaunchDarkly! by Josh Stein, DFJ Partner Excited to announce that DFJ led a $8.7M Series A for LaunchDarkly. DFJ Partner Josh Stein gives invesment insight: https://medium.com/@DFJvc/3-2-1-taking-off-with-launchdarkly-f9a4ba81295f#.5yuxp0bfv
"20.12.2016 18:39:44" medium.com 3..2..1.. Taking Off With LaunchDarkly! by Josh Stein, DFJ Partner Excited to announce that DFJ led a $8.7m Series A for LaunchDarkly Partner. DFJ Partner Josh Stein gives invesment insight: https://medium.com/@DFJvc/3-2-1-taking-off-with-launchdarkly-f9a4ba81295f#.5yuxp0bfv
"20.12.2016 17:33:44" medium.com 404 Error https://medium.com/@DFJvchttps://medium.com/@DFJvc/3-2-1-taking-off-with-launchdarkly-f9a4ba81295f Excited to announce that DFJ led a $8.7m Series A for LaunchDarkly. DFJ Partner Josh Stein gives invesment insight: https://medium.com/@DFJvchttps://medium.com/@DFJvc/3-2-1-taking-off-with-launchdarkly-f9a4ba81295f#.hiu47hnfm
"31.10.2016 20:40:11" Timeline Photos "@DFJvc Growth is proud to have led a $72 million growth round in GIPHY & welcome the team to DFJ," Barry Schuler https://medium.com/@DFJvc/giphy-raises-a-72m-d-round-96438171b6f7#.scoc09i4b
"19.10.2016 19:10:14" Timeline Photos Go inside DFJ Venture Capital : Steve Jurvetson takes you on an inside look at DFJ's unique space. http://www.dfj.com/#page
"13.09.2016 01:29:40" medium.com Adena Hefets Joins DFJ by Emily Melton, DFJ Partner Adena Hefets joins DFJ as the newest member of the Venture investment team. https://medium.com/@DFJvc/adena-hefets-joins-dfj-e62d7f0a89bf#.22x7beoo9
"10.08.2016 19:25:37" medium.com Intelligence Inside by Steve Jurvetson, Partner DFJ's Steve Jurvetson shares his perspective on Nervana and its mission to accelerate the future with custom chips for deep learning.
"04.08.2016 20:39:10" medium.com Elation Health Ensures Physicians Focus on Patient Care by Emily Melton, DFJ Partner Partner Emily Melton gives an inside look behind DFJ's investment in Elation Health. https://medium.com/@DFJvc/elation-health-ensures-physicians-focus-on-patient-care-682766fdd1b#.iw6w30cfr
"26.07.2016 22:46:34" medium.com A Picture is Worth a Thousand Terabytes By Bill Bryant, DFJ Partner DFJ Partner Bill Bryant gives insight on DFJ's investment in Reflect.
"22.07.2016 18:05:08" medium.com We're Growing @ DFJ Growth by Randy Glein, DFJ Partner We're growing DFJ Venture Capital. David Dubick joins our growth investing fund. https://medium.com/@DFJvc/were-growing-dfj-growth-42cc5de2c4a2#.rvf7phv1p
"14.07.2016 01:25:05" medium.com Unity Technologies Raises $181 Million Series C by Barry Schuler, Partner AR/VR: "A new platform is emerging & it's not being driven by Microsoft or Apple." @DFJvc @BSchuler on @unity3d https://medium.com/@DFJvc/unity-technologies-raises-181-million-series-c-ba969b19f675#.mgoazq6ur
"13.07.2016 17:35:08" Timeline Photos Unity @unity3d raises $181M round led by @DFJvc http://tcrn.ch/29BVxfy
"08.07.2016 01:25:11" Timeline Photos Spotlight on cybersecurity w/ insights from DFJ's Mark Bailey @VentureOutlook & Bill Bryant http://ow.ly/3HH33021UJq
"28.06.2016 02:10:08" Timeline Photos With $9M in new funding, Resin.io completes next step towards IoT “End-Point Liberation” https://medium.com/@DFJvc/part-2-resin-io-completes-next-step-towards-iot-end-point-liberation-d2b82978702b#.qa59c4cw8
"23.06.2016 19:34:21" medium.com Twilio — Fueling the Future of Communications by Josh Stein, DFJ Partner DFJ partner Josh Stein was at the NYSE with Twilio today when the company went public. Josh provides insight on why Twilio is fueling the future of communications.
"23.06.2016 17:10:11" Timeline Photos Congratulations Jeff Lawson twilio! http://www.cnbc.com/2016/06/23/twilio-ipo.html #IPO $TWLO
"14.06.2016 22:21:20" Timeline Photos "If we re-use rockets, spaceflight can be as inexpensive as airflight. That's the goal" SpaceX Steve Jurvetson #btech2016
"14.06.2016 19:00:06" www.bloomberglive.com Agenda | Bloomberg LIVE Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial... Steve Jurvetson will be onstage today at 1:30pm with Planet founder and CEO Will Marshall discussing small sats. Steve will also do a live interview with Bloomberg's Emily Chan at 3pm this afternoon. http://www.bloomberglive.com/tech/tech-agenda/
"12.05.2016 23:13:12" vator.tv Josh Stein: you're crazy if you're not bullish on tech! In the short term, though, there are going to be a lot of adjustments "You're crazy if you're not bullish on tech!" DFJ's Josh Stein http://vator.tv/news/2016-05-12-josh-stein-youre-crazy-if-youre-not-bullish-on-tech#3wDXGwBepJKCTIuB.99
"26.04.2016 14:46:28" medium.com Remitly Raises $38.5M to Continue its Makeover of a $600B Market by Bill Bryant, DFJ Partner Remitly is that perfect combination of an amazing team coupled with a disruptive approach to an enormous market that we at DFJ love to back. It isn't often that a company can truly “do well by doing good” while striving to make the world a slightly better
"21.04.2016 06:07:38" medium.com Diamanti Ends Trade-off Between Agility and Performance By Andreas Stavropoulos, DFJ Partner DFJ's Andreas Stavropoulos shares insights on new investment Diamanti.
"02.03.2016 17:01:17" time.com This Adorable Pup Had the Best Reaction to Giant Robot Dog The future will be cute One thing is certain... the future will be cute.
"18.02.2016 19:43:38" fastcompany.com The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies Our annual guide to the businesses that matter the most. Congrats to our portfolio companies: Tesla - Automotive / Energy, littleBits / Education, Box and Anaplan / Enterprise, Coinbase / Finance, Rethink Robotics / Robotics, SpaceX and Planet Labs / Space, and Tumblr / Social Media.
"18.02.2016 19:30:08" businessinsider.com The 25 hottest San Francisco startups to watch in 2016 Business Insider talked to industry insiders, venture capitalists, and startup founders to find the 25 startups in San Francisco to keep your eye on in 2016. Congrats to the Shift team!!
"16.02.2016 17:53:03" medium.com Dear Startups: Here’s How to Stay Alive by Heidi Roizen, DFJ Operating Partner Keep your company alive - Heidi Roizen's advice to startups.
"11.02.2016 23:48:27" medium.com Yodle Acquired by Web.com By Andreas Stavropoulos, Partner Congratulations Court Cunningham and the team at Yodle on your acquisition. DFJ is proud to be an investor and proud of all you've built as a company.
"09.02.2016 12:48:52" medium.com Backing the Future with DFJ Venture XII by Steve Jurvetson, DFJ Partner Announcing DFJ Venture XII
"With this new fund, we will be looking to make seed and early-stage investments in trailblazing, purpose-driven entrepreneurs with ideas that have the potential to reinvent entire industries."
"09.02.2016 06:12:20" TechCrunch SpaceX Falcon 9 wins Best Technology Achievement at the 9th Annual #Crunchies http://tcrn.ch/1nVFocf Congratulations to the SpaceX and Tesla teams!
"08.02.2016 14:31:54" DFJ's cover photo
"08.02.2016 14:31:54" DFJ's cover photo
"07.01.2016 18:15:20" blogs.wsj.com Under New CEO, Sisense Raises $50M Less than a year after replacing its CEO, Sisense Inc. has raised $50 million for technology that speeds and simplifies the analysis of large,... Sisense raises Series D
"05.01.2016 19:22:18" www.greenbiz.com GreenBiz 101: Get smarter on artificial intelligence Here's why "deep learning" technology will solve some of the world’s biggest green business challenges. "You have complex data sets, such as from measuring remote-sensing data from satellites and ground sensors, or from the Internet of Things, and the sensors that are all over the planet in various devices. Think of all the mobile phones that have temp
"04.01.2016 21:30:35" www.forbes.com 30 Under 30 2016 Presenting the Class of 2016: 600 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents in 20 different sectors. Congratulations! Talkdesk co-founders Tiago Paiva and Cristina Fonseca and Formlabs co-founder Max Lobovsky make Forbes 30 under 30 2016. http://www.forbes.com/30-under-30-2016/
"22.12.2015 21:07:06" news.usc.edu USC Viterbi alum invests in technology leaders Venture capitalist bets on growth-stage companies with ‘market and product validation.’ DFJ's Randy Glein: “We look for visionary entrepreneurs who think really big, are pursuing massive opportunities and have positioned their companies for market leadership.”
"22.12.2015 16:10:06" news.usc.edu USC Viterbi alum invests in technology leaders Venture capitalist bets on growth-stage companies with ‘market and product validation.’ “We look for visionary entrepreneurs who think really big, are pursuing massive opportunities and have positioned their companies for market leadership.”
DFJ partner Randy Glein
"21.12.2015 17:58:35" techcrunch.com Google X Alum Flux Factory Raises $29M Series B One of Google X Lab's former moonshots is raising cash as it looks to disrupt the architecture design space with its specialized collaborative... Google X alum Flux Factory raises Series B http://techcrunch.com/2015/12/21/google-x-alum-flux-factory-raises-29m-series-b/
"18.12.2015 23:41:24" medium.com Setting our Sights on the Future — Team DFJ by Randy Glein "Every now and then, however, someone comes along to disrupt our organizational thinking, moving down the learning curve faster and more deftly than expected. That has been our experience with Sam Fort," DFJ's Randy Glein on new investing partner Sam
"15.12.2015 18:24:13" techcrunch.com 5 areas that need to fall into place for virtual reality to become a... Hacking together a VR experience to see firsthand what's involved, revealed just how close we are to something great, but there are five areas that... "The mobile phone represents the easiest and fastest VR platform." DFJ's Bubba Murarka on making VR a reality. http://techcrunch.com/2015/12/15/getting-real-about-virtual-reality/#.op1rfx:LctV
"11.12.2015 19:10:59" ecorner.stanford.edu Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner: Elon Musk, SpaceX - Steve Jurvetson,... The iconic entrepreneur behind SpaceX, Tesla Motors and Paypal shares his predictions for artificial intelligence, renewable energy and space... Elon Musk's Vision for the Future: Elon Musk at Stanford's #STVPFuture Fest talks with Steve Jurvetson about his predictions for 2016 and beyond. http://ecorner.stanford.edu/authorMaterialInfo.html?mid=3619
"08.12.2015 21:34:33" hbr.org 8 Tech Trends to Watch in 2016 They aren’t all good news. Quantum computing and other trends to watch in 2016.
"08.12.2015 21:16:54" www.youtube.com 11.30.15 The Relationship Economy: Life, Business, and the Pursuit of... Speakers: Rishi Dave, CMO, Dun & Bradstreet Keith Ferrazzi, CEO & Founder, Ferrazzi Greenlight Moderator: Heidi Roizen, Operating Partner, Draper... Insights on the "Relationship Economy" from DFJ's Heidi Roizen with Rishi Dave, CMO, Dun & Bradstreet, and Keith Ferrazzi, CEO and Founder, Ferrazzi Greenlight at Churchill Club https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeY_3lRADjQ&feature=youtu.be
"23.11.2015 22:26:06" medium.com DFJ’s Josh Stein Named VC of the Year By DFJ Congratulations to DFJ's Josh Stein and Box - both winners at the 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 500
"22.10.2015 16:06:04" medium.com Periscope Data — Built Impossibly Fast for Data Scientists By Josh Stein Rise of the data scientist: Josh Stein gives insight on DFj's investment in Periscope https://medium.com/@DFJvc/periscope-data-built-impossibly-fast-for-data-scientists-38ef1c27aca8#.kgsjuctbk
"17.10.2015 00:15:15" Timeline Photos "The big 4 mobile carriers didn’t care about business customers" @bubbam on why @mast_mobile https://medium.com/@DFJvc/mast-mobile-bf20763ed48f
"08.10.2015 21:44:08" soundcloud.com Steve Jurvetson, Astro Teller, Christina Smolke, Persis Drell -... A special panel of highly scientific minds discusses what the future holds for tech innovation, education and entrepreneurship. Panelists include... "Technology is synonymous with progress" Steve Jurvetson from Forecasting the Future of Technology: A panel of highly scientific minds discusses what the future holds for tech innovation, education, and entrepreneurship.
Panelists include Google'
"07.10.2015 00:49:41" grn.bz Silicon Valley's 'smartest guy' on deep learning and sustainability Venture capital legend Steve Jurvetson is "as excited as ever" about transforming industries focusing on the planet's biggest challenges. Silicon Valley's 'smartest guy' (DFJ's Steve Jurvetson) on deep learning and sustainability
"01.10.2015 18:39:21" medium.com On a Mission to Renovate America By Sam Fort We are excited to announce Renovate America has raised a $90 million expansion round, led by DFJ Growth.
"01.10.2015 02:00:25" bubba.vc Control This week I’ll be on stage at Mobile Future Forward to talk about the “New Waves of Innovation” given the Connected Intelligence era we are... Bubba Murarka on the current state of control over software distribution.
"25.09.2015 02:17:17" www.inc.com The Single Must-Have CEO Skill There are many attributes of great leaders. Here's the one that is absolutely essential. Barry Schuler on why being a "great explainer" is a must-have for CEOs. http://www.inc.com/the-single-most-important-skill-a-ceo-must-have.html
"09.09.2015 23:59:28" medium.com Things are cooking @ Chef By Sam Fort Why is DFJ doubling down on Chef? @samofort explains that Chef is heating up DevOps.
"09.09.2015 20:26:30" techcrunch.com DevOps Automation Service Chef Raises $40M Series E Round Led By DFJ Growth The Seattle-based DevOps and IT automation service Chef today announced that it has raised a $40 million Series E round led by DFJ Growth, DFJ's... “Chef is at the center of a fundamental shift in IT as enterprises race to change how they build and deploy software to become high-velocity organizations. Chef has become the leading platform for enabling this transition, and we are thrilled to lead
"01.09.2015 19:28:11" fortune.com Shift raises $50 million to make selling your old car a less terrible... Facing rivals like Beepi and Vroom, Shift raises new funding in the race to make buying and selling used cars more efficiently. Shift raises $50 million
"25.08.2015 19:01:06" www.fastcompany.com How LittleBits Went From Educational Tool To High-End Retail The electronics maker has gone beyond the Maker movement with a new pop-up store that encourages play and experimentation. "Ever since I first started LittleBits, I've always been wanting to have a store," said Ayah Bdeirtold. "The products are so tactile, and the ability to understand what LittleBits is about, both from a product and from a mission perspective, is so im
"25.08.2015 01:05:12" "We ask the astronauts to throw our satellites out the window and they do." @PlanetLabs @wsm1 http://www.cbsnews.com/news/former-nasa-scientist-turning-space-into-a-business-planet-labs
"24.08.2015 23:45:16" New York Times predicts next start-up unicorns. List included DFJ-backed companies Avant, Coinbase, Planet Labs, and Rethink Robotics.
"04.08.2015 19:45:51" fortune.com Here’s why small satellites are so big right now Hoping to build on the success of a few early 'newspace' pioneers, investors are piling millions of dollars into small satellite companies Planet Labs - Small sats are big now
"31.07.2015 02:50:24" www.svmagazine.net Steve Jurvetson: The Smartest Guy in the Room SV. Magazine profile of Steve Jurvetson Steve Jurvetson featured in SV Magazine. "The lobby and DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson’s office are full of space stuff stuff. Jurvetson says he collects it because it’s very important to remember what happened: 'It’s from an incredible era, this galvan
"29.07.2015 23:50:22" CEO @jeffiel announces "@Twilio has closed a $130 million Series E round of funding" https://www.twilio.com/blog/2015/07/announcing-twilio-series-e-funding.html
"29.07.2015 01:22:14" www.theinformation.com Navigating a Startup’s Awkward Teenage Years The $23.2 billion market for sales software is ripe for consolidation. Five big players—Salesforce.com, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and IBM—dominate the... Navigating a startup’s awkward teenage years @sugarcrm https://www.theinformation.com/Navigating-a-Startups-Awkward-Teenage-Years
"28.07.2015 18:55:09" DFJ's Mark Bailey: "Cybersecurity @Cylance stands apart in its ability to deliver & protect." https://medium.com/@DFJvc/cylance-the-science-of-security-61c7ea5ce5db
"22.07.2015 18:03:32" qz.com Astronauts are reading bedtime stories and videotaping science... They're harnessing the imagination of kids to bridge the gap between STEM and reading. Life in space
"22.07.2015 18:02:44" www.rethinkrobotics.com a boy, a book and a future roboticist - Rethink Robotics Ever wonder how someone gets started in their chosen field? Hear how it all began for Rodney Brooks, founder of Rethink Robotics. Rethink Robotics founder Rodney Brooks on how he got started in robotics.
"16.07.2015 00:34:08" qz.com Nike’s newest sneaker is inspired by a teen with cerebral palsy who just... And the sneaker looks really cool. Nurturing a big idea with an important purpose @nike: http://qz.com/453101/nikes-new-sneaker-for-people-with-disabilities-is-inspired-by-a-teen-who-just-wanted-to-tie-his-own-shoes/
"15.07.2015 17:05:28" 3dprint.com Pluto Flyby: Formlabs Engineer 3D Prints Replica of NASA’s New Horizons... "Space: the final frontier." For now at least, and likely for decades, if not centuries to come, this phrase may be better stated as "Pluto, the...
"15.07.2015 04:26:44" www.bloomberg.com What NASA's New Horizons Mission Can Teach Us About Pluto Planet Labs CTO Chris Boshuizen and the American Museum of Natural History's Michael Shara explain what NASA's historic New Horizons mission will... http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2015-07-14/what-nasa-s-new-horizons-mission-can-teach-us-about-pluto
"14.07.2015 18:28:10" www.cnbc.com Box CEO: Crushing competition with collaboration Jim Cramer speaks with Aaron Levie, the CEO of Box Inc., on his methodology to crush the competition through collaboration. http://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/13/box-ceo-crushing-competition-with-collaboration.html
"14.07.2015 18:27:46" www.theatlantic.com The Pioneering Women of the Pluto Mission The New Horizons team may have more women staffers than any other NASA project in history. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/07/women-rule-pluto/398396/
"13.07.2015 19:58:45" www.ozy.com Karen Appleton, Queen of the Cloud The head of a philanthropic arm of a hot tech firm has found an unsexy but effective way to help nonprofits. Box's Karen Appleton
"09.07.2015 20:34:00" www.bloomberg.com Satellite Images Show Economies Growing and Shrinking in Real Time Inexpensive orbiting cameras and big-data software reveal hidden secrets of life down below Satellite images from Planet Labs show economies growing and shrinking in real time
"09.07.2015 20:30:58" Insight into DFJ and how DFJ invests from partner Josh Stein @dfjjosh on FounderLine. Watch: http://t.co/54ccfAri6B
"07.07.2015 22:50:07" medium.com DFJ Company Cribs: Formlabs — Creative Printsiples by Jade Tran DFJ Company Cribs goes inside Formlabs for a 3D look at the company's work space and culture. “We’ve changed tremendously but the people have always been great. They’re good at what they do here, and at so many other things." - Formlabs operations le
"01.07.2015 01:35:14" Missed it live? See it now @dfjstve on robots boosting the bottom line @rethinkrobtics bloomberg.com/news/videos/20… #ICYMI
"30.06.2015 04:20:55" Author Ashlee Vance discussing his book "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future" with Steve Jurvetson at DFJ.
"30.06.2015 01:35:10" See Steve Jurvetson @dfjsteve at Asteroid Day 6/30. Can't make it? His live talk will be webcast at 3pm. http://www.asteroidday.org/events-1/2015/6/30/san-francisco #asteroidday
"28.06.2015 04:22:31" drapertv.com How Ideas are Born - DraperTV Steve Jurvetson, Partner at Silicon Valley venture firm DFJ (Draper Fisher Jurvetson) introduces the potential power of Quantum Computing. June 24, 2014 Steve Jurvetson shares where ideas come from.
"25.06.2015 20:02:33" medium.com littleBits — Now anyone can build hardware By Barry Schuler, Managing Director littleBits today announced a $45M expansion round led by DFJ Growth. We at DFJ are proud to partner with the littleBits team to help them achieve their exciting potential. littleBits is a one-of-a-kind enterprise with a product that sits at the inter
"25.06.2015 18:50:15" www.businessinsider.com The Silicon Valley 100 2015: 1-100 See a scroll-down version of our list of the 100 coolest people in tech, plus inspirational quotes from some of the most well-known people. DFJ proudly backs some of "The coolest people in Silicon Valley" - Elizabeth Holmes from Theranos, Aaron Levie from Box, Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam from Coinbase, and Elon Musk from both Tesla and SpaceX.
"23.06.2015 18:40:58" www.ft.com Michael Gould, Anaplan: from cowshed to spreadsheet killer - FT.com In Silicon Valley, the garage is the first home of many a tech start-up in popular imagination. In northern England, it should be the barn. Where... How Anaplan got its start
"22.06.2015 17:43:05" techcrunch.com Enterprise Software’s Trillion-Dollar Opportunity Outside of the tech industry, an unmistakable trend is sweeping the business world. Companies in industries as far ranging as transportation,.. Box CEO Aaron Levie: "The age of analog is over, and this puts many businesses in the unavoidable position of having to redefine the very products they’ve built their companies around."
"18.06.2015 23:35:23" for.tn Meet the startup drawing maps for Foursquare, Pinterest and (soon) Mapquest Mapbox helps businesses combine business data with location context quickly, one motivation for its $52.55 million Series B round. Startup @Mapbox makes smarter maps for Foursquare, Pinterest, and (soon) Mapquest | http://for.tn/1JWEvZU
"17.06.2015 18:28:50" Mapbox raises $52.6M led by @DFJvc to build the "Map Layer" for all apps http://tcrn.ch/1J4l0hD
"16.06.2015 18:31:58" adweek.com Foursquare's Soho Digs Boast Comfort, Collaboration and Style
"12.06.2015 23:22:29" www.forbes.com Why Robots AND Humans Are the Answer to Manufacturing's Job Woes There are a lot of stories these days about the rise of robots and the coming Armageddon on jobs when robots replace everyone from sanitation... Rethink Robotics on changing the world of manufacturing.
"12.06.2015 00:34:22" www.inc.com It's Not a Tech Bubble, It's a Tech Bulge Valuations are sky high and a day of reckoning looms DFJ's Barry Schuler on the "Tech Bulge."
"11.06.2015 17:54:18" washingtonpost.com SpaceX founder files with government to provide Internet service from space Elon Musk’s idea is to use small, cheap satellites, solving the problem of costs that predecessors faced.
"09.06.2015 16:13:32" medium.com Talkdesk — The Hackathon Hero Rises DFJ is excited to announce that we recently led a $15M Series A financing for Talkdesk. If you haven’t yet heard of Talkdesk, you will soon; it is one of the fastest growing SaaS companies we’ve ever seen.
"08.06.2015 15:57:35" gizmodo.com A GoPro's Oddly Soothing Fall From Orbit Blasting out of Earth’s gravity well and into orbit seems like it’d be anything but a calming experience. The first few minutes of the descent back... Footage captured by a GoPro situated inside a fairing from a recent Space X Falcon 9 rocket launch.
"05.06.2015 18:36:35" Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes talks to Charlie Rose about the future of heath care, personalized medicine, and diagnostic testing. http://www.charlierose.com/watch/60570528
"05.06.2015 18:18:41" www.thewrap.com Box CEO Aaron Levie on Why Hollywood Needs to Get Smart About... File sharing company cofounder makes a case for cyberdiligence — not cyberdesertion — and better security “hygiene” Box CEO Aaron Levie on Hollywood's need for cybersecurity: "For agencies, studios, production companies and talent, security will have to become part of their culture and mindset. No longer can information security be treated as 'someone else’s probl
"04.06.2015 21:11:09" www.greencarreports.com Tesla Model S, Three Years Later: What Electric Car Taught Us Three years ago today, the very first production Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan was delivered to its buyer. That would be Silicon Valley... Lessons from Tesla's Model S
"04.06.2015 17:05:10" venturebeat.com Nantero raises $31.5M for ultra-fast carbon nanotube memory chips Nantero's NRAM chips are made from nanotubes that are 50 times stronger than steel and 1/50,000th the diameter of a human hair. http://venturebeat.com/2015/06/02/nantero-raises-31-5m-for-ultra-fast-carbon-nanotube-memory-chips/
"03.06.2015 18:10:13" medium.com Sumo Logic — Taming the Tsunami of Machine Data Sumo Logic has announced an $80 million equity financing led by DFJ Growt to help them bring machine data to life with powerful and predictive... Sumo Logic — Taming the Tsunami of Machine Data @rglein https://medium.com/@DFJvc/sumo-logic-taming-the-tsunami-of-machine-data-2f7103907068
"02.06.2015 19:08:12" vox.com Meet Margaret Hamilton, the badass '60s programmer who saved the moon landing The Apollo 11 lunar lander's computer almost faltered — but her great code saved it.
"02.06.2015 18:39:01" blogs.wsj.com Tech Gurus Say More Needs to be Done to Spread the Wealth New digital technologies are transforming the economy—and creating massive wealth—but are doing little to benefit a large share of American workers. That’s the tough message of an open letter from a group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and aca
"01.06.2015 21:07:48" www.cnbc.com Seller's housing market 'on fire': Redfin CEO New home sales and pending sales of existing homes are up. In other words, market is "really hot" right now, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman says. 'It's a strong seller's market' @Redfin @glennkelman
"29.05.2015 20:50:42" www.crowdfundinsider.com LendKey Announces $8M Venture Debt Line from Silicon Valley Bank & $125M... LendKey Announces $8M Venture Debt Line from Silicon Valley Bank & $125M Commitment from Credit Union Network Tweet May 28, 2015 @ 7:00 am By Erin... DFJ's Josh Stein: “Venture capital is about finding visionary entrepreneurs who are bringing disruptive technology to bear in large markets. Markets don’t get much larger than the multi-trillion dollar consumer credit market and Lendkey’s innovative
"28.05.2015 23:45:15" nbcnews.com Strong sellers market: Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman, Redfin COE, discusses the rising home sales market.
"27.05.2015 03:21:44" bloomberg.com SpaceX Gains Approval to Enter $70 Billion Military Market Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. “This is an important step toward bringing competition to national security space launch,” Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX said in a statement. “We thank the Air Force for its confidence in us and look forward
"25.05.2015 21:18:14" eweek.com 'Ambient' Computing, Disruptive Banking Startups Top VC Predictions Leading Silicon Valley venture capitalists make some provocative predictions as to what new technology will emerge in the next five years at the Churchill Club's annual Top 10 Tech Trends session. Recap of Churchill Club's Top 10 Tech Trends event with Steve Jurvetson.
"24.05.2015 04:27:58" forbes.com Five Top Venture Capitalists Name The Top 10 Tech Trends Of The Next 5 Years Five top venture capitalists each offered two predictions on the top tech trends to come in the next five years, providing a window into the industry's next big things. Steve Jurvetson on the Skynet Economy and the Rise of the Robocar at Churchill Club's Top 10 Tech Trends event.
"24.05.2015 04:16:34" youtube.com 5.21.15 17th Annual Top 10 Tech Trends Speakers: Bill Gurley, General Partner, Benchmark Steve Jurvetson, Partner, DFJ Jenny Lee, Managing Partner, GGV Capital Rebecca Lynn, Co-founder & General P... ICYMI - A special night of predictions from Churchill Club's Top 10 Tech Trends event.
"22.05.2015 21:19:01" blogs.wsj.com Robocars and Hyperloops: 10 Tech Predictions From VCs Five venture capitalists vied Thursday night in front of an audience of about 500 people to predict the future, in an annual event that shows Silicon Valley at its silliest and most prescient. Steve won wizard hat as the 2013 Tech Trends evemt - now he's got a cape to go with it! Next year, a wand?
"22.05.2015 19:55:18" DFJ's Steve Jurvetson is Trend Wizard of 2015 with Robocars prediction @DFJvc #ChurchillClub http://t.co/HLCmHAFFT6...
"22.05.2015 19:55:18" DFJ's Steve Jurvetson is Trend Wizard of 2015 with Robocars prediction @DFJvc #ChurchillClub http://t.co/HLCmHAFFT6...
"22.05.2015 19:05:13" Steve Jurvetson is Trend Wizard of 2015 with Robocar prediction: "They're already safer than my parents and I'd trust my kids in them." #ChurchillClub
"21.05.2015 01:55:07" DFJ's cover photo
"20.05.2015 18:35:33" medium.com DFJ Company Cribs: Planet Labs — Visionaries on a Mission by Jade Tran DFJ Company Cribs: Planet Labs
"19.05.2015 23:43:08" pando.com Unicorn sugar crash It's always interesting to know when a company gets a $1 billion valuation. But, as Pando has written time and time again, a valuation is not the most important term on a term sheet. It is not the ... Yes, terms matter ...
"14.05.2015 22:06:23" medium.com Stanford DFJ Fellows Head to the Real World by Heidi Roizen Our first cohort of DFJ Leadership Fellows is about to leave the Stanford nest and venture out to the real world. We couldn’t be more excited for them — and couldn’t be happier to have had this opportunity to work together.
"14.05.2015 03:00:30" www.wsj.com Facebook Pushes Speedier News Publishing Facebook unveiled an initiative in which nine media organizations will publish content directly on Facebook’s iPhone app, rather than just links. “Speed matters and doubly so in an impatient world where our attention is fragmented,” DFJ's Bubba Murarka, Wall Street Journal
"09.05.2015 00:31:15" heidiroizen.tumblr.com How to Build a Unicorn From Scratch – and Walk Away with Nothing. This is a grim fairy tale about a mythical company and its mythical founder. While I concocted this story, I did so by drawing upon my sixteen years of experience as a venture capitalist, plus the fourteen years I spent before that as an entrepreneur DFJ's Heidi Roizen shares her observations with entrepreneurs...
"As I’ve seen over many years and many deals, in all but the most glorious outcomes, terms will matter way more than valuations, and way more than whatever your cap table says."
"06.05.2015 21:56:38" venturebeat.com Nervana open-sources its deep-learning software, says it outperforms Facebook, Nvidia tools This new open-source technology should catch the attention of big companies interested in deep learning, like Google and Microsoft. Setting deep learning on fire - Nervana software outperforms Facebook's Torch 7
"06.05.2015 19:36:39" youtube.com Pepperdine University | Elizabeth Holmes - Seaver College Commencement Speech 2015 Pepperdine University welcomed Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, and the world's youngest self-made female billionaire, to deliver the commencem... "You have to set yourself on fire." Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos bit.ly/1F21Ac6 #ThinkBig
"06.05.2015 05:15:02" seedcamp.com Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 25: Heidi Roizen of DFJ In the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their stories and gleam key advice and learnings from their experiences. "We look at big ideas. We look for people who want to disrupt something big." - Heidi Roizen
"04.05.2015 19:45:55" medium.com NASDAQ’s Record Primed for Next Big Idea Companies On Thursday, April 23, the NASDAQ Composite Index closed at its highest peak (5049.34) since March 10, 2000. Given that … NASDAQ: Ready for the next big idea companies.
"04.05.2015 19:44:45" medium.com Want to Sell to the Enterprise? It’s 3x More Complicated Than You Think by Bryan Hale Selling to the Enterprise: It's complicated.
"02.05.2015 22:56:35" freshdialogues.com Tesla’s Grand Battery Plan: Insider Steve Jurvetson Explains | Fresh Dialogues Tesla’s Grand Battery Plan: Insider Steve Jurvetson Explains Apr 24, 2015 | Clean Tech, Electric Vehicles, Smart Grid, Solar Energy This week I sat down with Tesla board member Steve Jurvetson to discuss his unique view of the innovation that’s going Listen to Steve Jurvetson's insights on Silicon Valley innovation in a recent Commonwealth Club interview.
"02.05.2015 22:40:42" huffingtonpost.com What's Musk's "Missing Piece"? Tesla Insider Shares Insights By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues This evening, Elon Musk announces details of Tesla's new products: not cars, but battery storage for the home and for the business/utility. As Musk teases, "For the future to be good, we need elec... DFJ's Steve Jurvetson discusses Tesla with Alison van Diggelen.
"23.04.2015 22:12:45" medium.com DFJ Company Cribs: Twilio (please don’t feed the Twilions) by Jade Tran First in our blog series: DFJ Company Cribs
"22.04.2015 23:24:56" medium.com Part 2 of 2: Should you build for the Apple Watch platform? by Bubba Murarka Should you build for the Apple Watch? Bubba Murarka says, Yes!
"22.04.2015 21:25:30" cnn.com Great photos of Earth from world's smallest satellites - CNN.com The largest constellation of Earth imaging satellites currently orbiting the planet is much smaller than you might think. Planet Labs celebrates Earth day with amazing satellite photos.
"22.04.2015 21:19:32" bloomberg.com SolarCity to Expand in Commercial Rooftops With $1 Billion Fund Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. SolarCity plans to use $1 billion in funding led by Credit Suisse Group AG to strengthen its lead in commercial rooftops.
"18.04.2015 01:59:01" bloomberg.com Apollo Does $1B Student Loan Deal Despite Ackman Remarks LendKey CEO Vince Passione discusses the market for online student loans with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on
"15.04.2015 23:30:01" forbes.com How To Impress A Venture Capitalist: 12 Prominent VCs Share What Gets Their Attention Entrepreneurs seeking funding are often unsure of what they must do to get a venture capitalist's attention. So we asked 12 of them exactly what they hope to see when an entrepreneur walks through their door. DFJ's Josh Stein shares tips on how to impress a VC.
"15.04.2015 23:15:17" forbes.com The Investors Behind The Next Billion Dollar Startups While the aim of this latest Forbes list is to honor the founders of the next billion dollar tech startups and their teams, credit is also due to the investors backing them. Of the five firms listed below, nearly all have been venture capital stalwar
"15.04.2015 19:48:42" bloomberg.com Apollo Division to Invest $1 Billion in Online Student Loans Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
"15.04.2015 19:42:25" fortune.com Database upstart gets some HP sales muscle - Fortune The five-year-old database company, backed by close to $190 million, now counts 500-plus big customers including eBay, Netflix, and Target. DataStax partners with HP Moonshot .
"15.04.2015 19:40:55" zdnet.com Box acquiring online 3D content editor Verold | ZDNet Verold's online 3D ambitions garnered attention from tech titans from e-commerce to software, inking deals with the likes of Amazon, Pearson Education and Autodesk, among others. Box acquires 3D content editor Verold.
"15.04.2015 17:02:07" forbes.com The Investors Behind The Next Billion Dollar Startups While the aim of this latest Forbes list is to honor the founders of the next billion dollar tech startups and their teams, credit is also due to the investors backing them. Of the five firms listed below, nearly all have been venture capital stalwar Kudos to our innovative companies!
"14.04.2015 21:28:06" medium.com Part 1: Resin.io Fulfills the Promise of Programmable IoT By Andreas Stavropoulos Resin.io launches and makes programming easier for embedded systems.
"14.04.2015 18:29:25" 3dprint.com Animator Creates a 3D Printed Film Using 2,500 3D Printed Pieces Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud has worked in the visual effects industry as a digital artist and animator for the last seven years, and during that time he's experim Filmmaker and digital FX artist Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud used a Formlabs Form1 printer to animate his latest work, Chase Me.
"13.04.2015 20:38:05" news.sciencemag.org Feature: How tiny satellites spawned in Silicon Valley will monitor a changing Earth An upstart startup says its "Doves"—camera-equipped satellites the size of shoeboxes—can make up-to-date data about our planet available to everyone
"13.04.2015 20:35:54" SpaceX launch scrubbed today for weather, next opportunity tomorrow 4/14 at 4:10pm EDT.
"13.04.2015 19:52:38" inc.com Take it from an insider: the HBO show about startup culture is really funny - but not as funny... Take it from a Silicon Valley VC: The HBO show about startup culture is really funny - but not as funny as the real thing DFJ's Barry Schuler on the "real-geeks of Silicon Valley."
"13.04.2015 19:08:15" startupsupport2.splashthat.com Startup Support AMA - Splash Learning from failure Embracing the ride Finding your support circle Work less to work better while under extreme stress Join DFJ's Bubba Murarka tonight for Startup Support AMA.
"13.04.2015 19:03:13" blog.solarcity.com SolarCity and Nest team up to help you save more on your energy bill This morning we announced we’re collaborating with Nest to develop ways for solar customers to maximize their energy savings. As we work together on future integration, we’re celebrating the partnership in the here and now. Starting this summer we’re SolarCity is working with Nest to make your house "energy smarter."
"13.04.2015 19:01:55" crainsnewyork.com Vornado's upgrade of Penn Station area begins with new tech tenant Yodle will be moving into a 114,000-square-foot office space at Vornado's 330 W. 34th St. next week. Yodel's cool new office space features at 30x60 foot skylight!
"13.04.2015 18:27:54" livestream.com SpaceX CRS-6 Launch by SpaceX Watch SpaceX's SpaceX CRS-6 Launch on Livestream.com. After six successful missions to the International Space Station, including five official resupply missions for NASA, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft are set to liftoff from Launch SpaceX launching CRS-6 today - reusable rocket that could change the space industry. Watch it live at 1:15pm PST.
"11.04.2015 22:08:04" wsj.com Prosper Marketplace Completes Funding Round Prosper Marketplace Inc. has completed a funding round that values the online lending service at $1.9 billion. The fundraising was led by Credit Suisse Group AG’s Next Investors.
"07.04.2015 20:05:28" medium.com Focus on Consumers, Not Their Disease by Emily Melton Announcing our investment in Livongo, a platform to help people stay healthy and manage chronic disease.
"01.04.2015 18:00:54" driveshift.com Shift Shift is a San Francisco tech startup that brings trust, simplicity, and convenience to the used car market. Shift is having some fun today. Check out the vehicles for sale
"01.04.2015 02:15:08" new.livestream.com You Say You Want a Revolution? - from TechonomyBio 2015 TechonomyBio 2015 by Techonomy on Livestream - Livestream.com Steve Jurvetson talking tech bio revolutions at TechonomyBio 2015.
"26.03.2015 19:56:01" cnbc.com The 6 keys for your killer venture-capital pitch Few people know what venture capitalists are thinking during pitch sessions, but these 6 tactics help get start-ups to billion-dollar status. Emily Melton provides VC perspective to entrepreneurs looking for funding.
"25.03.2015 18:57:50" new.livestream.com Techonomy Bio 2015 by Techonomy Watch Techonomy's Techonomy Bio 2015 on Livestream.com. Check out the live stream of Techonomy Bio, discussions around advances in bio and life sciences. #techonomybio
"25.03.2015 17:16:21" forbes.com The Midas List features technology’s best investors, whose savvy investments have a made a total... The Midas List of technology's best investors is headed again this year by Accel Partners' Jim Breyer, who scored with Facebook's IPO, followed by former entrepreneurs Marc Andreessen and Peter Thiel. They head our definitive roster of the top perfor Congratulations to Josh Stein and Randy Glein on being named to Forbes 2015 Midas List
"24.03.2015 17:45:16" huffingtonpost.com 5 Lessons For Successful Entrepreneurs: A VC Perspective By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues Heidi Roizen has been on both sides of the entrepreneur funding divide, so her advice for aspiring entrepreneurs is particularly potent. She's an operating partner at venture capitalists DFJ, a lectu... Heidi Roizen's inside advice for entrepreneurs.
"20.03.2015 17:02:51" news.investors.com Venture Capitalist Steve Jurvetson Eyes Space Boom Steve Jurvetson, an early investor in SpaceX and other space industry startups, explains his passion for investing in a Q&A with IBD. Steve Jurvetson talks SpaceX and Elon Musk iwth IBD.
"19.03.2015 19:43:19" medium.com Remitly: On a mission to improve mobile money transfers DFJ invests in company that changes the way people transfer money around the world. by Bill Bryant DFJ invests in Remitly, changing the way people transfer money around the world.
"19.03.2015 19:41:01" time.com Meet Sawyer, an Unbelievably Cool New Robot With a Face Its maker wants to revolutionize manufacturing Rethink Robotics continues to disrupt the assembly line.
"18.03.2015 18:53:40" medium.com Twin Prime Twin Prime launch by Bubba Murarka Twin Prime launched today. Bubba Murarka gives an inside look.
"17.03.2015 23:00:20" cnn.com Great photos from the world's smallest satellites - CNN.com The largest constellation of Earth imaging satellites currently orbiting the planet is much smaller than you might think. When Doves fly - amazing photos from Planet Lab's Doves, the world's smallest satellites.
"13.03.2015 18:30:58" time.com Happy Pi Day! Here Are Some of the Wackiest Celebrations Why this year's Pi Day is a once-in-a-century affair This Pi Day won't come again for anther hundred years - here's why
"11.03.2015 21:55:12" inc.com How to Sell Innovation to Big Companies Selling to enterprise companies can be a long process, but there's a big payoff. "What I like about enterprise is that the customers have plenty of financial resources," says Josh Stein, a partner at DFJ, which has invested in Box, Yammer, and Twilio. "If you can solve a problem for them, they'll happily pay you for that. While c
"10.03.2015 21:17:04" geekwire.com Who's making apps for the Apple Watch: Redfin, Expedia and many more - GeekWire Apple is promising "all-new ways to do all kind of things" when its Apple Watch starts shipping later this month. During a news event this morning, the iPh Redfin making real estate app for Apple Watch.
"10.03.2015 17:48:24" medium.com SimpliVity Continues Hypergrowth Company accounces Series D, by Mark W Bailey SimpliVity raises $175M in Series D Funding; Eclipes $1B Valuation
"09.03.2015 22:12:18" gigaom.com See Tesla’s massive battery factory under construction Tesla is moving incredibly fast getting its massive battery factory built, and plans to have batteries made there as early as 2016 for its Model S and Model X cars. Showing off how much has already been built at the site, Tesla investor Steve Jurvets DFJ's Steve Jurvetson at Tesla's gigafactory construction site.
"09.03.2015 17:29:51" businesswire.com SugarCRM Acquires Stitch | Business Wire SugarCRM Inc., the company that enables businesses to create extraordinary customer relationships with the most innovative and affordable CRM sol SugarCRM enhances mobile, acquires Stitch.
"09.03.2015 17:27:04" washingtonpost.com A new space race emerges as NASA prepares to award contract to ferry supplies to space station With increased dependence on contractors, NASA has fueled a more robust commercial space industry. Another indication of commercial spaceflight’s recent renaissance SpaceX
"06.03.2015 23:20:17" medium.com Part 1 of 2: Should you build for the Apple Watch platform? Betting on the Apple Watch platform, by Bubba Murarka Should you build for the Apple Watch platform? DFJ's Bubba Murarka does the analysis.
"24.02.2015 19:08:00" dare2bdigitalconference.com 10 Reasons You’ll Say “I Am the Digital Future!” | Dare 2B Digital 10 Reasons You’ll Say “I Am the Digital Future!” By D2BD Editor on February 19, 2015 in Conference, Innovation, News Ready to have the most fun ever on a Saturday? Us too! Here are 10 stellar reasons not to miss this adrenaline-pumping, music-filled Girl power! Join keynote @dfjsteve for Dare 2B Digital, Feb 28, inspiring girls to be part of the digital future.
"24.02.2015 00:05:37" geekwire.com Chef and Microsoft team up to enhance Azure’s automation - GeekWire Microsoft and Chef announced a partnership today focused on helping businesses automate their cloud workloads and move them into the Azure cloud. The partn “Our collaboration with Microsoft is all about bringing high-velocity IT to enterprises” – Chef CEO Barry Crist
"20.02.2015 19:11:08" medium.com When Building a Company, MacGyver Is Your Best Friend “If I had some duct tape, I could fix that.” "If I had some duct tape, i could fix that..." DFJ Entrepreneur-in-Residence Bryan Hale on product market fit
"20.02.2015 01:49:18" classic.dfj.com DFJ DFJ announced two significant investments on January 20. DFJ Growth led the largest funding round to date for a Bitcoin company with a new investment in Coinbase. DFJ Venture continued its support in Planet Labs with a follow-on investment in the Ser ICYMI: We've been busy...here's on overview of what we've been up to!
"19.02.2015 21:05:32" medium.com Z2 acquired by King A hearty DFJ congratulations to the entire Z2 team! By Bill Bryant DFJ partner Bill Bryant on King's recent acquisition of Z2. Congratulations to all!
"17.02.2015 22:53:17" us2.campaign-archive2.com WEDNESDAY: John Collison, Stripe at DFJ ETL Join us as John Collison discusses his experience of founding the online and mobile payment system with his brother, and having a vision while testing a minimum viable product. Collison grew up in Ireland, started building websites when he was 14, an Looking forward to tomorrow's DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series talk with Stripe co-founder, John Collison, presented with Stanford Technology Ventures Program
WEDNESDAY, Feb 18th, 4:30pm | NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center, St
"14.02.2015 22:25:19" Timeline Photos Here's to a SWEET year of thinking BIG!
"14.02.2015 22:25:19" Here's to a SWEET year of thinking BIG!
"12.02.2015 23:28:32" www.geekwire.com Candy Crush maker King buys Seattle mobile gaming company Z2 for up to $150 million - GeekWire Battle Nations meet Candy Crush. Z2, the Seattle mobile gaming company known for titles such as Battle Nations and Metalstorm, is being acquired for up to Congratulations to CEO Lou Fasulo, and the entire Z2 team, on spearheading King's first US studio!
"10.02.2015 18:00:40" www.space.com WATCH LIVE @ 1:45 pm ET: SpaceX Dragon Capsule to Leave Space Station SpaceX's robotic Dragon capsule is expected to leave the International Space Station at 2:10 p.m. EST (1910 GMT). You can watch the departure live starting at 1:45 p.m. EST (1845 GMT). It's always busy at the International Space Station! Watch the SpaceX Dragon capsule depart the ISS at about 11am PT today!
"05.02.2015 18:55:43" www.bloomberg.com Galactic Gold Rush: Private Spending on Space Is Headed for a New Record Investments from the likes of SpaceX and Virgin Galactic are set to top $10 billion "Every time we take a picture, we can see how the world is changing.” - Planet Labs Co-founder / CEO, Will Marshall.
"03.02.2015 23:09:34" fortune.com DataStax’s first acquisition spotlights graph database software The upstart, backed with close to $200 million, sees the technology as critical for e-commerce recommendations, health care analytics, and fraud detection.
"02.02.2015 22:49:15" www.newsweek.com Space, the Final Startup Recent advances are about to put entrepreneurs into orbit. Space, the Final Startup: "Launching a satellite is going to get 10,000 times cheaper than it is today."
"02.02.2015 19:14:17" We welcomed the inaugural cohort of the DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship, in addition to ELF mentors, DFJ partners, and the Stanford Technology Ventures Program team. A very special thanks to STVP for allowing us the opportunity to work with s DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship reception We welcomed the inaugural cohort of the DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship, in addition to ELF mentors, DFJ partners, and the Stanford Technology Ventures Program team. A very special thanks to STVP for allowing us the opportunity to work with s
"31.01.2015 00:59:58" medium.com Innovating Currency In financial services, there is plenty of room for more innovation and that’s the impetus behind Bitcoin. By Barry Schul… "...paper currency evolved from spices and shells, so did the modern credit cards. Yet in our world of innovation and disruption, that can’t be the end of the story."
"30.01.2015 05:10:39" Mobile Uploads We welcomed the inaugural DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellows and mentors to our offices this evening, with the Stanford Technology Ventures Program team. What a great group! (photo: Steve Jurvetson)
"30.01.2015 05:10:39" We welcomed the inaugural DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellows and mentors to our offices this evening, with the Stanford Technology Ventures Program team. What a great group! (photo: Steve Jurvetson)
"29.01.2015 20:00:00" We welcomed the inaugural cohort of the DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship, in addition to ELF mentors, DFJ partners, and the @[79284549129:274:Stanford Technology Ventures Program] team. A very special thanks to STVP for allowing us the opportunity DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship reception DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship welcome reception
"29.01.2015 20:00:00" We welcomed the inaugural cohort of the DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship, in addition to ELF mentors, DFJ partners, and the @[79284549129:274:Stanford Technology Ventures Program] team. A very special thanks to STVP for allowing us the opportu DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship reception DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship welcome reception
"27.01.2015 20:43:54" medium.com Bryan Hale — Rejoins DFJ as Executive-in-Residence I’d like to extend a warm welcome back to Bryan Hale, who is returning to DFJ as our new Executive-in-Residence. By Bill… A warm welcome back to DFJ, Bryan Hale!
"27.01.2015 17:42:05" medium.com Congratulations, Box! DFJ would like to congratulate Aaron Levie, Dylan Smith, Dan Levin, Jeff Queisser, Sam Ghods and the entire team at Box.… DFJ is so proud to be one of Box's earliest supporters. We are really excited to see what this incredible team will continue to accomplish in the future!
"23.01.2015 17:08:58" DFJ's cover photo
"22.01.2015 21:15:00" soundcloud.com Shah Selbe - Find Your Niche, Help the World National Geographic Explorer Shah Selbe describes how much Earth needs technologists with an entrepreneurial spirit to address global challenges and conserve the planet's resources. A spacecraft propu We're continually inspired by the DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series talks, presented with Stanford Technology Ventures Program. This week's visit from National Geographic explorer Shah Selbe, is no exception! #FindYourNiche #StanfordETL
"20.01.2015 23:40:29" medium.com DFJ Backing extraordinary entrepreneurs who think big. We’re excited to announce some great changes on the DFJ team – Welcome to Jade Tran (Community Manager) and Carol Wentworth (Marketing Partner)! Congratulations to Katie Hughes, our Talent Partner! More about these Big Thinkers:
"20.01.2015 19:09:00" techcrunch.com Planet Labs Nabs $95 Million And A New COO To Cover The Earth With Flocks Of Tiny Satellites In less than five years since being founded, satellite startup Planet Labs has created a whole new way to do satellite imagery. Now that it’s proven out its.. Congratulations to DFJ portfolio company Planet Labs on their most recent round of funding, and a very warm welcome to new COO Tom Barton!
"20.01.2015 17:31:25" recode.net Bitcoin Startup Coinbase Raises $75 Million From DFJ, the NYSE and Two Banks The announcement comes as the bitcoin ecosystem faces turbulence amid a year-long slide in the value of the digital currency. Congratulations to Coinbase on raising its $75M Series C, led by DFJ Growth. We at DFJ are excited to work with you during this next chapter of evolution of the #bitcoin ecosystem!
"16.01.2015 20:47:47" gigaom.com Baidu built a supercomputer for deep learning Chinese search engine company Baidu says it has built the world’s most-accurate computer vision system, dubbed Deep Image, which runs on a supercomputer optimized for deep learning algorithms. Baidu claims a 5.98 percent error rate on the ImageNet ob Baidu is delving deep into machine learning.
"10.01.2015 03:07:31" blogs.wsj.com Rethink Robotics Raises $26.6M to Go Global With Its Robots The company sells its robot “Baxter” to customers for use in manufacturing and university and corporate research. Congrats to Rethink Robotics
"06.01.2015 17:31:59" www.reddit.com I am Elon Musk, CEO/CTO of a rocket company, AMA! • /r/IAmA Zip2, PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla and SolarCity. Started off doing software engineering and now do aerospace & automotive. Falcon 9 launch webcast... Everything you wanted to know about Elon Musk and SpaceX (and asked on reddit)...
"05.01.2015 23:59:58" www.forbes.com 30 Under 30 - Forbes See today's brightest stars who are moving minds, markets and a new generation into the future. The Forbes 30 Under 30 list is out! Congrats to Mode Media's own Bianca Posterli (Media) and all of the honorees, making big changes in 2015!
"01.01.2015 15:15:00" Happy new year, everyone! Here's to thinking BIG in 2015!
"31.12.2014 20:24:00" Resolutions? Goals? How do you plan to crush it in 2015?
"30.12.2014 14:28:45" As we end the year, we want to say a big thank you to the DFJ community for helping to make 2014 BIG! Here's to a disruptive 2015!
"24.12.2014 18:12:55" video.cnbc.com 'The Interview' hits theaters & VOD Discussing Sony's VOD strategy for "The Interview" and the long-term impact to Sony's reputation, with Bubba Murarka, Draper Fisher Jurvetson partner. Will you be watching #TheInterview online tomorrow? DFJ Partner Bubba Murarka weighs in (via CNBC)
"23.12.2014 19:42:52" venturebeat.com 5 deep learning startups to follow in 2015 Deep learning talent is still in limited quantity, so don't be surprised if some of these startups get swept up before the end of next year. Why not start following Nervana Systems right now? They're one of VentureBeat's Five #deeplearning Startups to Watch in 2015!
"21.12.2014 04:18:35" 3dprint.com ‘Doctor Who’ Fan 3D Prints & Finishes Unbelievable Peter Capaldi Bust on Form 1+ 3D Printer Doctor Who is a British television series that originated back in the early 1960s. Running for 26 seasons, from 1963 to 1989, the show started up again in 2 If you're catching up on Doctor Who over the holidays, this amazing 3D printed Peter Capaldi can keep you company! (printed with the Formlabs Form 1+) #DoctorWho (via 3DPrint.com)
"17.12.2014 21:18:31" The race to space Draper Fisher Jurvetson Partner Steve Jurvetson explains why the company is an enthusiastic supporter of SpaceX and his outlook for robotics. “They not only change the world and help us explore other planets, they’re actually great businesses."
- DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson in conversation w/ Deirdre Bolton on Fox Business Channel's Risk & Reward, about SpaceX, Planet Labs, and the busin
"16.12.2014 18:01:37" Space Collection Private Viewing DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson hosted a viewing of his space artifact collection. Hosted in conjunction with the Sentinel Mission, and astronauts Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart. DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson hosted a viewing of his space artifact collection. Hosted in conjunction with the Sentinel Mission, and astronauts Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart.
"16.12.2014 18:00:08" DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson hosted a viewing of his space artifact collection. Hosted in conjunction with the Sentinel Mission, and astronauts Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart. Space Collection Private Viewing DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson hosted a viewing of his space artifact collection. Hosted in conjunction with the Sentinel Mission, and astronauts Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart.
"15.12.2014 23:03:37" blogs.nasa.gov Crew Preps For Dragon Capture and Next Year’s U.S. Spacewalks | Space Station Crew Preps For Dragon Capture and Next Year’s U.S. Spacewalks Posted on December 15, 2014 at 12:01 pm by Mark. Leave a reply Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti discusses her mission with the Royal Institution of Great Britain. Credit: NASA TV T How do you capture a (SpaceX) Dragon?
The International Space Station preps for this Sunday, and looks ahead to 2015's spacewalks (via NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
"15.12.2014 20:00:00" DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson hosted a viewing of his space artifact collection. Hosted in conjunction with the Sentinel Mission, and astronauts Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart. Space Collection Private Viewing DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson hosted a viewing of his space artifact collection. Hosted in conjunction with the Sentinel Mission, and astronauts Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart.
"15.12.2014 20:00:00" DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson hosted a viewing of his space artifact collection. Hosted in conjunction with the Sentinel Mission, and astronauts Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart. Space Collection Private Viewing DFJ partner Steve Jurvetson hosted a viewing of his space artifact collection. Hosted in conjunction with the Sentinel Mission, and astronauts Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart.
"12.12.2014 21:51:51" employers.glassdoor.com Zerve Explains What it Takes to Become a Best Places to Work Here at Zerve, we are honored and thrilled to be recognized as one of the best places to work in the U.S. among SMBs! "Value your team above all else" and other words of wisdom. Zerve's Scott Newman on building the kind of culture that gets you named to Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list:
"10.12.2014 22:21:17" fortune.com How companies can avoid the pains of digital disruption Enterprises once protected by significant investments and regulations now run the risk of going the way of encyclopedias and record stores if they don’t embrace digital transformation, says Aaron Levie, CEO of Box. ICYMI: Digital disruption can be painful...but it doesn't have to be. Box CEO Aaron Levie on what the next decade will look like for enterprise (via Fortune Magazine)
"09.12.2014 17:58:00" bubba.vc The three skills of a great PM TL;DR since this got long: good and great PMs differentiate themselves by focusing on improving the rate of various aspects in product development. Good PMs have the first two skills below while Gr... DFJ's Bubba Murarka on how to be a good PM...and more importantly, how to be a GREAT PM
"05.12.2014 20:43:01" blog.chartbeat.com The State of Dark Social in 2014 « Chartbeat Blog Chartbeat Blog Here at Chartbeat, we have a long history of trying to shed light on the sources of your traffic. Since 2012, we’ve helped illuminate the phenomenon known as dark social—where traffic is likely to come from social sources, yet lacks explicit referrer This moment in web traffic: Chartbeat shines a light into the murky waters of dark social:
"04.12.2014 21:58:32" blog.box.com Meet the Winners of the 2014 Box Engineering Diversity Scholarship At Box, we believe that the best teams are made up of people who come from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. As part of our commitment to increasing the opportunities available to students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in techno Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Box Engineering Diversity Scholarship!
"03.12.2014 23:52:36" america.aljazeera.com Space startups aim to get rich on emerging commercial space industry | Al Jazeera America Startups believe the first trillionaire will come from a space startup – but it’s not without risk Planet Labs' Will Marshall discusses the commercial space industry on Al Jazeera America. Scroll down for video (bonus: Marshall's market size predictions at 2:55)
"03.12.2014 18:52:30" fortune.com Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit 2014 Fortune’s Most Powerful Women: Next Generation conference will be held December 2-3 in San Francisco, California. TODAY at 2:40pm PT: a live stream of Fortune's Pattie Sellers, in conversation with Theranos Founder and CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, at the #FortuneMPW Next Gen Summit.
"01.12.2014 16:40:59" DFJ Partner Bubba Murarka discussing mobile growth's impact on holiday shopping on CNBC ICYMI (and just in time for Cyber Monday): DFJ Partner Bubba Murarka discusses the impact of mobile on holiday shopping. via CNBC
"28.11.2014 17:59:33" video.cnbc.com 'Tis the season for mobile shopping "Mobile is re-imagining everything," says Bubba Murarka, Draper Fisher Jurvetson partner, discussing the shift in digital shopping trends. "The always-on, personal nature of the devices is leading to massive amounts of usage," DFJ partner Bubba Murarka talks mobile on CNBC #BlackFriday
"26.11.2014 20:01:55" itunes.apple.com Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Preview and download the podcast Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews. Heading out of town for Thanksgiving? Download the #StanfordETL podcasts for your trip!
"25.11.2014 19:01:05" skift.com New York Becomes Fertile Hub for Tour Entrepreneurship – Skift As the peer-to-peer sector of the travel industry continues to grow, the tours and activities arm has struggled to take off in same manner as lodging and g Zerve founder Scott Newman talks tour entrepreneurship and success in The Big Apple (via Skift)
"24.11.2014 21:54:09" blog.zillabyte.com Mapping Tech (with) Bubbles - Zillablog A time lapse of venture funding rounds (by date announced) for a sample of 1000 companies in SF: …I wonder why rent in SOMA is so expensive. Mapping Lots of Bubbles I have very few opinions about whether tech companies have been chronically overvalue An exercise in mapping San Francisco's (and other major cities') recent tech funding, using Zillabyte.
"22.11.2014 21:47:59" blogs.wsj.com Would Air Travel Be Safer Without Pilots? Steve Jurvetson Thinks So The venture capital investor, who has backed companies like Tesla Motors and SpaceX, says removing pilots from commercial flights would decrease the chances of terrorism and human error. Steve Jurvetson talks about driverless cars, pilotless planes, and going for Mars.
"20.11.2014 17:02:12" www.verizonwireless.com Where in the World is Innovation in Sustainability? Verizon announces 2014 finalists in Powerful Answers Award’s Sustainability category. Congratulations to D.light Design on becoming finalists for Verizon's Powerful Answers Award! The winner will be announced in January and will receive $1M. Currently serving over 62 countries with solar energy solutions, d.light aims to empower at
"20.11.2014 02:21:35" heidiroizen.tumblr.com Is the Liquidity Event the Big Reward of Building a Company? Guest Post by Neal East, CEO of Xtime I’ve had the pleasure of working with Neal for the last few years as a board member of Xtime. Yesterday, Xtime was acquired by Cox Automotive for $325 million. The Xtime story is a long and interesting one — not your ‘typical’ Silicon Valley overni The amazing turnaround story of Xtime and its acquisition by Cox Automotive this week, as told from the pen of Xtime CEO Neal East.
"18.11.2014 18:32:03" www.planet.com Welcome to your planet - Planet Labs Planet Labs operates the world's largest fleet of Earth imaging satellites to frequently image the entire planet and provide open access to that information. Check out Planet Labs CEO Will Marshall's TED Talk. The company is also debuting its user tester program, Planet Explorers! This program will provide users with early access to our API to build tools and applications using our data. Come explore! htt
"18.11.2014 15:53:27" www.teslamotors.com Factory Upgrade | Blog | Tesla Motors Tesla recently paused production to increase capacity at its Fremont factory.
"18.11.2014 14:42:08" blogs.wsj.com Shift Technologies Raises $23.8 Million to Build Used Car Marketplace Founded less than a year ago, Shift co-founders see the same market opportunity that prompted Sherpa Ventures and other Beepi investors to plow $60 million into that startup last month. News: DFJ leads Series A investment in Shift, a enormous market that allows users to buy or sell used cars. DFJ Partner Emily Melton joins Board of Directors.
"14.11.2014 22:57:36" www.bizjournals.com $325M Xtime sale to Cox looks like a score for Jurvetson, others on Sand Hill Road - Silicon... Xtime wasn't an overnight success for its venture investors, launching in the dot-com days and pivoting around 2004, but its $325 million sale this week looks like it is about 10 times their investment. Congratulations to CEO Neal East and the Xtime team this week on the company's sale to Cox Automotive!
"13.11.2014 19:09:21" www.deloitte.com www.deloitte.com Congratulations to Deloitte #Fast500 honorees backed by DFJ: Twilio, Box, Tesla, SolarCity, Intematix, Prosper, SilverSpring Networks, Pubmatic, Yodle, Redfin, Athenahealth, BinOptics, Xtime, Location Labs, Nanostring and Ciena!
"13.11.2014 16:57:46" Official Box Austin Opening Party Thanks to everyone who attended our official opening party! Box takes on Texas!
"11.11.2014 22:46:13" www.autonews.com Cox Automotive to buy Xtime for $325M, enters service software business Cox Automotive has agreed to pay $325 million in cash to buy Xtime, a leading provider of service scheduling and workflow software to dealerships, the companies announced today. The deal is expected to be completed in the next few days, said Keith Je Congratulations to DFJ-backed Xtime, acquired today by Cox Automotive!
"11.11.2014 19:09:18" Today, we’re celebrating the nearly 500 veterans we call part of the SpaceX family. Happy Veterans Day. Timeline Photos
"10.11.2014 13:40:21" www.usatoday.com Online site Zerve wants to add verve to leisure time New online service Zerve aims to be your event planner for spur-of-the-moment date nights and upcoming touristy events for visiting friends and relatives. DFJ-backed Zerve launches new consumer site, making thousands of activities accessible to millions of consumers, via USA TODAY.
"07.11.2014 17:39:12" "Life is Too Short for Bad Software" - the full video and highlight clips from the DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders talk by New Relic Founder and "coding CEO" Lew Cirne are now on eCorner: http://stanford.io/1Ej8yoK Timeline Photos
"05.11.2014 18:20:21" us2.campaign-archive2.com WEDNESDAY: Jennifer Carolan, News Schools Venture Fund at DFJ ETL Join us as Jennifer Carolan shares insights from her entrepreneurial journey in education. She is the co-founder and managing director of the... Check out today's Stanford ETL talk at Stanford University at 4:30p PT at Nvidia Auditorium: Jennifer Carolan from New Schools Venture Fund. http://ow.ly/DKhOb
"05.11.2014 17:29:17" Lew Cirne: "Life is Too Short for Bad Software" Lew Cirne, founder and CEO of New Relic, discusses his experiences as a serial entrepreneur, in conversation with Stanford Engineering Professor Tom Byers. Cirne talks about finding one's strengths as
"31.10.2014 22:59:47" Visual Search: Snap, Pick, Pay Even a thousand words sometimes just can't paint a picture. Say you don't know Jackson Pollock but need to find out who drew this. Describing it is a pain. To the rescue comes visual search. Google Images can give you the answer .. on your desktop. B Superfish is inventing image search and can help users purchase shoes, furniture and pets. Shopping is as easy as taking a photo and purchasing it from your mobile phone. From AOL video.
"29.10.2014 16:55:19" www.inc.com Perception VS Reality: Do You Know What Your Real Company Culture Is? This article is the second of a 6-part series that addresses common growing pains and challenges that startups encounter, and offers advice on how... What is company culture and how to you build it at your startup? Byline article by Anaplan CEO Fred Laluyaux for Inc. Magazine.
"28.10.2014 15:43:11" www.rawscience.tv www.rawscience.tv New interview with Steve Jurvetson and "The Martian" author Andy Weir on surviving space and the future of exploration. Featuring artifacts from the DFJ space museum!
"27.10.2014 18:14:25" www1.good.com Good Technology Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Enterprise Mobility Management Software Good Technology Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Enterprise Mobility Management Software News: Good Technology recognized as a leader in the IDC MarketScape on Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) Software.
"25.10.2014 16:00:25" venturebeat.com How Steve Jurvetson is investing in world- (and Mars-) changing ideas (podcast) A partner at legendary venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Steve Jurvetson currently sits on the boards of SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics, and Tesla Motors. We talked with him about electric ... On this week's What to Think podcast, Steve Jurvetson speaks with VentureBeat on the future of earth and space exploration, and transportation.
"23.10.2014 21:38:09" Nest's Matt Rogers: "Tackle Projects Others Don't Want" Nest Co-Founder Matt Rogers explains why careers can be made on taking on the challenges and projects unloved by others. Rogers discusses what he learned working at Apple on the original iPod and iPho
"23.10.2014 01:39:54" stvp.stanford.edu New Fellowship Prepares Stanford Engineering Students to be Entrepreneurial Leaders The DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship is an exciting new offering at Stanford that will provide 12 outstanding masters-level engineering students with an immersive set of experiences designed to prepare them to lead entrepreneurial ventures. Usi
"22.10.2014 19:45:00" etl.stanford.edu Home - ETL DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series Wednesdays at 4:30pm | Starts October 1 NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center, Stanford University Featured Speaker Fall Lineup Featured Speaker Sal Khan Founder and Executive Director Khan Academy Apr This week's Stanford ETL talk features Matt Rogers, co-founder and VP of Engineering at Nest. Join him at 4:30p PT today on Stanford's campus to learn more.
"21.10.2014 16:19:10" www.bizjournals.com Superfish dives deep into visual search - San Francisco Business Times Superfish touts itself as the sole tech company that enables people to search the web to find similar products using just an image. Congratulations Superfish, #4 on the Fastest Growing Companies in the Bay Area by San Francisco Business Times!
"20.10.2014 17:22:02" ecorner.stanford.edu Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner: Tina Seelig, Stanford Technology Ventures Program - From... Tina Seelig, Professor of the Practice in Stanford's School of Engineering, describes how imagination leads to entrepreneurship, charting the course from rough ideas to polished ventures. Introducing a new framework called the "Inventure Cycle," Seel Check out Professor Tina Seelig's talk from last week's Stanford ETL lecture.
"19.10.2014 16:32:58" heidiroizen.tumblr.com Some thoughts on asking for a raise. Satya Nadella is that rare person who got far in life – indeed to the very top of Microsoft – without apparently ever having to ask for a raise. Not me. I’ve asked for raises or other changes to my compensation many times in my past and I’m glad I d Helpful thinking from DFJ Partner Heidi Roizen on getting a raise.
"17.10.2014 15:05:01" www.streetinsider.com AVG Technologies (AVG) Receives Shareholder Approval for Location Labs Acquisition AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG) announced that at its extraordinary general meeting today, shareholders approved AVG's acquisition of privately-held Location Labs. Location Labs, a global leader that uses mobile... Congratulations to Location Labs and AVG on the completed acquisition!
"16.10.2014 20:11:02" Giants playoff baseball + mobile = fun! DFJ's Modern Mobile Happy Hour Giants playoff baseball + mobile = fun!
"15.10.2014 20:00:00" etl.stanford.edu Home - ETL DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series Wednesdays at 4:30pm | Starts October 1 NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center, Stanford University Featured Speaker Fall Lineup Featured Speaker Sal Khan Founder and Executive Director Khan Academy Apr This week's #StanfordETL talk from Tina Seelig on entrepreneurship starts at 4:30p PT in Nvidia Auditorium.
"15.10.2014 19:00:00" Giants playoff baseball + mobile = fun! DFJ's Modern Mobile Happy Hour Giants playoff baseball + mobile = fun!
"15.10.2014 19:00:00" Giants playoff baseball + mobile = fun! DFJ's Modern Mobile Happy Hour Giants playoff baseball + mobile = fun!
"14.10.2014 20:00:01" www.salesforce.com Dreamforce '14 - Connect to your customers in a whole new way - October 13-16, 2014 - Salesforce.com Learn everything you need to know about Dreamforce from this year's highlights, sessions, and registration. DF14 promises to be even more informative and dynamic, with our most exciting keynote speaker lineup yet. Join us in San Francisco October 13- At #Dreamforce14? Check out Steve Jurvetson's keynote at 4:30p PT either in-person on the free Dreamforce live stream.
"13.10.2014 17:22:33" Mark your calendars for Steve Jurvetson's keynote live from #Dreamforce14 tomorrow, Tues Oct. 14 at 4:30p PT.
"10.10.2014 17:00:08" www.mfrtech.com mfrtech - CIO Review Selects icix for 20 Most Promising Compliance Technology Solution Providers SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--How well retailers and manufacturers manage supply chain compliance is critical to mitigating risk and ensuring consumer safety, and technology is playing an increasingly crucial role. CIO Review, a technology magazine Congratulations icix, selected by CIO Review for its annual 20 Most Promising Compliance Technology Solution Providers list.
"10.10.2014 12:13:11" www.teslamotors.com Model S Design Studio | Tesla Motors Model S is the world's first premium electric sedan. Designed from the ground up as an electric car, Model S provides an unprecedented driving range of up to 300 miles and can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 5.6 seconds without burning a drop of gasoline.
"10.10.2014 04:54:06" www.theverge.com This is Tesla’s D: an all-wheel-drive car with eyes on the road It's a typically warm fall night in Los Angeles, and just after sunset Elon Musk is taking the wraps off the D. This isn't a lewd joke much of the internet imagined. It's the company's new... Exciting news tonight from Tesla Motors "D" unveil in Los Angeles! "This car is nuts," Musk told an excited crowd filled with numerous Tesla owners. "It's like taking off from a carrier deck. It's bananas. It's like having your own personal roller co
"09.10.2014 23:05:00" fortune.com Elizabeth Holmes What does it take to disrupt, to lead, to innovate? For Jan Koum it was coming up with a texting app so popular that Facebook had to have it—for $19 billion. For Elizabeth Holmes it was a childhood fear of getting her blood drawn. For Andriy Kobolyev Congrats to Fortune Magazine 40 Under 40 in our portfolio: Elizabeth Holmes from Theranos and Lyndon Rive from SolarCity!
"09.10.2014 17:50:33" Big news: we're acquiring MedXT to help modernize collaboration in healthcare. MedXT is a pioneer in cloud-based medical image viewing and sharing, and got its start in Y Combinator. We're excited to welcome co-founders Reshma Khilnani and Cody Ebber Timeline Photos Box has acquired MedXT!
"08.10.2014 17:05:01" www.usatoday.com Commentary: Health care's innovator's dilemma PALO ALTO, Calif. "The health care system has been falling short in solving every day workflow problems for some time now, and yet it's still not innovating to fix that problem." Guest post from Aaron Levie in USA TODAY.
"07.10.2014 16:05:00" www.vcjconferences.com VCJ Conferences Panelists:Peter Algert, Founder and CIO, Algert Global Nancy Davis, Founder & CIO, Quadratic Capital Adrian Fairbourn, Managing Partner, Exception Capital Going to Venture Alpha West today? Check out DFJ Partners Steve Jurvetson's keynote and Randy Glein take the stage to discuss disruptive innovation and 3D printing.
"03.10.2014 16:43:12" Steve Jurvetson on Disruptive Innovation by Draper University Watch Draper University's Steve Jurvetson on Disruptive Innovation on Livestream.com. Steve Jurvetson is a Partner at DFJ. His current board responsibilities include SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics, and Tesla Motors (TSLA). He was the founding VC investor Watch Steve Jurvetson live from Draper University today starting around 10a PT.
"03.10.2014 16:00:02" www.washingtonpost.com 10 startups where everyone wants to work LinkedIn released a list of the Bay Area startups where local techies most want jobs. Congratulations to DFJ-backed Theranos and Twilio, listed as two of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work!
"02.10.2014 21:30:31" hire.jobvite.com ShareThis - Principal Software Engineer, RTB Principal Software Engineer, RTB - ShareThis promotes sharing of interesting content among users connected by a social graph and shared interests.... Portfolio company featured job: ShareThis is hiring a Principal Software Engineer, RTB. http://ow.ly/Cd3hE
"01.10.2014 16:56:50" blog.meetup.com Thanks a million, New York | The Meetup Blog Thanks a million, New York There are over 19 million Meetup members worldwide, and as of today, New York City is home to a million of them. New York is the first city to cross the million member threshold, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Me Congratulations to Meetup, which today announced 1 million Meetup members in New York City!
"30.09.2014 19:25:07" stvp.stanford.edu New Fellowship Prepares Stanford Engineering Students to be Entrepreneurial Leaders - Stanford... The DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship is an exciting new offering at Stanford that will provide 12 outstanding masters-level engineering students with an immersive set of experiences designed to prepare them to lead entrepreneurial ventures. Usi We're very excited to announce our support of a new program aimed at Master's-level engineering students at Stanford University. The DFJ Entrepreneurial Leaders Fellowship carries forward our long history of working with Stanford to support entrepren
"29.09.2014 22:05:14" adage.com Is Digital Advertising Ready to Ditch the Click? Financial Times wants to charge advertisers by time spent on an ad rather than impressions -- a five-second solution that could revolutionize a $43B industry. Congratulations to Chartbeat, which was accredited today by the Media Ratings Council to measure ad viewability! via Advertising Age
"28.09.2014 15:05:01" The Three Myths of Digital Advertising: Video Draper Fisher Jurvetson's Josh Stein and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson discuss Yahoo's investment in digital ads with Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg) How is the attention economy changing ad tech and content creation? DFJ Partner Josh Stein discusses Chartbeat on Bloomberg West.
"27.09.2014 16:05:00" Are Startups Burning Through Too Much Cash?: Video DFJ Partner Josh Stein and Bloomberg Contributing Editor Paul Kedrosky discuss tech startups on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg) Are Startups Burning Through Too Much Cash? DFJ Partner Josh Stein talks on Bloomberg West about the future of innovation in Silicon Valley.
"25.09.2014 21:10:00" recode.net D-Wave CEO: Our Next Quantum Processor Will Make Computer Science History (Video) In a joint interview, D-Wave's Vern Brownell and DFJ's Steve Jurvetson discuss the weird world of quantum computing. D-Wave Systems Inc. CEO Vern Brownell and Steve Jurvetson discuss the future of quantum computing with Re/code's James Temple in a far-reaching, hour-long conversation.
"25.09.2014 16:05:01" Andreas Stavropoulos discusses the appeal of Israeli start-ups in Silicon Valley on i24 News In the last installment of a two-part interview with i24 TV in Israel, DFJ Partner Andreas Stavropolous talks about Israeli startups and Silicon Valley trends.
"24.09.2014 17:05:00" Deep Learning: Intelligence from Big Data LOCATION: Stanford Graduate School of Business Knight Management Center – Cemex Auditorium 641 Knight Way, Stanford, CA A machine learning approach inspired ... Steve Jurvetson spoke last week Stanford University's VLAB program Stanford Graduate School of Business about machine learning and one of the most important trends in technology. Check out the video of his talk.
"23.09.2014 21:48:19" Andreas Stavropoulos discusses Alibaba and E-Commerce on i24 News DFJ Partner Andreas Stavropoulos talks with i24 TV in Israel in a two-part interview about Alibaba's IPO, RichRelevance, Tango, e-commerce and the future of personalization.
"23.09.2014 17:00:01" www.reuters.com New apps to aid in home design and renovations NEW YORK (Reuters) - Home owners and renters looking to redesign or renovate can turn to new apps to help simplify the process and get the job done sooner and more efficiently.Last year Americans spent Superfish's newest application, Like That Decor, is helping homeowners with design ideas and renovations. Congratulations as well to the team for #2 placement in Deloitte's Fast 50 of Israel, announced this week.
"22.09.2014 17:03:45" [PHOTO] Liftoff!! Falcon 9 lifts off from LC-40 at Cape Canaveral carrying Dragon to resupply the space station. Timeline Photos
"20.09.2014 15:05:00" finance.yahoo.com Apple's iPhone 6 is out today: is Samsung dead in the water? Tech fans are lining up around the block and camping out for days-- all in the quest to be the first to get their hands on the latest Apple iPhone. The release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus already exceeded pre-order supplies, the new devices were relea Check out DFJ Partner Bubba Murarka on Yahoo TV talking Apple vs. Samsung and the future of mobile.
"18.09.2014 15:52:51" www.pingidentity.com Ping Identity Hits Another Milestone, Adds New Investors and $35 Million of New Capital I am excited to share with you that Ping Identity passed another major milestone today with a new round of investment funding. Congratulations to the Ping Identity team on the company's latest milestone!
"16.09.2014 21:58:08" Honored to be chosen by NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration to be part of America's human spaceflight program. http://1.usa.gov/1tZhkWS Timeline Photos Huge congratulations to the SpaceX team!
"16.09.2014 20:14:40" www.teslamotors.com Supercharger | Tesla Motors The world's largest fast-charging network.
"15.09.2014 16:01:04" P85+ Model S in Iceland (via a Tesla fan: http://on.fb.me/1m0CoJX) Timeline Photos
"10.09.2014 20:01:00" www.inc.com $100M in Funding…The Day After This article is the first of a 6-part series that addresses common growing pains and challenges that startups encounter, and offers advice on how to bypass these hurdles while keeping your team and customers top of mind. The following topics will be Anaplan CEO Fred Laluyaux writes for Inc. Magazine about what happens after a company's successful fundraise.
"08.09.2014 15:27:59" venturebeat.com Wellframe raises $8.5M to grow mobile patient engagement platform The Boston-based company has built a care platform that creates personalized care protocols for patients, and communicates them to the patient via a mobile app. Welcome to the newest member of the DFJ family, Wellframe, which is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem. DFJ Partner Emily Melton joins the board of directors. Congratulations to the team!
"06.09.2014 15:05:00" www.businessnewsdaily.com Like What You See? Search with a Photo on New Decor App Visual search technology company Superfish launched a mobile and desktop app that allows users to search for décor items by taking or uploading a photo. Taking visual search to a whole new level with its launch this week of Like that Decor from Superfish.
"05.09.2014 16:33:15" blogs.wsj.com DataStax Raises $106 Million in New Pre-IPO Round, Chips Away at Oracle Investors say the company excels at the type of heavy-duty transaction processing for which Oracle used to be an automatic choice. Congratulations to DFJ Growth-backed DataStax on its latest round of financing.
"04.09.2014 20:05:08" www.businessweek.com Cyber Security Is A Journey Not Destination: Wyatt Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Good Technology Chief Executive Officer Christy Wyatt discusses internet security amid multiple hack attacks on various corporations. She speaks with Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television's “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)
"03.09.2014 21:57:29" recode.net AVG Paying up to $220 Million to Acquire Location Labs in Bid to Boost Mobile Efforts Location Labs brings strong relationships with carriers as well as safe-driving and family-locator apps.
"03.09.2014 18:45:18" Welcome to AVG! Congratulations to Location Labs, which is now a part of AVG Technologies! Fun welcome from AVG to the team. Location Labs has been proudly backed by DFJ since 2004.
"30.08.2014 18:05:00" hire.jobvite.com ShareThis - Principal Software Engineer - Big Data Principal Software Engineer - Big Data - This is a great opportunity with a hypergrowth established startup, based in Palo Alto. We are excited about solving the challenges of Big Data with Social and Advertising. We are looking for full-stack develo Portfolio job of the week: ShareThis is hiring a Principal Software Engineer. Apply here!
"29.08.2014 17:00:01" bigstory.ap.org Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing? NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of in Visual search is gaining more attention: "Visual search is important to retailers because it makes mobile shopping a snap — literally." Superfish
"26.08.2014 16:11:32" video.cnbc.com Future of US space program Steve Jurvetson, Draper Fisher Jurvetson managing director, discusses the future of SpaceX and who's behind the funding of the program. What's next for space? Steve Jurvetson speaks with CNBC's Josh Lipton on Squawk Alley this morning about SpaceX and Tesla Motors.
"26.08.2014 00:38:36" www.teslamotors.com The Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan (just between you and me) | Blog | Tesla Motors [field_time-view] [metatags-description]
"24.08.2014 18:00:00" etl.stanford.edu Home - ETL DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series Wednesdays at 4:30pm | Starts October 1 NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center, Stanford University Featured Speaker Fall Lineup Featured Speaker Sal Khan Founder and Executive Director Khan Academy Apr Check out the great lineup of Stanford Technology Ventures Program ETL program speakers for Fall Quarter, with a new website to boot!
"23.08.2014 16:05:02" www.founderline.com Videos WATCH FOUNDERLINE LIVE THURSDAYS @ 5-6PM PACIFIC TIME Check out Heidi Roizen's interview on this week's episode of FounderLine!
"22.08.2014 15:30:01" techcrunch.com Zillabyte Relaunches To Provide Infrastructure For Data Apps | TechCrunch Zillabyte, a startup that previously billed itself as a "Pandora for sales leads", is officially relaunching today with a new focus on becoming "a cloud.. Congratulations to Zillabyte, which relaunched to focus on data analysis this week!
"21.08.2014 23:30:00" nymag.com A Tech Start-Up Restored My Faith in Humanity Planet Labs makes tiny satellites and launches them into space in order to capture a real-time portrait of what the Earth looks like. Terrific article about Planet Labs!
"21.08.2014 15:00:01" blogs.wsj.com Jeff Hyman: How a Virtual Workforce Levels the Gender Playing Field Jeff Hyman, CEO of Retrofit: I wanted to create a company with a level playing field for both genders. What I found is that having an all-remote workforce can help employees overcome some common biases against those who work from home. Our women exec Women don’t have to choose between career or family when working remotely, says Retrofit CEO Jeff Hyman.
"21.08.2014 14:30:03" dfjvc.tumblr.com Deep Learning with Nervana Systems We believe machine learning is the underlying technology that makes the explosion of big data manageable. Machines are increasingly tasked to complete complex data crunching in more efficient and... Announcing our latest Series A investment in Nervana Systems, a deep learning hardware and software company. More about our investment...
"20.08.2014 18:25:01" www.inc.com The 2014 Inc. 5000 List | Inc.com Inc. 5000 Companies include Quest Nutrition, Reliant Asset Management, Superfish, Acacia Communications, Provider Power and Crescendo Bioscience. Congratulations to Superfish, #4 on Inc. Magazine's Inc5000 2014, a listing of America's fastest-growing companies!
"20.08.2014 17:00:02" panelpicker.sxsw.com SXSW PanelPicker Only a few more days left! Please vote for SXSW panels featuring DFJ portfolio companies Yodle, Dronedeploy, Yammer, Twilio, Tesla Motors, Box, and Doximity!
"19.08.2014 15:30:00" www.teslamotors.com Infinite Mile Warranty | Blog | Tesla Motors The Tesla Model S drive unit warranty has been increased to match that of the battery pack. That means the 85 kWh Model S, our most popular model by far, now has an 8 year, infinite mile warranty on both the battery pack and drive unit. There is also New warranty offering from Tesla Motors! This warranty extension will apply for all new and previous Model S vehicles ever produced.
"16.08.2014 18:00:34" panelpicker.sxsw.com SXSW PanelPicker Please vote for SXSW panels featuring DFJ portfolio companies Yodle, Dronedeploy, Yammer, Twilio, Tesla Motors, Box, and Doximity!
"15.08.2014 16:05:01" bits.blogs.nytimes.com A Start-Up Provides a Picture of Our Shape-Shifting Planet Population growth, globalization and technology are changing Earth like never before. A series of images from a satellite imaging start-up shows, in moving deserts, spreading airports and shifting water resources, how rapidly we move things around. Awesome new images from Planet Labs in the The New York Times.
"14.08.2014 17:00:01" www.fastcoexist.com Smart Sensors For Offices That Do It All: Save Energy, Track Employees, And Create A Happier... A startup is making it simple for large companies to install wireless heat and motion tracking systems that makes the office more comfortable and even... Saving energy in the workplace from DFJ portfolio company Enlighted, Inc.!
"12.08.2014 19:44:35" www.forbes.com Bite-Size Payments Go Global: Solar's Next Challenge d.light sells solar devices to over 30 countries. They claim they’ve impacted 36 million lives with 6 million d.light units. Hefty numbers. But that’s not enough. Now, they’re going for universal access to energy. To give everyone light, interest
"11.08.2014 21:30:00" panelpicker.sxsw.com SXSW PanelPicker Drones are poised to revolutionize all aspects of civilization. The revolution is driven by engineers, innovators, idealists, and software designers with backing from venture capitalists. Vote for Dronedeploy's panel for SXSW 2015!
"11.08.2014 16:15:01" www.bbc.co.uk BBC - Podcasts and Downloads - Peter Day's World of Business Insights into the business world with Peter Day - featuring content from his Radio 4 In Business programme, and also... Steve Jurvetson speaks with BBC Radio 1 on the future of Silicon Valley and innovation.
"10.08.2014 18:00:00" www.planet.com Gallery - Planet Labs Planet Labs operates the world's largest fleet of Earth imaging satellites to frequently image the entire planet and provide open access to that information. Check out this amazing new photo gallery from Planet Labs of Earth! Blog post with more details about this project: https://www.planet.com/pulse/towards-daily/
"09.08.2014 18:00:01" locationlabs.simplicant.com Location Labs is hiring: Build and Release Engineer Location Labs builds and deploys software supporting tens of millions of users and spanning a variety of programming languages and development stacks. We seek an experienced engineer to ensure that the software we write can be quickly built, reliably Portfolio company job of the week: Location Labs is hiring a Build and Release Engineer.
"08.08.2014 18:00:01" www.theinformation.com Why the App World is Breaking Apart - The Information Facebook has unleashed a horde of standalone applications, including Messenger, Paper and Slingshot. Dropbox rolled out a cloud photo-storage app, called Carousel. Evernote has had some success with a suite of apps that are individually crafted to he Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley speaks with The Information about the changing landscape of mobile apps and location-based check-ins.
"08.08.2014 16:19:38" blog.zillabyte.com 5 Most Popular Growth Tools in the YC Portfolio - Zillablog A brief look at the top ten most popular tools used by Y Combinator startups. These are the tools that help set them up for continued success.
"07.08.2014 18:10:01" www.informationweek.com Google Buys Messaging, Video Startups - InformationWeek Emu and Directr will expand Google's messaging and video advertising businesses. Congratulations to Emu, acquired by Google! Proud to support the company since its early days. Congratulations to the team!
"07.08.2014 17:06:41" m.aviationweek.com Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Looks For âDisruptionâ Before Investing Steve Jurvetson, one of the most successful venture capitalists on Sand Hill Road – the Wall Street of Silicon Valley – says he spent 10 years looking for a suitable space startup to back before he found Elon Musk. Aviation Week writeup on the DFJ keynote: http://m.aviationweek.com/space/silicon-valley-venture-capitalist-looks-disruption-investing
"07.08.2014 16:15:01" www.dbta.com Best Big Data Solution The converging forces of open source, with its rapid crowd-sourced innovation, cloud, with its unlimited capacity and on-demand deployment options, and NoSQL database technologies, with their ability to handle unstructured data, are helping companies Congratulations to DataStax, winner of the 2014 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards for Best Big Data Solution.
"06.08.2014 15:45:01" blog.foursquare.com Introducing the all-new Foursquare, which learns what you like and leads you to places you'll love. There’s no reason why we should all get the same recommendations when looking for a place to eat, drink or shop. Getting a one-size-fits-all list of places may have been innovative in 2006, but it... Introducing the newest Foursquare application, which learns what you like and leads you to places you’ll love.
"06.08.2014 15:10:00" dfjvc.tumblr.com Mobile games for Android: Kiwi We’re excited to announce our latest investment in mobile game developer Kiwi. We have strong conviction in the growth of Android as a platform, and Kiwi is well-positioned to capitalize on this... Announcing our newest investment in Kiwi, Inc., which is tackling a huge opportunity for Android gaming. Read more about this investment.
"05.08.2014 22:54:24" Liftoff!! Falcon 9 launched the AsiaSat 8 satellite to GTO at 4am ET: www.spacex.com Timeline Photos
"04.08.2014 15:29:58" smallsat.org Small Satellite Conference Steve Jurvetson is one of the commercial space industry's most successful investors. He is a partner of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, where he serves on the boards of Planet Labs, SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics and Tesla Motors. He was the founding VC investo Check out Steve Jurvetson keynote today at Small Satellite Conference from Logan, Utah, along with a talk from Planet Labs!
"01.08.2014 19:00:02" www.powermag.com Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Earns POWER's Highest Honor - POWER Magazine The era of Big Solar has arrived, and at the moment there are none bigger than Ivanpah. For overcoming numerous obstacles to build the world’s largest solar thermal plant, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is awarded POWER’s 2014 Plant of Congratulations BrightSource Energy! PLANT OF THE YEAR: Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Earns POWER’s Highest Honor
"31.07.2014 16:50:00" www.linkedin.com Is Your Company Cafeteria Making Your Employees Fat? By Jeff HymanCEO of Retrofit (www.retrofitme.com) Studies have proven that obesity is linked with a range of serious diseases including diabetes, stroke and cancer. One of the best ways to reduce the Is the food you eat at work making you fat? Check out the latest article by Retrofit CEO Jeff Hyman on LinkedIn.
"30.07.2014 16:35:01" www.swell.am Swell - Thank You Thank you for using Swell over the past year. We wanted to let you know that the Swell service is no longer available. We’ve been inspired by the opportunity to create quality products that positively impact users’ lives, and we are grateful to all o Congratulations to Swell, the talk radio podcasting service acquired this week by Apple. Congratulations to the team!
"28.07.2014 21:56:14" dfjvc.tumblr.com Lightening the Load on Clusters with Bright Computing DFJ and DFJ Esprit have co-led a $14.5 million Series B financing for Bright Computing, the leading provider of cluster management software. DFJ Partner Bill Bryant and DFJ Esprit Partner Richard... News: check out the details of our $14.5 million Series B investment in Bright Computing with DFJ Esprit.
"28.07.2014 05:32:37" NewSpace 2014 - Disruptive Technologies in New Space Steve Jurvetson - Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Steve Jurvetson's keynote at NewSpace 2014
"25.07.2014 17:35:32" Elon Musk Discusses Mars Web Exclusive: The the CEO and CTO of SpaceX talks about his aspirations to send people to Mars.
"24.07.2014 17:16:31" heidiroizen.tumblr.com The magic question that turns transactions into relationships I’ve been talking a lot lately about being relationship-oriented as opposed to transaction-oriented (for example here and here. ) In short, I believe that many good things – personally and professionally – come from putting relationships ahead of any New blog post from Heidi Roizen on negotiation.
"23.07.2014 20:15:53" www.cbscorporation.com CBS Corporation | CBS LOCAL MEDIA PERSONALIZES EVENT DISCOVERY AND CONTENT DELIVERY WITH... Eventful’s Industry Leading Recommendation Engine and Patented Demand it!® Platform Enhances Event Discovery for Fans, Artists, Publishers and Marketers Congratulations to Eventful, acquired today by CBS Local. Kudos to the team! DFJ backed since 2005.
"23.07.2014 03:53:15" Falcon 9 First Stage Return | ORBCOMM Mission Video of the Falcon 9 first stage reentry and landing following successful delivery of six ORBCOMM satellites to orbit. This test confirms that the Falcon 9 ... SpaceX just posted video of their second soft landing.
Sir Arthur Clarke identified the critical path to revolutionizing space access when he wrote:
“Escaping from Earth will not always be astronomically expensive… This will come… most importan
"22.07.2014 18:05:34" www.dlightdesign.com d.light Impact .... lives empowered click for more details on our impact to date Stay Connected to d.light Like our Facebook Page Follow us on Twitter ... Congratulations to d.light design, announcing its 500,000 pay-as-you-go customer and its strategic focus to scale solar through financing globally. Read more.
"22.07.2014 17:05:01" www.mercurynews.com The EV generation: The faithful gather for Tesla event in Monterey The co-founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, a Menlo Park venture capital firm, paced excitedly and spoke at breakneck speed about the future of electric vehicles, as if bragging about a child who made the honor roll. Steve Jurvetson talked about the future of electric vehicles at a Tesla Motors event in Monterey over the weekend.
"22.07.2014 00:36:55" www.flurry.com Flurry + Yahoo: The Next Chapter Six years ago, during the worst financial crisis since the great depression, we started working with mobile app developers. They were “the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers.” At a time when many were questioning the viability o Congratulations to Flurry, acquired today by Yahoo! DFJ has backed the company since 2007. Read more about what's next in Flurry's blog post.
"21.07.2014 16:55:01" fortune.com Box CEO: The economic case for a global Internet Without coordinated efforts by government around the world, the flow of information that connects the world and powers the global economy may be in jeopardy. Box CEO Aaron Levie authors an article for Fortune Magazine on the impact of regulation on the future of the global internet.
"17.07.2014 17:05:01" www.xconomy.com Superfish Aims to Dominate Visual Search, One Product at a Time | Xconomy We’re awash in images. Human beings take one billion photos every day, and websites of all stripes have billions more. But most of those images vanish into Check out the latest from Superfish: Innovating visual search for the masses.
"16.07.2014 18:01:47" www.dfj.com Careers details | DFJ Venture Lead DesignerSan Francisco, CA, USApply now Requirements Strong portfolio of past projects that you can share with us Ability to create... Portfolio company featured job: Highlight is hiring for Lead Designer. Apply here: http://ow.ly/yXMSJ
"16.07.2014 16:00:00" boingboing.net Space history: 45 years ago today, Apollo 11 blasted off to put humans on the moon Today is a big day in space exploration history: on this day, 45 years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission blasted 3 human beings into space, to set foot on our moon. Today is a big day in space exploration history: on this day, 45 years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission blasted 3 human beings into space, to set foot on our moon, via Boing Boing.
"15.07.2014 21:35:00" www.inc.com 5 Quick and Dirty Fixes for Your Business Barry Schuler offers five tips to help you run your business better - condensed for easy summertime reading. DFJ Growth Managing Director Barry Schuler offers a dose of summertime reading on how to fix your business for Inc. Magazine.
"15.07.2014 17:35:01" www.huffingtonpost.com Is Obesity a Socially-Transmitted Disease? If you're trying to lose weight, a growing body of research suggests eating too many meals out with friends and family might jeopardize your efforts.... New blog post from Retrofit CEO Jeff Hyman in The Huffington Post: Is Obesity a Socially-Transmitted Disease? http://ow.ly/zbNnw
"14.07.2014 19:00:02" blog.newsle.com Newsle is joining LinkedIn! We're thrilled to announce some big news... Newsle is joining LinkedIn! We founded Newsle with a simple goal: to deliver important news about the people who matter to you. Three years and 2 million... Congratulations to Newsle, acquired by LinkedIn. DFJ was an original seed investor.
"13.07.2014 16:20:51" www.nasa.gov NASA TV NASA Television provides live coverage of launches, spacewalks and other mission events, as well as the latest news briefings, video files, and the This Week @NASA report. Planet Labs is launching a fleet of satellites today. Tune in to the live feed!
"12.07.2014 16:45:01" www.forbes.com Bloody Amazing New billionaire. Theranos is "Bloody Amazing" -- appearing in the July 21 issue of Forbes.
"11.07.2014 21:03:23" www.dwavesys.com D-Wave Systems Secures $30M (CAD) Funding to Accelerate Quantum Computing Software Development |... Jul 11, 2014D-Wave Systems Secures $30M (CAD) Funding to Accelerate Quantum Computing Software DevelopmentBurnaby, British Columbia - July 11, 2014 - D-Wave Systems Inc., the world's first commercial quantum computing company, today announced that it News: D-Wave Systems Inc. announces new $30M financing round to accelerate growth and continue to drive innovation. DFJ has backed D-Wave since its Series A.
"11.07.2014 19:31:05" www.jobscore.com Senior Product Marketing Manager (SIP) job at Twilio Inc. in San... Senior Product Marketing Manager (SIP) open job details at Twilio Inc., Marketing department, in San Francisco, CA Portfolio company featured job: Join Twilio as Sr. Product Marketing Manager: http://ow.ly/yVT61
"11.07.2014 15:30:01" www.businessweek.com VC Funding Hits Highest Point Since 2001 July 10 (Bloomberg) -- DFJ Partner Josh Stein, Spark Capital General Partner Mo Koyfman and Lowenstein Sandler Chair of the Tech Group Ed Zimmerman discuss venture capital and tech valuations on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg) DFJ Partner Josh Stein talks about VC financing and state of innovation on Bloomberg News yesterday. Check out the video:
"10.07.2014 18:00:01" www.usatoday.com Change Agents: Elizabeth Holmes wants your blood Elizabeth Holmes was a promising student at Stanford when she dropped out after seizing upon the idea of how to make blood testing cheaper and less painful Theranos is reinventing healthcare and making blood tests more accessible to people anywhere. USA TODAY takes a closer look at the Palo Alto-based company.
"10.07.2014 15:12:43" www.bloomberg.com Bloomberg TV: Business Live TV Watch Bloomberg TV online, the 24-hour business & financial live television network. Get charts, breaking news and stock quotes in real time with Bloomberg TV. DFJ Partner Josh Stein talks venture investing and market trends live now on Bloomberg News. Video:
"09.07.2014 17:44:11" www.inc.com 8 Gems on Building a Fulfilling Life and Career If you're not doing something hard, you're wasting your time, says noted investor Heidi Roizen.
"09.07.2014 17:15:38" www.ventureloop.com Careers details | DFJ Venture PRODUCT DESIGNER – NEW PRODUCTS (UX/UI) San Mateo, CA, USApply now SugarSync is seeking an experienced product designer who has a passion for... Portfolio company job of the week: SugarSync is hiring Product Designer, new products UX/UI http://ow.ly/yFSsz
"08.07.2014 18:11:10" PetMatch by Superfish is here! Adopt a Pet who Needs a Home Superfish has launched the new PetMatch App, connecting people to hundreds of thousands of pets who need a home. Download the app today: https://itunes.apple... PetMatch by Superfish is here!
"07.07.2014 19:50:38" www.businessweek.com Bitcoin May Transform Economic System, Draper Says July 7 (Bloomberg) -- Timothy Draper, co-founder and managing director of investment firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, talks about his purchase of about 30,000 bitcoins at a U.S. government auction, the outlook for the virtual currency, risks in investin Tim Draper speaks with Bloomberg West today about the recent U.S. Marshalls Bitcoin auction.