Kleiner partner Mary Meeker leaving to start her own venture firm

(Reuters) – Tech analyst Mary Meeker is leaving venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC to start her own firm, Kleiner said on Friday.

It said Meeker was creating a separate firm with her colleagues Mood Rowghani, Noah Knauf and Juliet de Baubigy.

Kleiner said the split, which was first reported by Recode, could be attributed to shifts in the funding ecosystem.

Companies looking for early stage funding – the traditional focus at Kleiner Perkins – require larger ...

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BMW shows off self-driving motorcycle

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Cryptocurrency project Tezos to launch main network next week

NEW YORK/ZURICH (Reuters) – The Tezos cryptocurrency project is preparing to launch the long-awaited main version of its network that underpins a new virtual token on Monday, a Swiss foundation that promotes the initiative said on Twitter on Friday.

FILE PHOTO – Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman speaks during the Crypto + ICO Summit cryptocurrency conference in Duebendorf, Switzerland March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

The Tezos Foundation raised $232 million in July ...

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Cooling off in protective suits could help Ebola workers

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