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Meet Charles Hudson, who's bringing a new perspective to venture capital. 
Charles Hudson has a colorful history, ranging from dot-com pioneer Excite@Home to Google to the CIA; he also happens to be one of the very few African-Americans in the venture industry.
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Just ran across in my filing cabinet: Facebook IPO prospectus, and a copy of the Winklevii lawsuit
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Once upon a time, Mike Volpi was the heir apparent at Cisco. Now, at Index Ventures, he's one of the most influential VCs in tech. (Don't take my word for the last part, check out this recent ranking by CB Insights: http://www.cbinsights.com/top-tech-ipo-pipeline-investors-social-graph/)
In this week's Elevator Pitch, Index Ventures' Mike Volpi looks back on his time at Cisco and weighs in on the future of the mobile industry -- including a possible divorce between Google and Samsung.
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ICYMI: Peter Thiel and friends have some new dough to play with, as Founders Fund announces $1B raise. http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140305006725/en/Founders-Fund-Announces-Closing-1-Billion-Venture#.Uxi4jfldXTo
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Twitter design chief Josh Brewer decamps for hot startup Clinkle.
Clinkle: Join the Movement.
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Jealous much? Former NAACP chief joins Kapor Capital. 
Benjamin Jealous, the Northern California native and self-confessed computer geek, will be joining entrepreneurs Mitchell Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein at their Oakland venture capital investment firm.
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"It's the Constitutional right of every citizen, no matter how ignorant or depraved, to be a journalist." Here's why I'm renouncing that right. 
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Peter, Wishing you the best of luck with your new (director of global marketing and press relations) title! Now that you have joined the dark side, please don't disappear from my feed!
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Follow the Yellow Brick road: London VC firms backs edtech startup Smart Sparrow, which opens SF offices. 
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New news from Kevin Hartz, Google Capital, Gary Kremen, Chris Larsen and more. 
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Trusp me, I'm an expert: Jack Jia, founding CTO of Interwoven, takes advice app Trusper out of stealth with $6M from DCM. 
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Dare you not to cry: See why more than 1 million people have watched this video. http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_25271319/wwii-vet-becomes-viral-video-star-san-jose-tribute
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Elevator Pitch: IBM Ventures head Claudia Fan Munce on the new, $100M "Watson" fund. 
Claudia Fan Munce heads IBM's Venture Capital Group, which she runs from Big Blue's venerable Almaden Research Center in San Jose.
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I'm a journalist in San Jose, California, covering Silicon Valley startups and venture capital. Previously, I ran all of the Merc's state and local government coverage. On the side, I'm an award-winning travel writer, coffee addict and Celtics fan. Most importantly, I'm a dad.
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  • Yale University