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No surprise. Kleiner Perkins and NEA are actively investing.
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Co-founder Jeremy Conrad said new fund proves “hardware renaissance” is real; entrepreneurs are in catbird seat as VCs interested in hardware companies outnumber actual startups.
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The latest post from Lisa Suennen on why good looking men get funded and women and ugly guys don't
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Thomson Reuters editor of Venture Capital Journal, blogger; vegan, sports fan, runner, espresso!, beer fan, beagle owner, wannabe photographer/artist and papa of two boys
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    BA in Magazine Journalism; minor in environmental studies, 1991
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