During much of the previous decade, Mike Volpi was rumored to be CEO-in-waiting at Cisco Systems. But when it became clear John Chambers wasn’t going anywhere, Volpi left the networking giant where he’d spent more than Read More →
Claudia Fan Munce heads IBM’s Venture Capital Group, which she runs from Big Blue’s venerable Almaden Research Center in San Jose. IBM scientists stationed there over the decades have pioneered such technologies as the Read More →
Scott Fitzgerald said there are no second acts in American lives. Eric Tilenius keeps proving him wrong. Tilenius launched his first company in junior high (building software for Radio Shack TRS-80s!), then after Stanford climbed the rungs Read More →
You may have missed this while dive-bombing the President's Day sales, but a San Francisco startup called Hampton Creek just announced a $23 million funding round led by Asia's richest man. Li Ka-Shing has poured Read More →
Here's a morning sampler of funding deals from around Silicon Valley.
First, the big bucks: Mountain View cloud-storage maker Tintri unveiled a $75 million Series E led by Insight Venture Partners. Also Read More →