VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers wants to support good design by investing in good design students.
At Structure: Europe 2013, New Relic Founder Lew Cirne, Kleiner Perkins General Partner Michael Abbott (former Twitter engineering VP) and North Bridge General Partner Jonathan Heiliger (former Facebook engineering VP) spoke about the business opportunities around next-gen analytics.
Two top VCs talk about the big data analytics opportunity and Lew Cirne talks about doing more with the data New Relic already collects.
At Structure:Europe in London, two venture capitalists offered quite divergent takes on big data.
For companies in Silicon Valley who want to prioritize design, the real question is how to do it while also shipping engineering products to market. At Pinterest, the designers and engineers are vocal that you can, in fact, do both.
When building successful apps, both designers and engineers have to remember that they are on the same team, said Kleiner Perkins’ Michael Abbott at Structure: Data 2013 Wednesday.
VC power player Kleiner Perkins is reportedly considering a new fund that will be dedicated to cloud computing companies. Whether or not it follows through, KPCB has already backed big-time cloud plays including Zynga and brought a former Twitter exec in as senior partner.
We are hosting the fourth edition of our Mobilize: The Internet Conference in San Francisco next week. I will be chatting with folks from Twitter, Instagram, Flipboard, Pandora, Square and T-Mobile USA. We are talking about “what’s next” for mobile. Hope to see you there.