Mary Meeker Makes First Investment Out of Bond Capital

Mary Meeker has made her first investment out of Bond Capital, the new firm she launched after spinning out of Kleiner Perkins last year. Bond, which has raised $1.25 billion, participated in the $70 million funding round of online design platform Canva. The deal values the Australia-based company at $2.5 billion. Other investors in the […]

Beyond Meat Inc. May Have Just Had the Best IPO Debut of 2019

Beyond Meat Inc. piled on the beef-substitute market value as it headed for what could be the year’s best debut for a U.S. initial public offering. The maker of vegan beef and sausage substitutes soared, rising as much as 192 percent from its IPO price of $25 share. The shares opened at $46 and were […]

Letters: The Kleiner Perkins Empire Is Alive and Well

To the Editor: Your readers might be forgiven for thinking that Kleiner Perkins is in dire straits today based on the headline of Polina Marinova’s article, “How the Kleiner Perkins Empire Fell” (April 23, 2019). The reality is that the new team is firing on all cylinders having just raised KP 18–a $600 million early […]