Kleiner Perkins Closes 18th Fund, at $600M

kleiner-perkins-blackKleiner Perkins, the legendary venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley and investing globally, closed its 18th fund, at $600m.

According to an announcement, KP 18, the new vehicle, will focus on investing in early-stage startups.

Investments will focus on improving both:
– tools helping us do our jobs and free up time for personal health, self fulfillment, and improvement;
– software powering all areas of business infrastructure, from developer tools to vertical-specific applications;
– solutions addressing fundamental economic and urban shifts;
– tech solutions digitizing the way we live, eat, and move.
– New foundations of both hardware and software, and increasing focus on security and identity.

The team includes:
– Annie Case,
– Josh Coyne,
– Monica Desai,
– Ilya Fushman,
– Mamoon Hamid,
– Wen Hsieh,
– Ted Schlein,
– Bucky Moore.

Have a look at the firm’s thesis framework and tagets here:



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