Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Kleiner Perkins makes a big, unsuccessful bet on fossil fuel

There Will Be Oil…Or will there? How a big bet on oil went bust « Commodity Trade Alert
Kleiner would go on to bet a whopping $93 million on Terralliance, a sum that may be the storied firm’s largest venture investment ever.
Al Gore joins Kleiner Perkins to save the planet - Nov. 12, 2007
After "a conversation that's gone on for a year and a half," according to Gore, he has decided to join his old pal John Doerr as an active, hands-on partner at Kleiner Perkins, Silicon Valley's preeminent venture firm.
YouTube - John Doerr cries
June 02, 2007 — At the end of the Kleiner Perkins partner's presentation at TED, about the perils of climate change, he chokes up.

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