Khosla Ventures

Add dairy-free cheese to the list of Khosla-backed food startups

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3025648/meet-the-silicon-valley-backed-vegan-cheese-that-you-might-actually-eat?partner=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feedburner+fastcoexist&utm_content=feedburner Venture capital firm Khosla Ventures already has a long list of startups that it’s backed that are looking to make food…

The internal combustion engine 2.0 emerges

A startup backed by Khosla Ventures called Transonic Combustion has raised another round of $32 million to deliver a more efficient internal combustion engine. How far away is a more efficient internal combustion 2.0?

NanoH20 raising $30M for clean water tech

A startup developing technology that can clean water with low amounts of energy is quietly raising funds from some of SiliconValley’s most-well-known venture firms. According to a filing, NanoH20 is raising $30.6 million, and it has closed on about half of that, or $14.9 million.

Calera founder turns to deep water desalination

Brent Constantz, the founder and former CEO of Calera — a startup that turns carbon dioxide into cement — is having a second act in clean water, and is incubating water desalination technologies and working on a proposal for a deep water desalination project in Monterey, Calif.

What Hyper-Local News Sites Can Learn From SB Nation

SB Nation, which runs a network of almost 300 team-focused and regional sports blogs, has closed a new $10.5-million round of financing from Khosla Ventures and several other venture funds, and the company’s rapid growth contains some valuable lessons for other web-based media efforts.

Decision-Making Site Hunch Raises $12 Million

Hunch, the year-old decision-making site, has raised $12 million in a second round of funding led by Khosla Ventures. Co-founder Caterina Fa…

The Daily Sprout

Old Wind Turbines Get Second Life on the Farm: Massachusetts-based Aeronautica Windpower recycles mid-sized wind turbines from aging wind farms by refurbishing…

YouTube Finally Launches Video ID Tool

YouTube today beta-launched its long–awaited video filtering technology, which will be included in a content management system available to all publishers, regardless…

Crossover Works Really Well

My Father in Law has been telling me about Crossover (from Codeweavers) for a couple months now. I haven’t had the opportunity…

Ch Ch Ch Changes

It’s time to grow up! And that’s exactly what we are doing over here at GigaOM – growing a little bigger and…

MetaData Rethinking

Ramesh Jain believes we need to rethink meta data if we want to escape the tyranny of digital content which will clog…

Fly Over Nation

My so called vacation is actually a short trip to meet family, see my lovely new niece, and well meet some folks…