Twitter to Wait Until After IPO to Name Woman — Likely With International Cred — to Board

The number of women with international experience is long, but if I were to bet whom Twitter is considering for its top picks, I would name only two: Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright.
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Former Twitter Platform Chief Sarver Joins Redpoint as Partner

Every time a bell rings, a VC gets his wingtips.
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Yahoo Acquires Xobni for Upward of $30 Million

Yep.
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Khosla’s Keith Rabois Talks About Going From Internet Ops to VC-Land (Video)

A view from the not-so-cheap seats.
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Yahoo Offer to Buy Contact Startup Xobni Is at a Price of $30M to $40M

Yahoo’s new HR rule: If you can’t hire them, buy their company.
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Accel’s Breyer Leads Forbes Midas List of Top Tech Investors Again, While Kleiner’s Doerr Leads in Media Scrutiny

It’s hard being — and staying — king of the VCs.
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The Money Shot: Kara Swisher on Instagram’s Billion-Dollar Ride in Vanity Fair

There’s no picture of the moment when everything changed for Kevin Systrom.
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As Expected, Former Square COO Rabois Joins Khosla Ventures

Like we said, a new VC is born.
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Go West, Young Geek: Chris Dixon on Why He Became a Silicon Valley VC at Andreessen Horowitz, and More! (Video)

If you can make it here, you’ll make it anywhere.
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Greg McAdoo Exits Sequoia Capital

Longtime Sequoia Capital venture capitalist Greg McAdoo will be leaving the Silicon Valley firm. McAdoo, who will stay aboard for a few more months to smooth the transition, has made a number of significant investments as a VC over the years, including in Airbnb, DailyBooth and Y Combinator. Said Sequoia’s Doug Leone: “We’re grateful for Greg’s many contributions to Sequoia over the last 12 years. His wikipedic knowledge, quick wit, and uncanny ability to connect seemingly unrelated ideas made him a joy to work with.”