Matt Marshall of the San Jose Mercury News recently visited venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers to interview partners John Doerr, Brook Byers and Ray Lane.
Companies stay in stealth mode longer to discourage clone ventures. Most companies come out of stealth with about 100 employees. People like joining stealth projects, and companies already know who they want for their first 100 employees.
Brook Byers: Network was a thing of the 1990s. I don’t know what it is now.
John Doerr : It’s the blog.