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Venture Capital Guru John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins Caufield Discusses the Business of Venture Capital

May 09, 2013 | About:

John Doerr is a general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the best-known venture capitalist in the world.

Since joining Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1980, John and his partners have backed some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, including Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt of Google; Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com; Scott Cook and Bill Campbell of Intuit; and Mark Pincus of Zynga.

In the video below Doerr speaks about what he is looking for when assessing his venture capital investments.

Ideally he wants a company with a disruptive technology run by a passionate entrepreneur bent on changing the world.

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