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Google Venture Chief to Leave

Newspaper article International New York Times

Google Venture Chief to Leave

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David Krane, a managing partner at GV, will replace Mr. Maris, who founded GV in 2009.

Bill Maris is stepping down as chief executive of GV, the venture finance arm of Google's parent company Alphabet, according to a person who asked for anonymity because the details were private.

Mr. Maris will be replaced by David Krane, an early public relations executive at Google who is now a managing partner at GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, according to this person.

Mr. Maris's departure from GV was earlier reported by Recode.

When Mr. Maris, 41, founded GV in 2009, some Silicon Valley investors were skeptical that a venture arm of a large corporation could become a major player in start-up investing. Corporate venture capital firms have historically had a spotty record of success. …

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