Thomas Perkins, Tech Financier Who Funded Google, Dies at 84

  • He also helped finance and Sun Microsystems
  • His Kleiner Perkins venture capital firm spurred boom in tech

Tom Perkins

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Thomas Perkins, the co-founder of venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers who provided early financing to technology giants such as Google Inc., Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc., has died. He was 84.

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