Tech

Here’s The Coolest New Startup From The Kids At Stanford

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stanford_University_campus_from_above.jpg”] Stanford’s student startup accelerator StartX just hosted its eighth demo day.It’s worth paying attention to StartX because of the success of Google, Instagram, and Snapchat – all companies that were all founded by Stanford graduates.
Here’s The Coolest New Startup From The Kids At Stanford
Tech

Path’s Loudest Investor Just Publicly Told It To Delete Its User Data

[credit provider=”Flickr / Joi” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/2660886123/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Mike Arrington, an investor in Path, just called out the company and Dave Morin after it was revealed that Path is storing address book data.He told Morin and his company that it should just delete all the stored address books on its servers on his […]
Path’s Loudest Investor Just Publicly Told It To Delete Its User Data
Tech

TechCrunch Reporter MG Siegler Joins Arrington At His New VC Fund

TechCrunch writer MG Siegler is following his old boss, Michael Arrington, to his new venture fund, Crunchfund.Arrington announced the move a few minutes ago, and TechCrunch editor in chief Erick Schonfeld confirmed it in a follow-up post. Siegler will continue to write an Apple column for TechCrunch “on an outside […]
TechCrunch Reporter MG Siegler Joins Arrington At His New VC Fund
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Is This Arrington’s “Nuclear” Card Against The New York Times?

[credit provider=”Flickr/Thomas Hawk” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/243293044/”] Last week, the New York Times helped fan the flames of indigation against Mike Arrington’s CrunchFund in a news story about potential conflict of interest between bloggers and the companies they invest in, as well as a column by David Carr who accused Arrington of “leap[ing] […]
Is This Arrington’s “Nuclear” Card Against The New York Times?
Tech

Reid Hoffman Loves Facebook At $80 Billion

Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn and now a partner at Greylock Ventures, says that he would invest in Facebook at an $80 billion valuation, although he says he doesn’t trade on the second market.
Reid Hoffman Loves Facebook At $80 Billion
Tech

A Big Blow To Mike Arrington’s CrunchFund As AOL Says It Will Not Allow TechCrunch To Be Used For Deal Flow

[credit provider=”Flickr/jdlasica” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdlasica/141261027/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] One of the big competitive advantages of TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington’s new VC firm, the “CrunchFund,” is supposed to be Mr. Arrington’s ongoing role at TechCrunch.This role, CrunchFund’s investors believed, would give Mr. Arrington a first look at amazing deal flow–the business plans of companies that had […]
A Big Blow To Mike Arrington’s CrunchFund As AOL Says It Will Not Allow TechCrunch To Be Used For Deal Flow
Tech

CrunchFund Confusion

Yesterday we were first to report that tech blogger Michael Arrington has launched a $20 million venture capital fund, which is being backed by AOL (AOL) and a group of Silicon Valley’s top VC firms.