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A famous startup investor had a DM fail and accidentally revealed his clever strategy for getting into super competitive funding rounds

In a self-proclaimed Twitter “DM fail” Wednesday, angel investor Jason Calacanis offered a currently unknown startup $US500,000 and time on his podcast, “This Week in Startups,” in exchange for equity. Calacanis, an early Uber investor, opened up his pitch to his 301,000 Twitter followers after realising the post was public. […]
A famous startup investor had a DM fail and accidentally revealed his clever strategy for getting into super competitive funding rounds
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You Can Get Free Transportation For Life From Tesla*

[credit provider=”Tesla Motors”] Bargain-hunter, serial entrepreneur, and reformed journalist Jason Calacanis thinks we’re all missing out an a huge deal: you can get free transportation for life from Tesla.Of course, a Tesla will run you $50,000 to $100,000+.
You Can Get Free Transportation For Life From Tesla*
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Mind-blowing Idea: Free Transportation For Life

I’ve been privileged to be able to own both of Tesla’s models (Roadster and Model S sedan) over the past four years. During that time I drove 15k+ miles and never visited a gas station, with the rare exception of my summer retreats to the Catskill Mountains driving convertible Mustangs […]
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Hilariously Useless: Mahalo’s Guide To Playing The Xylophone

[credit provider=”conorkeller” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/conorkeller/3537794478/”] Our friend over at CNBC, John Carney, just bought his little daughter a xylophone. Hoping the Internet could help him teach her how to play, John googled, “How to play the xylophone.”And here’s some good news for entrepreneur Jason Calacanis: The first search result Carney clicked on […]
Hilariously Useless: Mahalo’s Guide To Playing The Xylophone
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Calacanis’s Mahalo Off to Solid Start

Alley alum Jason Calacanis’s new human-powered search engine, Mahalo, appears to be off to a solid start.  According to Jason, the site is currently serving about 50,000 pageviews a day (1mm a month).
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Who Will Be The Next Google? Google

Forget keyword tricks and your overpriced SEO strategists — they won’t matter anymore. So says Stephen Arnold, a voracious Google watcher (and former employee) who addressed New York’s digirati this morning at the latest iBreakfast. Instead, Arnold says, Web content producers who want the most traffic from Google’s search engine […]
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Mahalo 2.0: Calacanis Adapts

Valleywag’s Tim Faulkner is demanding a full grovel and apology from Alley entrepreneur emeritus Jason Calacanis, for daring to imagine that his first idea for the “human-powered search engine” Mahalo might work.  The ever-alert Calacanis, meanwhile, is busy forging ahead with his latest adaptation, refocusing Mahalo on “How-To” guides.