, the top dog at not-an-incubator-but-kind-of-an-incubator-ugh-please-just-call-us-a-holding-company Betaworks.
Betaworks is an investor in Twitter app TweetDeck and URL shortner Bit.ly. It sold Twitter search engine Summize to Twitter. Notice a pattern? Good. John says Betaworks wants to invest exclusively in the “real-time” Web.
He says, “we’re either building a mountain or digging a hole.” Watch, won’t you?
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