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Dan Primack / Fortune:
Arrington out at AOL (for real this time)   —  Not TechCrunch editor.  Not AOL Ventures employee.  Michael Arrington is on his own.  —  It has been a very long week for AOL.  And it's about to get even longer.  —  Last Thursday, word leaked that one of its employees …
Sep 7, 2011, 9:40 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
The biggest CrunchFund loser is...   Tech blogger Michael Arrington might be in limbo, but someone else has lost more in the CrunchFund debacle.  —  It's now been five full days since CrunchFund was unveiled, and no one is coming out of this mess looking worse than Arianna Huffington.
Sep 6, 2011, 11:05 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
CrunchFund confusion   —  If Michael Arrington is leaving TechCrunch, what does that mean for the investors in CrunchFund?  —  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.
Sep 2, 2011, 11:15 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Michael Arrington launching venture fund   —  America's most powerful tech blogger is taking a major step into the world of venture capital.  —  Michael Arrington, founder and co-editor of TechCrunch, is raising a venture capital fund to invest in early-stage technology companies, Fortune has learned.
Sep 1, 2011, 5:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
New fund for GroupMe VC Thrive   —  Thrive Capital, a New York-based venture capital firm focused on early-stage tech investments, has raised $40 million for its second fund, according to a regulatory filing.  —  Thrive was launched in 2009 by Josh Kushner, the 25 year-old founder of Brazilian social gaming company Vostu.
Aug 22, 2011, 9:50 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Twitter's new plan: Commerce?   —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo discusses the company's business model, the departure of its co-founders, and its future in advertising.  —  By Dan Primack, senior editor  —  Dick Costolo  —  FORTUNE —Almost from the moment the first 140 characters were tweeted …
Jul 19, 2011, 9:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Chris Sacca: Bad environment for seed-stage investors   —  Chris Sacca is one of Silicon Valley's original “super-angels,” investing early in such companies as Twitter, Bit.ly, Formspring and Instagram.  —  But Sacca seems to have grown wary of most seed-stage opportunities …
Jul 9, 2011, 6:00 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
The VC who wanted MySpace back   —  Before MySpace was sold this week, there was someone else who really wanted it.  —  Yesterday I had lunch with Redpoint Ventures partner Geoff Yang, who had invested in MySpace just months before it was sold to News Corp. Actually, I had lunch and Geoff had iced tea (he had already eaten).
Jul 4, 2011, 4:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Skype: See no vesting, hear no vesting   —  Last week, Skype took heat for firing three executives just weeks before the company's $8.5 billion acquisition by Microsoft (MSFT) is expected to close.  That was bad, albeit more optical than unethical.  What we learned today, however, might have crossed that line.
Jun 25, 2011, 5:00 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Cut Pandora some slack   —  Let's slow the rush to judgment on this week's most controversial company.  —  Pandora (P) has become the Internet stock that everyone loves to hate, just three days after going public.  Here's a brief sampling of headlines from the past 24 hours:  — Pandora's pox
Jun 19, 2011, 9:10 AMIn context

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