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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Quora Launches Verified Profiles Starting With Obama, Who'll Answer Affordable Care Questions   —  To boost confidence in answers, host exclusive content, and bring in new audiences, Quora today launched Verified Profiles.  First up is President Obama who will answer two Affordable Care Act questions today …
Mar 24, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Rachel King / TechRepublic:
How Aaron Levie and his childhood friends built Box into a $2 billion business, without stabbing each other in the back   —  “Water,” says Aaron Levie.  It's 11:00 AM on a bright October morning in Silicon Valley.  Levie, the bright-eyed young chief executive with patches of grey hair …
Mar 9, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Box projects revenue to double this year to $200M, may make IPO prospectus public within weeks   —  Box Said to Project $200 Million in Revenue as IPO Nears  —  Box Inc., the cloud storage and collaboration company that's headed for an initial public offering, projects revenue this year …
Mar 7, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Arrested By The FBI   —  Jon Mills, the founder and former CEO of real-world analytics startup Motionloft, has been arrested by the FBI, the bureau has confirmed.  The arrest follows allegations that Mills lied to investors about an acquisition of his company …
Feb 20, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Jason Calacanis' Mahalo Is Reborn As Mobile News App Inside   —  Jason Calacanis is getting back into the news business with a new app called Inside, which highlights and summarizes the top news stories.  —  Although Calacanis has been involved in several startups and startup events …
Jan 28, 2014, 12:15 AMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
All Hail The Uber Man!  How Sharp-Elbowed Salesman Travis Kalanick Became Silicon Valley's Newest Star   —  Shafqat Islam's phone was ringing.  He rubbed his eyes and looked at the number on the screen.  It said unknown, but he took the call anyway.  —  “Hi, this is Travis,” a voice said.
Jan 12, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Silicon Valley Hustle: Former Motionloft CEO Accused Of Defrauding Investors   —  Thanks to a series of high-profile exits and a generally frothy financing environment, it's not unusual to see startup founders spending money lavishly these days.  But the story of Motionloft and its founder Jon Mills …
Dec 31, 2013, 8:05 PMIn context
Ted Greenwald / MIT Technology Review:
Profile of Aaron Levie, Who Is Trying to Make the Startup Box Vital for Work   —  The CEO of Box is building an online file storage system designed to reshape industries.  —  Aaron Levie bounds onstage with the swagger of a standup comic.  But he's not performing at the Comedy Store.
Dec 1, 2013, 9:25 PMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Prominent VCs join the fight in Congress to stop patent trolls   —  VCs say it's harder for startups to survive with patent trolls waiting in the wings to make a quick buck.  —  startuppg  —  The first comprehensive anti-patent-troll bill was introduced in Congress last week, with bipartisan support.
Nov 7, 2013, 7:35 AMIn context
Jack Hitt / New York Times:
An Inventor Wants One Less Wire to Worry About   —  SOMETIMES, there is an actual eureka moment.  For Meredith Perry, it was in late 2010, during her senior year studying astrobiology at the University of Pennsylvania.  She was searching for an idea to enter into the college's innovation competition.
Aug 18, 2013, 2:30 PMIn context

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