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Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
NYU Senior's Cellphone Startup Faces ‘Malicious Network Attack’ on Launch Day   —  We were immediately intrigued by AllThingsD's story about enterprising NYU senior John Mardini's new startup, Voyager Mobile.  For one, Mr. Mardini wants to open cheap cellphone services to the public via …
May 15, 2012, 10:25 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
New York State Pensions Are Funding Startups: The Limited Partners VCs Rarely Discuss   —  Movable Ink cofounder Vivek Sharma and Mr. DiNapoli via Twitter @NYSComptroller  —  When a startup raises a round of funding, the news typically includes a list of venture capital firms and angel investors that participated.
May 10, 2012, 10:35 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Nokia Repays $420 K. Grant For Failing To Create Lasting Jobs in New York   —  Nokia's renovated headquarters via PerkinsWill.com  —  This week, Nokia, the Finnish phone company currently taking a beating on its bottom line, was forced to pay back $420,000 for a broken deal to bring jobs …
May 2, 2012, 11:05 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
As ‘Why I Left’ Letters Reach Meme Proportions, Startups Hope Goldman's Moral Loss Is Their Gain   —  If there were a more visual element (perhaps a honey badger or LOLcat) attached to the “Why I Left Company X” genre, the meme would already be cresting to the top of BuzzFeed.
Mar 14, 2012, 11:40 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Branch Joins Obvious Corp, Picks Up $2 M. from Lerer Ventures and SV Angel, and Heads East to Betaworks   —  Branch cofounders via bulletin.branch.com  —  When you've got Evan Williams, John Borthwick, and Max Levchin chatting it up on your “curated discussion platform,” …
Mar 6, 2012, 7:35 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Layoffs Underway at Gilt Groupe Right Now: ‘General Atmosphere Is Terrifying’   —  Last Wednesday, Betabeat broke the news of impending layoffs at Gilt Groupe.  Later that morning, CEO Kevin Ryan downgraded the estimates we had heard, telling AllThingsD that the company intended to …
Jan 20, 2012, 3:10 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Surprising New Figure in the Piracy Wars?  Swizz Beatz, Megaupload.com's Secret CEO   —  Incriminating evidence?  —  UPDATE: Federal Prosecutors Shut Down File Sharing Site Megaupload for Piracy Violations  —  With all the blackouts and SOPA?  PIPA?  NOPA! chanting yesterday …
Jan 19, 2012, 1:50 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Exclusive: Leaked Details of How Facebook Plans To Sell Your Timeline to Advertisers   —  Screengrab from an October 2011 presentation “Facebook Updates” … If you logged onto Facebook yesterday, perhaps you caught a link at the top of the News Feed that read: “About Ads: Ever wonder how Facebook makes money?
Dec 23, 2011, 12:20 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Leonardo DiCaprio Follows Ashton Kutcher's Lead Into Startupland as a Tech Investor and Advisor   —  I'm the king of [the world] Startupland!  —  Startup fever just hit the Hollywood A-list.  Mobli, a visual social platform, announced today that Leonardo DiCaprio was one of the …
Oct 25, 2011, 4:05 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
The Social Networker: Brooke Hammerling's New York Stock Is Rising   —  Ms. Hammerling at a party held in Larry Ellison's San Francisco home.  —  “I'm not looking to be a PR firm,” Brooke Hammerling, founder of Brew Media Relations, a boutique agency that represents tech startups …
Oct 5, 2011, 5:35 AMIn context

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