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Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud   —  Founder and former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills has been found guilty on two counts of wire fraud, and ordered to serve 24 months in jail.  In addition, he was ordered to pay $6,000 in fines and to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of $572,039.
Apr 3, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
47 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Winter 2015 Demo Day 2   —  Y Combinator got so big, it had to split its Demo Day in two.  During today's second wave we saw a variety of promising biotech, marketplace, enterprise, and financial tech startups.  Yesterday we chronicled 50 consumer, B2B, developer, and hardware companies.
Mar 24, 2015, 11:20 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar's Vessel opens to public for $2.99/month, 12 months free if you sign up within 72 hours   —  Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar's Vessel Launches To The Public  —  Vessel, the new online video subscription service built by some of the early team at Hulu, is launching to the public today.
Mar 24, 2015, 3:45 AMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Patreon Acquires Artist Subscription Competitor Subbable   —  Patreon co-founder Jack Conte had a feeling that his company might someday join forces with Subbable, which is another subscription-based funding site for artists.  That's exactly what happened today.
Mar 16, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Ashton Kutcher And Guy Oseary Launch Sound Ventures, The Successor To A-Grade Investments   —  Most people probably know Ashton Kutcher for his success in television and film, but he's not-so-quietly also become a pretty successful investor in startups as well.
Mar 14, 2015, 11:45 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Breath analysis startup Breathometer announces partnership with Uber, now prompts drunk users to order Uber or a cab   —  Breathometer Now Calls Ubers To Drive The Drunks Home  —  Breathometer and Uber are teaming up to get the drunks home safely.  —  We wrote before that Breathometer …
Feb 18, 2015, 2:45 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Startup L. Jackson Speaks Out About Diversity, Cool Products, And All The People He's Not   —  Anonymous Twitter persona Startup L. Jackson has captured a large following in the tech community due to his biting commentary on Silicon Valley culture and regular startup advice.
Jan 21, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
PCH International In Talks To Buy Fab For $15 Million   —  Multiple sources have confirmed that Fab is in talks to sell to PCH International for $15 million, and possibly as much as $50 million, in a half cash and half stock deal.  —  Contractual agreements are in the very early stages between …
Nov 20, 2014, 9:15 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Flywheel Gets $12 Million In Series C Funding, Slams Uber And Finds A New CEO   —  Flywheel, the app that hooks up taxi drivers with riders, announced Rakesh Mathur as the new CEO today.  Mathur served as an Amazon VP in the early days, after the “The Everything Store” purchased his e-commerce startup Junglee.
Nov 20, 2014, 1:00 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
About.me launches Intro, an app to replace business cards, which lets you email or text your contact info   —  About.Me Launches App That Aims To Replace The Business Card  —  Tony Conrad, the founder of about.me, says it's time to disrupt the business card.  He's released a new app today called Intro to do just that.
Oct 30, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context

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