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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

PayPal co-founder Max Levchin on a quest to outdo his own success

For Max Levchin, the once-shy and at times off-putting whiz kid who co-founded PayPal, his early success has become his biggest burden.The entrepreneur and investor says he will rest only when he has another startup that matches the success of PayPal, ... [Published PhysOrg.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

PayPal Co-founder Max Levchin on a quest to outdo his own success

SAN FRANCISCO -- For Max Levchin, the once-shy and at times off-putting whiz kid who cofounded PayPal, his early success has become his biggest burden.The entrepreneur and investor says he will rest only when he has another startup that matches the success ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Education Issue: Want a tech job? Study this

By Lisa Grace Lednicer,Andre ChungFor The Washington PostAaron Saunders of Washington startup Clearly Innovative: Universities “need to rethink education.”Aaron Saunders, chief executive of Clearly Innovative, took a traditional route to a tech career: ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Founders Fund will give dough to early-stage science startups

Above: Founders Fund co-founder Peter Thiel. Image Credit: Heisenberg Media/Flickr Founders Fund already stands out for backing startups with radical ideas, including Counsyl , Hampton Creek , Planet Labs , and SpaceX . Now the venture firm is ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Graphic-design-for-anyone tool Canva raises additional $3.6M, launches plugin for third-party sites

Image Credit: CanvaApparently, people like being able to create attractive graphics without a design degree. Canva , the web-based graphic design platform, has just raised an additional $3.6 million in funding.Canva makes it simple for people without ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

With new money in tow, Hinge wants to be the fast-forward button of meeting people

Image Credit: Shutterstock Tinder may be getting lots of attention for having reduced romantic interaction down to the swiping of a screen, but Hinge has shaking things up by adding an element of trust: The mutual connection. And it might be onto ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Discount shopping app Wish gets a premium $50M investment

Image Credit: Screen shot/Wish Investors are not done pouring money into shopping apps. Proof: Wish just landed a sweet new round of funding for its “wishlist” app for discounted shopping. The San Francisco-based company just announced that it has ... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Sean Parker is out at Founders Fund – TechCrunch

Napster co-founder Sean Parker has stepped down as a partner of the Founders Fund, TechCrunch reported . TechCrunch said the firm sent an email stating: “Sean has been winding down his involvement with the fund over the last few years to focus on other ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 3 reports

Founders Fund raises $1 bln for fifth fund

San Francisco-based Founders Fund , an investor in Palantir Technologies, Practice Fusion, Ripple Labs, Twilio and others, announced it has raised $1 billion for its fifth fund. The firm raised $625 million for its fourth fund, which closed in December ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 06 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

Founders Fund Raises $1 Billion for New Venture-Capital Fund

Founders Fund, a backer of Facebook and Space Exploration Technologies, has closed $1 billion in new financing for a fifth fund, the firm announced on Wednesday. The new vehicle is quite a step up from the $50 million the firm raised when it was founded ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Mar 06 2014]

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PayPal co-founder Max Levchin on a quest to out... [Published PhysOrg.com - 14 hours ago]
PayPal Co-founder Max Levchin on a quest to out... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 12 2014]
Education Issue: Want a tech job? Study this [Published Washington Post - Aug 08 2014]
Founders Fund will give dough to early-stage sc... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 25 2014]
Graphic-design-for-anyone tool Canva raises add... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 21 2014]
Graphic-design-for-anyone tool Canva raises add... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 21 2014]
With new money in tow, Hinge wants to be the fa... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 01 2014]
Discount shopping app Wish gets a premium $50M ... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 27 2014]
Sean Parker is out at Founders Fund – TechCrunch [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 07 2014]
Founders Fund raises $1 bln for fifth fund [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 06 2014]
Founders Fund Raises $1B For Fifth Fund [Published TechCrunch - Mar 06 2014]
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Founders Fund will give dough to early-stage sc... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 25 2014]
Above: Founders Fund co-founder Peter Thiel. Image Credit: Heisenberg Media/Flickr Founders Fund already stands out for backing startups with radical ideas, including Counsyl , Hampton Creek , Planet Labs , and SpaceX . Now the venture firm is ...
Graphic-design-for-anyone tool Canva raises add... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 21 2014]
Image Credit: Canva Apparently, people like being able to create attractive graphics without a design degree. Canva , the web-based graphic design platform, has just raised an additional $3.6 million in funding. Canva makes it simple for people without ...
With new money in tow, Hinge wants to be the fa... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 01 2014]
Image Credit: Shutterstock Tinder may be getting lots of attention for having reduced romantic interaction down to the swiping of a screen, but Hinge has shaking things up by adding an element of trust: The mutual connection. And it might be onto ...
Discount shopping app Wish gets a premium $50M ... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 27 2014]
Image Credit: Screen shot/Wish Investors are not done pouring money into shopping apps. Proof: Wish just landed a sweet new round of funding for its “wishlist” app for discounted shopping. The San Francisco-based company just announced that it has ...
Sean Parker is out at Founders Fund – TechCrunch [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 07 2014]
Napster co-founder Sean Parker has stepped down as a partner of the Founders Fund, TechCrunch reported . TechCrunch said the firm sent an email stating: “Sean has been winding down his involvement with the fund over the last few years to focus on other ...
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