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Snapchat's Movie Guru Behind 'The Social Network' Sony executive made Facebook movie

Snapchat board member Michael Lynton could be a big help with the movie version of the company's founding if there ever is one. Lynton helped bring the founding of Facebook…

December 11, 2013, 5:19 PM EST

Outbrain Adds $35M in Latest Fundraising Viral content maker brings total raised to $100 million

Outbrain just picked up $35 million to keep churning out its signature viral advertising links. The company, known for sponsoring the links that appear on websites like ESPN, Slate and other…

October 22, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT

First Mover: M.G. Siegler The TechCrunch blogger talks about becoming a venture capitalist at the CrunchFund

Why did you make the switch to venture capital? Ever since AOL bought TechCrunch in early October of 2010, I just started thinking about what I wanted to do next. I…

December 5, 2011, 5:09 AM EST

Tumblr Valued at $800 Million The blogging site is raising between $75 million and $100 million

Tumblr might not have figured out how it’s going to make money, but that isn’t stopping a number of investors from throwing capital at the blogging site. The Wall Street Journal…

August 26, 2011, 10:06 AM EDT

AT&T Woos Silicon Valley on T-Mobile Deal Telecom wants their support—or at least silent cooperation

Tech companies large and small are increasingly concentrating on mobile technology, which means that AT&T’s proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile could have a major impact on Silicon Valley. In an…

May 19, 2011, 9:07 AM EDT

Is Gilt Really Worth $1 Billion? The Wall Street Journal isn't so sure

A group of VCs recently invested $138 million in Gilt Groupe, giving the company a valuation of $1 billion despite the fact that the site hasn’t made a profit since…

May 11, 2011, 11:52 AM EDT

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