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Hey Startups: Here's An Easy Way To Get 75K For Your Company

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Do you work at a really cool startup? Or are you launching a stealthy new venture? Then Business Insider wants to give you $75,000. Yep. Here's what you have to do: 1. Apply to enter our Startup 2012 business-plan competition. This online form will take about an hour to...
Hey Startups: Here's An Easy Way To Get 75K For Your Company

Lessons learned from Jobster, Jason Goldberg's Fab.com lands $105M

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Fab.com founder Jason Goldberg I’ve always been intrigued with Jason Goldberg’s entrepreneurial path, in part because the former T-Mobile manager and White House aide in the Clinton administration made a lasting dent on Seattle’s startup community with Jobster. The online recruiting upstart churned out a ton of startup talent (Urbanspoon,...
Lessons learned from Jobster, Jason Goldberg's Fab.com lands $105M

Niklas Zennstrom To Speak At The London Web Summit

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As I previously announced, the startup conference I’ve run for the last three years has merged with the Dublin Web Summit to create the London Web Summit on March 19, in The Brewery Venue, in London’s East End, already the single biggest cluster of tech startups in London. I’ll be...
Niklas Zennstrom To Speak At The London Web Summit

Fab Kills It In Commerce As Tablets Become Key For Designer Sales [TCTV]

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Design shopping site Fab is turning into a case study success story which tech entrepreneurs would be unwise to ignore. Founded in February 2010 as Fabulis by CEO Jason Goldberg (formerly of XING AG in Germany, socialmedian, and Jobster) with design industry veteran and Chief Creative Officer Bradford Shellhammer, the...
Fab Kills It In Commerce As Tablets Become Key For Designer Sales [TCTV]
Fab, A Design Site That Raised $156 Million To Compete With Ikea, Now Has 10 Million Members

Fab.com plans to be big — Amazon big, says CEO

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When Fab.com won a Crunchie for best shopping app, no one was more surprised than the startup’s CEO, Jason Goldberg (pictured). “To be honest, I didn’t think we were going to win, mostly because Fab isn’t very much integrated into the whole tech scene… We’re definitely mainstream.” Being mainstream can...
Fab.com plans to be big — Amazon big, says CEO

Katalyst rolls out its primary weapon to support new channel: Ashton Kutcher

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In a world over-run with inexpensively produced reality series, having your celebrity co-founder lend a little face time can help you stand out. For its part, Katalyst Media insist that’s not the entire motive in enlisting Ashton Kutcher for some light appearance time on the production company’s new YouTube channel,...
Katalyst rolls out its primary weapon to support new channel: Ashton Kutcher

Chris Dixon, Jason Goldberg, Jeff Jordan and David Lawee Will Mix It Up At Disrupt New York

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Last week we announced some pretty impressive TechCrunch Disrupt New York veterans who will be back on the stage this year. Today we’re revealing more of our stellar lineup for May’s big event. Joining our all star cast will be co-founder of Founder Collective and CEO of recently acquired Hunch,...
Chris Dixon, Jason Goldberg, Jeff Jordan and David Lawee Will Mix It Up At Disrupt New York

Does Citibank Suffer From Homophobia Or Just A General Dislike For Startups?

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I just finished reading a very unsettling blog post by serial entrepreneur Jason Goldberg, whose new startup fabulis has apparently had its bank account blocked by Citibank over posting “objectionable content” on its company blog, at least according to a bank employee he spoke to on the phone. Fabulis is...
Does Citibank Suffer From Homophobia Or Just A General Dislike For Startups?
What’s love got to do with it? For startups, everything

Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)

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Fab, the high-design e-commerce site, did 40 percent of its Thanksgiving Day sales through mobile devices, CEO Jason Goldberg reports. The trend highlights two things: the explosive growth of mobile commerce overall, and the increasing importance of gatekeepers who can drive shoppers to apps. It also reflects shifting consumer behavior....
Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)

Fab finally upgrades its European social e-commerce site to catch up with the US

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Rejoice, social shoppers: Fab has finally – and quietly – brought its European website up to par with its North America-focused Fab.com sister site. Although the company had said in the past that it would be upgrading the Fab Europe site experience some time in September, it hasn’t yet formally...
Fab finally upgrades its European social e-commerce site to catch up with the US

Fab CEO Jason Goldberg Takes to Reddit for Awkward AMA

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(Photo: WN) The Reddit AMA (or “ask me anything”) is a free-for-all question and answer session where big names duke it out with anonymous users masked by handles like “testees_testees_123.” It can be delightfully informative, but also delightfully weird. Some even morph into uncomfortable grilling sessions, as was the case with...
Fab CEO Jason Goldberg Takes to Reddit for Awkward AMA

Fab, 'The World's Alternative To Amazon And Walmart,' Is Now A Billion-Dollar Company

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Fab is reportedly raising a massive round at a $1 billion valuation, just as it's gearing up to announce its next pivot. The round is expected to be more than $100 million, TechCrunch's Leena Rao and Alexia Tsotsis report. Fab has already raised $171 million in funding, but the highest...
Fab, 'The World's Alternative To Amazon And Walmart,' Is Now A Billion-Dollar Company

Find Out How OMGPop Hit One Million Downloads In Ten Days

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Would-be acquirers are reportedly lining up to buy OMGPop, a game-making startup whose latest app, Draw Something, catapulted to one million downloads in ten days in January. Then it hit five million downloads two weeks later, and clocked in at 30 million as of today. How did the game...
Find Out How OMGPop Hit One Million Downloads In Ten Days
New York's Fab.com Temporarily Halts Shipping Over Hurricane Sandy Fallout
Fab Blasts Through The Commerce-Media Divide With Five New Verticals
Fab's eyes are bigger than its wallet. That's nothing $100 million can't fix

Now offering more than 15k products, Fab teases that it's pivoting to 'a new model'

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In a curious blog post, Fab founder and CEO Jason Goldberg detailed that his company plans to pivot “towards a new model that [it is] not yet ready to reveal publicly.” Back in early 2011, Fab shuttered Fabulis, its gay social networking service, to pivot into a design flash sale site. That transition...
Now offering more than 15k products, Fab teases that it's pivoting to 'a new model'

Silicon Valley VC Bill Gurley: NYC needs more 'iconic' tech companies like Seattle

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Bill Gurley. Photo via Wikipedia I’ve been writing a lot in recent months about the technology communities in Seattle and New York City, pinpointing the strengths and weaknesses of both tech hubs. While New York has plenty of marketing buzz and financial might — not to mention Mayor Bloomberg —...
Silicon Valley VC Bill Gurley: NYC needs more 'iconic' tech companies like Seattle

Fab.com's CEO Is Getting Married To His Boyfriend

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It's been a great summer for Fab.com CEO Jason Goldberg. Last week, he raised $105 million for his company, which sells curated designer goods online at a discount. And Friday morning, he and his boyfriend, Christian Schoenherr, went to New York's City Hall and picked up a marriage license. They...
Fab.com's CEO Is Getting Married To His Boyfriend

London Web Summit Startup Winner Will Get A £50,000 Convertible Loan

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Consider this the last warning you’ll get that the London Web Summit is coming next Monday, plus we’ve now secured a £50,000 convertible loan for the winner of the startup competition from DFJ Esprit. You have five hours left to get an Early Bird ticket. #LWS will be on March...
London Web Summit Startup Winner Will Get A £50,000 Convertible Loan

Seedrs Wins London Web Summit, As Europeans Rock Their Ecosystem

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London Web Summit crowned Seedrs the winner of its startup competition against a crowded field of 19 other competitors today. Managing to gain Financial Services Authority approval for its crowd funding model (in the UK) was deemed an incredibly hard thing to do by the judges, who said they had...
Seedrs Wins London Web Summit, As Europeans Rock Their Ecosystem

Fab Goes Euro Flash: Acquires Casacanda and Relaunches It as Fab.de In Germany, Austria, And Switzerland

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Another month, another milestone for master pivoter Jason Goldberg and his go-go daily deals for design startup, Fab. Today, the company announced that it has acquired Casacanda, a Berlin-based flash sales company. Along with the acquisition, Casacanda will relaunch as as Fab.de, serving Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Last November ccTLDInvestors,...
Fab Goes Euro Flash: Acquires Casacanda and Relaunches It as Fab.de In Germany, Austria, And Switzerland

As the Power Returns, E-Commerce Sites Turn Their Attention to the Holidays

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Technology companies are largely considered resilient in natural disasters. When one server goes down, a redundant one lights up across the country to pick up the slack. And when employees can’t make it to work, they work remotely with a laptop and a broadband connection. Source: Fab.com. Employees at Fab.com work...
As the Power Returns, E-Commerce Sites Turn Their Attention to the Holidays
Breaking Down Fab's Copycat Claims Against Touch of Modern: Innovate; Don't Copy

Did Citibank Block a Startup for Gay Content?

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Fabulis, a new venture-backed startup from Jason Goldberg — founder of socialmedian.com and Jobster — says that its bank account was recently blocked by Citibank, without any notice from the bank. According to a phone conversation with someone from the bank, the block occurred because of “objectionable content” on the...
Did Citibank Block a Startup for Gay Content?

Fab.com Raises Another $105 Million From Skype Founders And Others

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Fab.com, the design-focused flash-sales site, has raised $105 million, the Wall Street Journal reports. Atomico Ventures, the investing vehicle of Skype cofounders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennström, led the round. The Journal notes that while Fab's traffic has skyrocketed since founders Bradford Shellhammer and Jason Goldberg, the company's CEO, changed the...
Fab.com Raises Another $105 Million From Skype Founders And Others

Facebook Is Building A Mobile E-Commerce Platform -- And Advertisers Who've Seen It Love It (FB)

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Facebook did not get much attention last October when it officially launched "mobile app install ads," in part because the company unveiled about a dozen new ad products in 2012 and, from the users' point of view, many of them kinda looked the same. Also, mobile app install ads appeared...
Facebook Is Building A Mobile E-Commerce Platform -- And Advertisers Who've Seen It Love It (FB)

How To Admit Failure, Give Your Investors An Ultimatum And Succeed

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Fab, one of the fastest growing flash sales sites in the industry, came about after its founders decided to abandon their previous startup idea. CEO and co-founder Jason Goldberg said that after realizing that his previous venture would not work out, he immediately wanted to cease all efforts to save...
How To Admit Failure, Give Your Investors An Ultimatum And Succeed
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