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Cheers Raises $2.5M Series A To Expand Its Positivity Network And Make The Case To Brands

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Cheers, the app and social network built around giving users the chance to celebrate the good things in their lives, has raised a $2.5 million Series A funding round led by MindFund and including Charles River Ventures, Trinity Ventures, AngelList founder Naval Ravikant and others. The startup launched just over...
Cheers Raises $2.5M Series A To Expand Its Positivity Network And Make The Case To Brands

Fab Looks Back At Past 18 Months: 10 Million Members, 4.3 Million Products Sold

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Design-focused e-commerce site Fab.com has been having a good year (and a half), and thanks to the massive 100-plus page slideshow the company has now shared, it has the figures to prove it. According to Fab’s latest, the site reached 10 million members in 2012, and sold 4.3 million products...
Fab Looks Back At Past 18 Months: 10 Million Members, 4.3 Million Products Sold
Inside Amazon Prime's 'explosive' growth: 10 million members and profitable

[SURVEY] Professional Investors Will Stay on Sidelines for Facebook's IPO

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Shares of Facebook will reportedly begin trading in May, and professional investors expect the stock's price to rise 12% in the first quarter, according to a survey by Maven. Despite that upbeat assessment, just 12% of professional investors surveyed by Maven said they planned to invest in Facebook, with 44%...
[SURVEY] Professional Investors Will Stay on Sidelines for Facebook's IPO
Dollar Shave Club's 'f**king great blades' help it raise $9.8 million

Dalton Caldwell's experiment with a paid social network is going free (sort of)

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Since he hit his fundraising target and launched App.net back in August, there have been few more vocal advocates for paid social networks and products than entrepreneur Dalton Caldwell. You and your data are not the product we’re selling to advertisers, he promised his backers and audience, as part of an...
Dalton Caldwell's experiment with a paid social network is going free (sort of)

E-book publishing marketplace BiblioCrunch goes freemium, adds concierge Q&A service

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E-book services startup BiblioCrunch got a brand new design and new features, the company announced today in an email to its users. While its Basic Option remains free, it is also introducing subscription plans. As you may remember, BiblioCrunch relaunched last June as a marketplace that helps publishers and talent...
E-book publishing marketplace BiblioCrunch goes freemium, adds concierge Q&A service

Early Facebook And LinkedIn Investor David Sze Writes His Biggest Startup Check Yet

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Greylock Partners' David Sze has made some very good investment decisions. He wrote early checks to Facebook, Pandora and LinkedIn. But he just wrote his biggest startup check yet. Sze gave Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhoods, $15 million on behalf of Greylock, which led the startup's $21.6 million round...
Early Facebook And LinkedIn Investor David Sze Writes His Biggest Startup Check Yet

Chinese microblog Sina Weibo ignores concern over new rule, eyes more business users

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Chinese Internet firm Sina is looking to increase the number of businesses that use its Sina Weibo microblogging service, according to comments from its CEO Charles Chao made at business forum in Taiwan yesterday. In spite of impending new measures coming into place next month, which are likely to reduce active...
Chinese microblog Sina Weibo ignores concern over new rule, eyes more business users

In self-publishing push, Amazon expands Kindle Owners' Lending Library to Europe

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Amazon is expanding the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, which allows Prime members who own a Kindle device to borrow one ebook a month for free, to the United Kingdom, Germany and France later this month. Amazon launched KOLL in the United States last November with a library of about 5,000 traditionally...
In self-publishing push, Amazon expands Kindle Owners' Lending Library to Europe

Avaaz gains 2.5 million users in 30 days, raises $3.3m in aid for Syria

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In an announcement today, the petition site Avaaz revealed some pretty interesting figures on its growth and latest efforts around the world. In December, we reported that the site’s anti-SOPA petition managed to garner well over 1 million signatures, and as of today, it has been signed almost 3.5 million...
Avaaz gains 2.5 million users in 30 days, raises $3.3m in aid for Syria
More bad news for Amazon? Total Prime memberships may be lower than estimated

Hey Look, Another Drummed-Up Google Controversy (GOOG)

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Google is unifying all the different kinds of user accounts it has for its various products. The "home" for these accounts will now be Google+. The WSJ's Amir Efrati this is a "controversial tactic" intended to boost Google+'s membership numbers. This is silly, and it's not news. From the very beginning,...
Hey Look, Another Drummed-Up Google Controversy (GOOG)

How Google's social log-in feature can help Google+

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Google's decision to let users use their Google+ accounts to log in to other Web sites has the potential to give the company's social network a major boost. Patrick Salyer, the chief executive officer of Gigya -- a company that providers social log-in services to sites around the Web --...
How Google's social log-in feature can help Google+
Forget Mint, LearnVest's new platform takes aim at financial planning industry
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