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7 Stories to read this weekend

gigaom.com
What a wonderful week it was – I met with lots of interesting people, read great stuff and generally felt that all was right with the world of written word. Here are my picks – seven stories you should read this weekend. No evidence of disease: This is one of...
7 Stories to read this weekend
Record Venture Capital and IPOs Push SF Rents up a Whopping 23%
Lyft makes its East Coast debut in Boston

KurbKarma: A Social Network, And App, To Find Parking Where And When You Need It

techcrunch.com
We have all been there: you are in your car, you need to park, and you cannot, no matter how much you try, find a space. You see cars pulling away, but it’s too far for you to get there before another car swoops in. You see people walking and...
KurbKarma: A Social Network, And App, To Find Parking Where And When You Need It
9GAG releases mobile app, raises $2.8M to spread giggles like the flu
Loyal3 raises $18M to make buying stock as easy as a Facebook 'like'

As Competition Heats Up, Uber Lowers Prices By 10% In SF And Rolls Out UberX To Everyone There

techcrunch.com
Uber is lowering its prices in San Francsico, as the company seeks to remain competitive with an influx of low-cost on-demand transportation offerings in the city. The startup is also expanding availability of its lower-priced UberX service to all San Francisco users. In a blog post today, Uber announced that...
As Competition Heats Up, Uber Lowers Prices By 10% In SF And Rolls Out UberX To Everyone There

SF Wireless ISP MonkeyBrains Tries To Crowdfund $325 Million For A Satellite

www.techdirt.com
Well, this is amusing. San Francisco wireless ISP MonkeyBrains (who some friends use and love) has posted an IndieGogo crowdfunding project in which they're seeking $325,000,000 (yes, that's $325 million) to build a satellite to deliver internet access. The "tiers" are interesting. The lowest is $5,000 (two people have claimed...
SF Wireless ISP MonkeyBrains Tries To Crowdfund $325 Million For A Satellite

Make Way For More Tech Investment: Index Raises Another €350M Fund

techcrunch.com
The economic signals coming from Europe are leading some to predict a big drop in startup investments up ahead, but that’s not the message coming from one of the region’s biggest VC firms. Index Ventures has just announced a new fund of €350 million ($442 million), which it intends to...
Make Way For More Tech Investment: Index Raises Another €350M Fund
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