Quantifying startup funding inequality for fun and profit

 Income inequality and disparity in resource distribution have drawn a lot of attention recently in the United States. Today, we’ll investigate a variation on the theme, exploring the distribution of a specific resource, venture capital funding, across a particular population, in this case, all U.S.-based technology companies founded in or after 2003 with at least one recorded funding round. Read More
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Author: Jason Rowley

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New tech trade associations will have big role in future tech policy

 TechNet, a prominent Washington, D.C based tech advocacy group and self-proclaimed “Voice of the Innovation Economy” that counts Apple, Paypal, and Airbnb as members, recently voiced opposition to the Trump administration’s shameful updated executive order on immigration. Although TechNet “speaks” on behalf of its members, the broad composition of the group provides… Read More
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Author: Matt Weinberg

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Twitter announces new live shows from the WNBA, BuzzFeed, Live Nation and more

 Looks like Twitter’s streaming video news deal with Bloomberg was just the first of more than a dozen content partnerships that it’s announcing today. The company unveiled the full slate at the NewFronts, where online publishers pitch their content to advertisers. (This was the first time Twitter’s held its own NewFronts presentation.) Twitter has been ramping up its… Read More
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Author: Anthony Ha

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