This week, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington sued his ex-girlfriend, Jenn Allen, for defamation and publication in a false light. He's seeking "general" and "special damages" according to "proof." He also wants the cost of the lawsuit...Show More Summary
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After issuing an ultimatum to abuse-alleging ex Jenn Allen, TechCrunch founder and investor Michael Arrington is now trying to take her to federal court. In demand for trial filed just yesterday, Arrington's lawyers allege Allen tried to "smear [his] name on the internet" and "destroy his reputation." Read more...
Ready for some news? Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has met with Hulu execs about potentially buying the video streaming site. Four guys just bought a mountain for $40 million and plan to hold startup conferences there. Michael Arrington's VC firm CrunchFund is seeing a 20% to 30% internal rate return on its investments. Show More Summary
Michael Arrington's CrunchFund is performing quite well, Dan Primack at Fortune reports. He says the CrunchFund has a 20%-30% internal rate of return, which is about in line with what a venture capital fund is expected to deliver. The CrunchFund is a source of fascination in the tech world because of Arrington. Show More Summary
MG Siegler, the TechCrunch columnist and venture capitalist known best for his unabashed pro-Apple bias, spurred a lot of discussion (and mockery) today when he announced he was departing Michael Arrington's VC firm CrunchFund for Google Ventures. Show More Summary
After 19 months of working with our founder, Michael Arrington, on setting up CrunchFund, MG Siegler has moved on to a similar role at a firm that continues to make waves in the venture world, Google Ventures. In a post on his own blog...Show More Summary
MG Siegler, the blogger-turned-VC who still writes for TechCrunch about topics like how Google devices compare to Apple products, is becoming a general partner at Google Ventures. He was previously at CrunchFund, Michael Arrington's investment firm that emerged out of AOL-owned TechCrunch amidst much drama.
At TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 NY, Tumblr founder David Karp and Sequoia partner Roelof Botha took the stage with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington today to discuss Tumblr’s history, the relationship between Karp as an entrepreneur and Botha as his investor and why New York is such a great city for a startup. Show More Summary
Michael Arrington began moderating a panel at Disrupt NY today with Ron Conway, David Lee, and Brian Pokorny of SV Angel by noting that he was "pissed off" by investor Chamath Palipitiya's comments on Monday that startup quality is at...Show More Summary
Venture capitalist Fred Wilson isn’t afraid to invest in crazy ideas. In fact speaking today at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York City he said he takes "crazy" as a compliment. But when TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington asked about the...Show More Summary
One tip: Be crazy, but not too crazy. In a conversation with Michael Arrington, Fred Wilson offers a list of "dos and don'ts" for entrepreneurs raising cash. Hundreds--perhaps thousands--of entrepreneurs have sat down across the table from Union Square Ventures founder Fred Wilson to ask for money. Show More Summary
Today during Fred Wilson’s interview with Michael Arrington, the two discussed how, and how not to, pitch a VC. Hearing the two speak frankly about what works and what doesn’t is absolutely helpful to entrepreneurs. The important aspects...Show More Summary
What are the challenges that the New York tech scene needs to address? This topic kicked off the conversation this morning between TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington and venture capitalist Bill Gurley at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013....Show More Summary
The public battle between two prominent tech insiders has divided the Silicon Valley community.
In response to allegations that he abused his former girlfriend, investor and TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has collected evidence to refute her claims and posted the documents on his blog. “The following letter from my attorneys...Show More Summary
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington’s attorney Eric M. George sent a letter to the entrepreneur Jennifer Allen yesterday, Arrington wrote on his blog. The letter says Allen has “posted statements about Michael that are false and defamatory, and that have … Read more
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has made good on his promise to reveal more detail in his case against accuser Jenn Allen, and posted a letter from his lawyer presenting his side of the story. The document, which presents some heavy stuff, asks that Jenn Allen retract her public statements or Arrington will continue with planned legal action.
The prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist Michael Arrington was accused of "physical abuse" and "rape" by a former girlfriend last week. The former girlfriend made the accusations in a late-night Facebook post and a few blog comments on the media site Gawker. Show More Summary
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Michael Arrington Responds to Allegations (SocialTimes) In a deliberately vague statement, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has effectively denied allegations that he physically abused his ex-girlfriend. Show More Summary