I found myself thinking about Michael Arrington the other day. Specifically, at a time when barely an hour can go by without a high profile media figure being accused of harassment or assault towards women, I found myself thinking how much Mike – a Pando investor, who Sarah fired from our board in 2012 - dodged a bullet. He probably didn't feel that way back in 2013...
Michael Arrington, Silicon Valley tech leader and founder of TechCrunch, is starting a hedge fund based on the Ripple cryptocurrency. While there have been other funds set up to invest in various digital currencies, this is the first one to actually be denominated in a cryptocurrency, rather than in dollars or euros.
Space tech company Satellogic has raised $27 million in a Series B round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent, and with participation by CrunchFund (disclosure: co-founded by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington). The company also launches...Show More Summary
Crunchbase, the business database that details myriad data points from startups and the investor ecosystem, has announced an $18 million funding round led by VC firm Mayfield. Created by Michael Arrington in 2007, Crunchbase initially existed under the TechCrunch umbrella. It was subsequently acquired in 2010 by AOL, which, in turn, was snapped up by Verizon […]
LaVar Arrington has a message for Michael Crabtree -- if you don't want people to snatch your chain on the field, don't wear it during games!! The former NFLer says Aqib Talib's decision to rip Crabtree's gold chain off during last Sunday's…
Michael & Jennifer McLain have announced the addition of Dan Kelly on fiddle, resulting in a new name for their act. Touring now as the Michael & Jennifer McLain Band featuring Dan Kelly, the group performs regularly at Arrington Vineyards, about 30 miles south of […]
Dan Primack reports that Pando investor (and fired board member) Michael Arrington is stepping back from his role at Crunchfund. Well goodness. Primack has no real specifics except that Arrington wants to focus on his health insteadShow More Summary
Even multi-millionaire investors need a shoulder to cry on — or at least that's what they've been saying on Twitter, according to Tech Crunch founder Michael Arrington. Arrington opened TechCrunch Disrupt, the three-day startup conference...Show More Summary
Disrupt started off with a bang this morning with a fireside chat including Ron and Topher Conway, both investors with SV Angel. TechCrunch founder and CrunchFund investor Michael Arrington peppered them with questions about the landscape of Silicon Valley. They know what they’re talking about, as SV Angel is currently investors in 26 “Unicorn” companies. They’ve… Read More
“See you in the trenches.” I’ll never forget that moment. We were at the 2012 Crunchies just after Paul and I’d left to start our respective companies and Michael Arrington was watching it at home in Seattle on a live stream. Uber was doing well but it wasn’t nearly the company it is today. Show More Summary
One day back when Michael Arrington and I were on speaking terms -- three years ago, maybe -- he called me to ask for advice on how to handle some fight in which he’d become embroiled. I can’t remember the details of the fight -- heShow More Summary
In 2011, CNN aired a widely-debated documentary, Black in America: The New Promised Land – Silicon Valley. During the broadcast, influential blogger Michael Arrington said he didn’t know a single African-American entrepreneur. WhileShow More Summary
It seems like a million years ago that Kara Swisher and Michael Arrington would spend their days taking shots at each other: Kara calling Mike “Yurtle the Turtle” — a reference no one really understood — and complaining to any reporter who’d listen that he was unforgivably conflicted due to his investments in Internet giants Dogster and Seesmic. Show More Summary
This would be him. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCOZ6iCtonc&w=425&h=350] The post If Michael Arrington and Gary Vaynerchuk had a love child appeared first on cameronreilly.com.
In an interview with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) twice said that he has undergraduate degrees which he did not in fact earn. After Arrington said he has an economics degree, Paul replied, "Mine's...Show More Summary
BroBible has photos of Patriots receiver Julian Edelman, reportedly at a Final Club in Harvard Wednesday. Players Kyle Arrington and Michael Buchanan were there too, though there aren't any photos of them lifting up their shirts. Read more...
Years ago, when TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington was dreaming up ideas for what the original Crunchies statuette would look like, he drew inspiration from 2001: A Space Odyssey. In particular, that scene in the early part of the movie in which the apes start using bones as tools and weapons for the first time. Show More Summary
reBOOT Detroit is an upcoming technology conference designed to help bring together the growing startup community in Detroit, Michigan. The conference will feature several influential speakers like Michael Arrington, Robert Scoble, and Catherine Bracy. reBOOT Detroit is scheduled to run May 16 to 19, 2015, and will feature a hackathon as part of the conference. […]
Digg co-founder Kevin Rose is getting back into the startup game, and it looks like his first product will be an iPhone app for sharing “tiny little photos that disappear after 24 hours.” Michael Arrington got a preview of Rose’s app at TechCrunch Disrupt today, but he didn’t go into the specifics of the app. Show More Summary
Today at Disrupt SF, TechCrunch founder and alum Michael Arrington interviewed venture capitalist Vinod Khosla in a conversation that covered a number of topics including egg substitutes, animal cruelty, city design, Uber, the usefulness of most members of the professional investing community — and one of Khosla’s newest interests, machine learning. Show More Summary