IN 2005 Venky Harinarayan and Anand Rajaraman, two venture capitalists, were approached with an offer by Sean Parker, the founder of Napster, once the internet’s biggest music-sharing service. In exchange for a small amount, they would be given a stake in a new startup run by one of Mr Parker's associates. Show More Summary
There are a few people in tech who resemble each other so closely, they'd make you do a double take. For a while, these pairs were documented on a popular Tumblr, Tech Look-Alikes. From investor Mo Koyfoman and Sean Parker to Drew Houston...Show More Summary
Milo Yiannopoulos logged on to Airtime.com. And waited.
One evening in May, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her husband attended an expensive dinner. Other guests included billionaire Sean Parker, SV Angel's Ron Conway, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff, Twitter board member Peter Fenton, and other powerful technology executives. Show More Summary
The Athletics play in Oakland, obviously, so their home games normally start at 10 p.m. They are also a fairly nameless bunch: Jarrod Parker, Seth Smith, Eric Sogard, Dan Straily and Sean Doolittle. Surely you haven’t much about these guys. … Continue reading ?
Natalie Martinez, one of the stars of CBS’s “Under the Dome,” has landed a lead role in the thriller Home Invasion, reports Heat Vision. Commercials director Sean Parker is directing the thriller, which is being made by Voltage Pictures and Zinc Entertainment, a division of... Read More
#SEAN #PARKER (Lavish Multi-Million Dollar, Fantasy Themed Wedding) #MultiBillionaire #Entrepreneur pic.twitter.com/9z4km5NZM4 — Jack De Simone (@JackDVocalPro) September 4, 2013 Change “startup” to “hedge fund”, “ecstasy” to “cocaine”, and “douche-bag” to “douche bag” and you too can see SF is just another Wall St. Show More Summary
I feel that I would be re-miss to not write about the stunning, insane, gorgeousness that is the Sean Parker wedding. I’m sure you’ve already seen it in your Vanity Fair. Yes, I know it was “outrageously” lavish, but it was also theShow More Summary
When my good friend Mike Masnick asked me to guest post on Techdirt, I answered just as most Americans would, "What's Techdirt?" I kid, I kid. Other than a name suggesting we're going to get more scoop on Sean Parker's wedding or the...Show More Summary
Last week, The New York Times detailed the personal, political and financial connections between Newark Mayor Cory Booker and a who's who of Silicon Valley: Eric Schmidt, Marc Andreessen, Reid Hoffman, Sean Parker and more. Some of them backed his 2011 startup, Waywire. Show More Summary
Napster's Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker with Alex Winter The recently-released documentary Downloaded takes us back to a time in which there was no...
Perhaps triggered by Sean "Don't photograph this giant fucking spectacle of a wedding LOOK AT ME DON'T LOOK AT ME" Parker's wedding, many couples are asking guests to leave their phones at home and simply swim in a sea of their love, untethered from technology. Show More Summary
WillCall, the concert discovery and ticketing app, today announced a new funding round of $1.2 million from a variety of music and entertainment industry figures including Sean Parker, Coran Capshaw and John Frankenheimer. Previous rounds of $50,000 and $850,000 make the grand total $2.1 million to date. Show More Summary
Sean Parker has added his name to the list of investors putting money into WillCall, a bookings app that focuses on live music and lets people buy tickets to shows with one click. The San Francisco-based startup announced today that it has raised another $1.2 million, bringing its total raise to date to $2.1 million. The controversial Parker, who founded...
WillCall, the mobile-based concert discovery app, announced Wednesday that it raised $1.2 million from a group of investors in the music and tech communities. Participants include Sean Parker, music manager Coran Capshaw, SV Angel, Airbnb's Joe Gebbia and angel Oliver Jung, among others. Show More Summary
WillCall, the mobile app that makes it easy to find tickets to live shows at the last minute, has raised a $1.2m round from a number of notable investors. The... Keep reading ?
Jeff Bezos spent less of his net worth on the Washington Post than Sean Parker spent of his net worth on his wedding. — Adam Frucci (@frucci) August 5, 2013 Read more...
Former Facebook president Sean Parker has published a new rant against the "venomous," "hateful," "obsessive" critics of his $4.5 million, Lord of the Rings-style wedding in Big Sur, Calif. His nuptials to singer-songwriter Alexandra...Show More Summary
When we heard that Sean Parker, one of the Internet masterminds behind Napster and Facebook, married singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas in a lavish ceremony in Big Sur, CA, in June, our curiosity was instantly piqued - and once we saw...Show More Summary
Guest Post Sean Parker was almost right: Facebook was throwing the best party on campus, but now the party goers don’t stay up past 10:00 anyway.