More executives are switching around at Twitter, as it hires the banker that led its IPO.
David Hahn, the former VP of product for LinkedIn(s LNKD), will join Greylock Partners as an entrepreneur-in-residence, the VC firm announced Monday. At LinkedIn, Hahn oversaw the company’s monetization products, including Sponsored Updates. According to LinkedIn co-founder and current Greylock partner Reid Hoffman, Hahn’s product portfolio generated $1.5 billion for the company. As an entrepreneur-in-residence, Hahn will advise the leadership teams of the firm’s portfolio companies, which include both social and enterprise startups, on monetization and product.
With high valuations and mega funding rounds, is Silicon Valley on a bubble again? VCs say it’s not so cut and dry.
Foursquare is beginning to capitalize on its rich location data by charging a small percentage of users.
Education-focused children’s mobile app network Fingerprint has raised more than $20 million in funding to date.
Online marketplace Etsy, which has made its name in selling handmade goods from independent vendors, announced on Monday that it acquired A Little Market — an ecommerce shop based in France that also focuses on handmade goods. The Wall Street Journal reported that the acquisition is the largest from Etsy to date, although the terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The company says that A Little Market will continue to function independently, providing domestic goods in France. The company has been on a bit of a buying spree, as it acquired technology ecommerce company Grand St. in April of this year.
When the cloud gets better, how do we use it to benefit business strategy? IEEE chair and Gigaom Analyst Joe Weinman believes the answer lies in upgrading the Value Disciplines.
After serving in multiple roles at Twitter for the past four years, COO Ali Rowghani has resigned from his position.
Two former Apple employees are taking on key roles at Pinterest.
Uber is now officially one of the most valuable startups in the world, as it announced a $1.4 billion round of funding.