After going for-profit, CouchSurfing faces user revolt

After building up millions of users in the last eight years, DIY travel website Couchsurfing has stepped it up by going for-profit and taking venture funding. But some aggrieved users feel that they’ve become pawns in a game… and they aren’t happy.

D.light’s Lead Investor: Omidyar

While we reported earlier this week that solar LED lighting startup D.light had secured $5.5 million in funding, there’s another interesting aspect to the story out this morning: eBay (s EBAY) founder Pierre Omidyar and his philanthropic investment fund Omidyar Network were the lead investors in D.light.