Liz Gannes

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Zynga and Pandora Ad Provider SocialVibe Raises $20M

SocialVibe, the performance advertising network that offers users an alternative to paying for virtual goods on Zynga and subscriptions on Pandora, today announced it has raised $20 million in a Series D round led by Norwest Venture Partners and including previous investors Redpoint Ventures, Jafco Ventures and Pinnacle Ventures. The Los Angeles-based company also operates its own social apps for individuals to spread branded content in order to raise money for various causes.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work