Liz Gannes

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Hulu Tech Team to Launch Social Start-Up Erly With Backing From Kleiner Perkins

Kleiner Perkins partner Eric Feng, who became a VC just a year ago, is off to start a new social technology start-up called Erly with backing from KP partners John Doerr and Chi-Hua Chien.

Feng, who was the founding CTO of Hulu, co-founded Erly with two former Hulu coworkers: former Hulu Head of Product Eugene Wei and Head of Engineering Andrew Lin.

Erly isn’t saying much about what it’s doing yet — “Your life, simply interesting” is the tagline — but it already has eight team members and offices in Palo Alto, Calif., and New York City.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald