Liz Gannes

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Lanyrd Raises $1.4M to Help People Get More Value From Conferences

Lanyrd, the surprisingly useful “social conference directory,” has closed seed funding, it announced today. Some $1.4 million in funding came primarily from U.K. investors Index Seed and PROfounders, as well as angels like Joi Ito, Esther Dyson and Joshua Schachter.

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus