Liz Gannes

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After Facebook and Twitter, SecondMarket Buyers Lust for Pinterest, ZocDoc and Klout

SecondMarket, the private market dominated by sales of stock by former employees at consumer Web and social media companies, had more than $558 million in transactions in 2011, for 55 percent year-over-year growth, it said today. Buyers tell SecondMarket they are still most interested in getting shares from regular targets like Facebook and Twitter, but some recent emerging targets include Pinterest, Practice Fusion, ZocDoc, Klout and Kickstarter. (Of course, just because there are would-be buyers doesn’t mean there are sellers.)


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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