Liz Gannes

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Andreessen Horowitz Gives $22M to Flirting Site Skout

Skout, a social discovery start-up, has raised $22 million from Andreessen Horowitz. The smartphone app for flirting with nearby people has seen strong international adoption, though it isn’t sharing its total number of users. Skout used to be more like Foursquare — also backed by AH — but it got much more traction when it turned toward dating. AH also backed a flirting app called LikeALittle, which is currently revamping itself to be called Circle.


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There’s a lot of attention and PR around Marissa, but their product lineup just kind of blows.

— Om Malik on Bloomberg TV, talking about Yahoo, the September issue of Vogue Magazine, and our overdependence on Google