Liz Gannes

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Eventup Raises $1.8M for Venue Marketplace

There might not be a company more deserving of the description “an Airbnb for X” than Eventup, where X in this case is event spaces for rent. The recently launched marketplace for venues now has 3,000 listings and $1.8 million in seed funding from Lightbank, Crosscut Ventures, NEA and New World Ventures.


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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