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Identified Snags $21 Million in Series B Funding Round

Professional networking start-up Identified announced on Monday the completion of a $21 million Series B funding round. VantagePoint Capital and Capricorn Investment Group led the round; previous investors Tim Draper, Bill Draper and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors also participated. As something of a cross between LinkedIn, Klout and Zynga, Identified aims to pair job-seeking twentysomethings — the company’s key demographic — with potential employers.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work