Copious Raises Ample First Round Totaling $5 Million

Copious has secured $5 million in a first round of funding led by Foundation Capital, with Google Ventures and Relay Ventures also participating. The San Francisco company is creating a marketplace like eBay or Craigslist, except that it connects with social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, to find out information about the buyers and sellers, including interests. Copious launched a year ago in beta.


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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