Liz Gannes

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Asana Raises $28M to Reunite With Peter Thiel

Productivity toolmaker Asana said today it had raised $28 million led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund. Asana’s team and investors are a bit of a Facebook reunion, including its co-founders Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein and various employees, early investor Thiel, and early employees Adam D’Angelo and Matt Cohler via Benchmark Capital.


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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