Peter Kafka

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TechStars NYC Head Dave Tisch Steps Down

Dave Tisch, who ran of the New York City outpost of the TechStars incubator, is stepping down. In a blog post, Tisch says he’ll remain involved in the start-up school, modeled on the Y Combinator model. But Tisch doesn’t say who will replace him as managing director.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik