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Apartment Rental Start-Up Zumper Closes $1 Million in Seed Round

Zumper, an apartment rental listing Web site that matches landlords with prospective tenants, announced the closing of its seed funding round on Thursday morning, raising $1 million. The group of initial investors includes Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, NEA and CrunchFund, among others. The team plans to use the capital to expand its engineering resources and continue expanding its rental platform.


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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