Kara Swisher

Recent Posts by Kara Swisher

CrowdSource Raises $12.5 Million for Enterprise Tasks

CrowdSource, which uses hundreds of thousands of workers to manage labor-intensive enterprise tasks, raised $12.5 million in a Series A round. The funding was led by Highland Capital Partners. The start-up, which focuses on content creation and structuring big data, said it will use the investment to expand offerings, add more workers and increase sales and marketing.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald