Mike Isaac

Recent Posts by Mike Isaac

Education Start-Up Clever Scores $3 Million

Online education start-up Clever closed a $3 million seed round of funding, the company announced on Monday. Investors participating in the round include those from SV Angel, Y Combinator, Mike Maples, Jeff Clavier, Google, Ashton Kutcher and others. Clever — a company which provides tools to third-party ed-tech developers in order to better integrate into school system software — first launched at the end of June, a product of the Y Combinator startup-accelerator program.


Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

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