Liz Gannes

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Zirtual Raises $2M for Online Executive Assistant Service

Mayfield Fund, Tony Hsieh of Zappos and the Las Vegas Downtown Project are putting $2 million in Series A funding into a startup called Zirtual that offers virtual executive assistant services. The now Las Vegas-based company already employs 100 U.S.-based assistants and charges $197 to $997 per month for its services.


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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