Liz Gannes

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Like We Said, Hailo Raises $30M Led by Union Square Ventures

We reported in December that Hailo was raising $30 million at a $140 million valuation in a round led by Fred Wilson at Union Square Ventures in New York. Correction: It was actually Wilson’s partner John Buttrick. The taxi appmaker and venture capitalist disclosed the round today, saying that Hailo would soon enter markets in New York, Tokyo (home of another new investor, KDDI), Madrid and Barcelona.


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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