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Social Sports Startup Bluefields Scores $1 Million

Bluefields, the social network that links sports players together for easier communication between teams and leagues, announced Friday it had raised a $1 million seed round. Contributors include Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s VegasTechFund, Facebook Europe executive Christian Hernandez, Elliot Loh (formerly of Yammer), and a number of other angels and seed fund contributors. The startup also exited its private beta on Friday, opening itself up to more potential users.


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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