Liz Gannes

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Grand St. Raises $1.3M for Smart Gadget Store

There’s a renaissance of startup hardware companies these days, but between so many little brands and Kickstarter advance backing and manufacturing delays, it’s not necessarily easy to figure out where to buy all the nifty gadgets. Enter Grand St., the invitation-only (for now) “creative technology” online store. It has raised $1.3 million led by First Round Capital.


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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