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SoftBank Capital Raises $51 Million for New York Startups

SoftBank Capital announced Thursday it raised a $51 million fund aimed at backing early-stage, New York-area startups. New York partner Jordan Levy will oversee investments; partners including Ron Fisher, Joe Medved and Ron Schreiber will also manage the fund, with help from special partners Eric Hippeau and Mike Perlis.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik