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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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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