Jason Del Rey

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Kids’ Clothing Maker Lolly Wolly Doodle Grabs $20 Million Investment Led by Steve Case’s Revolution Growth

Steve Case’s Revolution Growth has led a $20 million investment in Lolly Wolly Doodle, a North Carolina-based kids’ clothing maker that has built its business on the back of Facebook. The company has developed a huge following on the social network, where it posts images of items — mostly dresses and skirts — and takes online orders in the comments section, only manufacturing each article of clothing after it has determined the demand for it. Founder Brandi Tysinger-Temple explained the concept in a video interview with Kara Swisher last fall.


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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