Jason Del Rey

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SigFig Raises $15 Million From Union Square Ventures and Bain Capital Ventures

Investment advice startup SigFig has raised a $15 million Series B round led by Union Square Ventures and Bain Capital Ventures, the company announced today. Prior investor DCM also participated. SigFig users upload information about their investment portfolios to get advice and recommendations about high fees and bad investments. The company has also started to work with media companies such as CNN and USA Today on partnerships that utilize its aggregate investment data. USV’s John Buttrick will join the startup’s board.


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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