Liz Gannes

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Web Operations Uniter Opbeat Raises $2.7M From Instagram’s Mike Krieger and Others

Opbeat, a new platform to help developers manage operations across GitHub, Amazon Web Services, Heroku and others, has raised $2.7 million in Series A funding. In private beta, the company’s supporters include Balderton Capital and Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, who famously kept the photo app speedy and available through its fast growth, and is making his first investment.


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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