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Employment Startup Proven Raises $1 Million

Proven, a mobile app for finding employment, announced an additional $1 million to its seed round of funding on Wednesday, bringing the total amount contributed to $3.8 million. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Kapor Capital, Founder Collective, Greylock Partners and a number of angel investors. The app allows job seekers to search Craigslist, Simply Hired and Beyond.com for postings, and lets them keep track of positions they’ve applied for, among other features.


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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