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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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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