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Greylock Commits $100 Million to Investing in the Future of Marketplaces

VC firm Greylock Partners announced on Thursday that it will commit to investing at least $100 million in entrepreneurs and companies working on marketplaces, or, as Greylock’s Simon Rothman puts it, “network effects businesses and transaction businesses.” (Think Lyft, Wanelo, etc.) Greylock also promoted Rothman, an executive in residence since 2011, to the position of partner on the firm’s consumer investment team, where he’ll focus on marketplace investments.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”