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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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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