Kevin Rose Is AngelList’s Million-Dollar Man

Next time Kevin Rose makes an angel investment, he has more than $1.1 million at his beck and call to do it.

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Photo-Sharing App Cluster Raises $1.6 Million

Cluster, a photo-sharing app startup that syncs pictures with friends around specific events, announced on Thursday that it had raised a $1.6 million seed round of venture funding. The round was led by Steve Anderson of Baseline Ventures, and included participation from investors at Freestyle Capital, First Round Capital, Google Ventures and Sherpa Ventures. The startup also released an updated version of its app on Thursday.

Kamcord Gets Backing From Top Investors to Record Mobile Game Play

Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures and Tencent are just three of the investors backing a small San Francisco start-up called Kamcord.

Peace Out, Google+: Designer Daniel Burka Joins Google Ventures

A move over to Google’s venture arm brings a happy reunion for two longtime collaborators.


Tech Cash Pours Into Food Start-Ups

There is a frothy new deal in Silicon Valley, and it gives a taste of where some investors are pouring money these days.

Twitter Acquires Cabana to Improve Third-Party Developer Tools

Starting today, Cabana will be joining Twitter’s platform team, to help “third-party developers create new experiences on Twitter.”


Kevin Rose Interviews Elon Musk

Seven words: supersonic vertical takeoff and landing electric plane.


Kevin Rose: Digg Failed Because “Social Media Grew Up”

In his first interview since the remains of fallen social media Digg star were sold to Betaworks, Digg’s founder Kevin Rose said he sold some company shares during its venture-capital financing rounds but “did not make a lot of money.”

Kevin Rose’s Next Move: Partner at Google Ventures

Kevin Rose, who joined Google in March to work on Google+ along with some of his team from mobile start-up Milk, is now moving to Google Ventures.

Google Confirms Kevin Rose and Some of Milk Team Will Join

Google today confirmed the news we brought you yesterday: Kevin Rose and some of the team from his mobile app incubator Milk will be joining the company.

Exclusive: Kevin Rose Will Join Google

Is There a Second Act for Kevin Rose?