canvas networks

  • Moot Re-Imagines the Image Board with Canvas

    (Founder Stories) Moot Reimagines The Image Board With A Fresh Canvas

    When Christopher Poole (aka Moot) started 4chan, it was a very basic image board that attracted an incredibly active and vibrant community. But 4chan itself is not a pretty site. It is almost Craisglist-like in its barrenness. That is why Poole is re-imagining the image board with his latest startup, Canvas, which just launched in private beta a couple months ago. Demand to get in is so… Read More

  • 4chan Founder Unleashes Canvas On The World

    4chan Founder Unleashes Canvas On The World

    Canvas launches today for 4,000 or so lucky souls. Seven year old 4chan, created by now-23 year old Christopher Poole, continues to delight and enrage the Internet. Major Internet memes were either created or spread on 4Chan, as were more denial of service attacks than we can count. Twelve million or so people a month visit the site, and at any given moment there are 60,000 – 70,000… Read More

  • Moot's Investors Revealed: Andreessen, Conway, Dixon, Schachter and Lerer

    Moot's Investors Revealed: Andreessen, Conway, Dixon, Schachter and Lerer

    Last Friday, we wrote about 4chan founder Christopher “Moot” Poole’s stealthy startup, Canvas Networks, which just raised $625,000 in funding. Poole has revealed the names of the investors in the round, which are impressive to say the least. The investors are Ron Conway, Marc Andreessen, Chris Dixon, Kenneth Lerer, and Joshua Schachter. Lerer led the round. Poole is… Read More

  • 4chan Founder ‘Moot’ Raises $625K For Stealth Startup Canvas Networks

    4chan Founder ‘Moot’ Raises $625K For Stealth Startup Canvas Networks

    According to an SEC filing, 4chan founder Christopher “Moot” Poole has raised $625,000 in funding for a stealth startup called Canvas Networks. We’ve emailed Poole to confirm the funding. 4chan is an online bulletin board where anyone can post comments, expound on topics and share images. Poole was featured as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the… Read More