Chris Hughes

  • Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Defends His Approach At The New Republic

    Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Defends His Approach At The New Republic

    The New Republic, the political magazine that was purchased by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes a couple of years ago, has seen resignations from numerous writers and editors in the past couple of days — from the outside, it looks like another clash between the values of tech entrepreneurs and traditional journalism. The exodus was spurred by the departure of New Republic editor… Read More

  • General Assemb.ly Scores $200,000 Grant To School Big Apple Entrepreneurs

    A New York City co-working space called General Assemb.ly has been lending its desks to highly regarded startups and serial entrepreneurs for several months now, including: Postling, Art.sy, SeatGeek; and the co-founders of Etsy and Vimeo respectively, Chris Maguire and Zach Klein. This weekend, the company replaced their single web page with a full-fledged site. Today, the company announced… Read More

  • After Facebook And The Obama Campaign, Chris Hughes Takes a Post At General Catalyst

    Chris Hughes, the Facebook co-founder who left the social networking company two years ago to head up Barack Obama’s enormously successful Web outreach campaign, is coming back to the startup world as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at General Catalyst Partners. He will divide his time between Boston and New York. His role at the VC firm will be to work closely with young entrepreneurs… Read More