Chris Hughes

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

    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

    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