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  • NewCo raises new funding led by True Ventures

    NewCo raises new funding led by True Ventures

    NewCo, a San Francisco-based company that produces city-like festivals that acquaint attendees with local businesses, has raised roughly $4.3 million in fresh funding, shows a new SEC filing that states the outfit has raised just north of $6 million to date. Cofounder and CEO John Battelle tells us larger number includes an earlier convertible note that’s been turned into equity. Read More

  • NewCo, John Battelle’s Event Startup, Raises $1.7M From Obvious, True Ventures And More

    NewCo, John Battelle’s Event Startup, Raises $1.7M From Obvious, True Ventures And More

    NewCo, the latest venture from Federated Media co-founder John Battelle and Brian Monahan that focuses on creating city-based “festivals” as a new approach to more standard startup and tech confabs, has raised its first round of funding, a seed round of $1.7 million. The money will take it from being a “passion project” — Battelle’s description of… Read More

  • Sources: Microsoft And Barnes & Noble To Announce Tablet With Xbox Live Streaming Tomorrow

    Sources: Microsoft And Barnes & Noble To Announce Tablet With Xbox Live Streaming Tomorrow

    There’s a ton of speculation around what Microsoft will be announcing on Monday in Los Angeles. Both the Wrap and ATD claim the event will showcase a Microsoft built Windows RT/Windows 8 tablet. According to folks with knowledge of the situation, they’re somewhat right but mostly wrong. We’re being told that a tablet/e-reader built in conjunction with Barnes & Noble is on… Read More