ashton kutcher

  • The Steve “jOBS” Biopic Will Finally Land In A Theater Near You On August 16

    The Steve “jOBS” Biopic Will Finally Land In A Theater Near You On August 16

    We’ve all been waiting restlessly for the release of the jOBS biopic, starring Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, but dismay overtook us when we heard its April release date had been pushed back. But fear not, you Jobsian fanbois, for Open Road has finally revealed that jOBS will see a nationwide release on August 16. Word comes by way of The Wrap, which got the scoop last night, and… Read More

  • Ashton Kutcher’s A-Grade Fund Raising At $100 Million Valuation

    Ashton Kutcher’s A-Grade Fund Raising At $100 Million Valuation

    Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, Ashton Kutcher took the stage with Guy Oseary to talk about their A-Grade fund. Arrington started right away about a rumor that the fund is raising money at a $100 million valuation. The two partners confirm the rumors, saying that they are raising “enough money.” It means that financial institutions and companies will invest a certain amount of money… Read More

  • Actor-Investor Ashton Kutcher To Talk A-Grade Fund, What He’s Into At Disrupt NY

    Actor-Investor Ashton Kutcher To Talk A-Grade Fund, What He’s Into At Disrupt NY

    Silicon Valley didn’t believe in actor-investors, just a few years ago. Then Ashton Kutcher stepped in and started making a bunch of smart, well-informed bets. He has money in Skype, Foursquare, Flipboard, Airbnb and Path, as well as less consumer-y startups like Optimizely and MemSQL. He’s continued into a solid range of earlier-stage startups via his own investment fund… Read More

  • Crowdsourced Shopping Site The Hunt Raises Additional $700K From Ashton Kutcher, Other High-Profile Investors

    Crowdsourced Shopping Site The Hunt Raises Additional $700K From Ashton Kutcher, Other High-Profile Investors

    The Hunt, a site that helps you find items to buy from photos posted on Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, and elsewhere, is today announcing $700,000 in additional funding, on top of the $2 million it had previously raised from Javelin Venture Partners and others. The new round involves several high-profile investors including Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary’s (Madonna’s manager)… Read More

  • Ashton Kutcher Was Hospitalized After Trying Steve Jobs’ Fruitarian Diet

    Ashton Kutcher Was Hospitalized After Trying Steve Jobs’ Fruitarian Diet

    Method actors are known to go to extreme lengths to understand the character they’re portraying. Natalie Portman dropped a whopping 20 lbs to play a ballerina in Black Swan. Ashton Kutcher’s preparation for playing Steve Jobs in the biopic jOBS was so extreme it left him in the hospital. According to USA Today, he spent two days in the hospital after trying to stick to Steve… Read More

  • jOBS: Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Biopic To Debut At Sundance In January

    jOBS: Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Biopic To Debut At Sundance In January

    As you may have heard, Steve Jobs will be getting the Ashton Kutcher treatment in “jOBS”, the first biopic to be released since the Apple co-founder passed away last year. Not to be confused with Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s biography, jOBS reportedly covers the forty “definitive” years of Jobs’ life, beginning in 1971. Read More

  • Inside jOBS: TechCrunch Goes To The Movies

    Inside jOBS: TechCrunch Goes To The Movies

    “IBM wants it all and is aiming its guns on its last obstacle to industry control: Apple. Will Big Blue dominate the entire computer industry?” Steve Jobs asks us. “No,” we cheer in unison. “The entire information age?!?” He asks again, “Was George Orwell right about 1984?” Before we have the opportunity to answer again, the Apple CEO introduces… Read More

  • Ashton Kutcher, Founders Fund Go In For $775K On ‘OpenTable For Stylists’ StyleSeat

    Ashton Kutcher, Founders Fund Go In For $775K On ‘OpenTable For Stylists’ StyleSeat

    OpenTable for hair stylists and other salon professionals StyleSeat is announcing a raise of $775K this morning, from enviable angel investors Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s A-Grade, Founders Fund (!) and actress Sophia Bush. The round will be added on to the company’s previous $700K from another Valley “Who’s Who?” list of  investors including Jeff… Read More

  • It’s Bigger Than Ashton

    It’s Bigger Than Ashton

    If you weren’t paying attention to anything but important news today you might not have noticed that Ashton Kutcher had turned over his tweeting privileges to the social media division of his company Katalyst Media. “But why?,” you ask, because it’s late and you’re wasting time on the Internet even though you’re super busy or should be sleeping. Well… Read More

  • Ashton Kutcher on Two and a Half Men and Angel Investment

    Ashton Kutcher: Good Investors Are On A Witch Hunt

    Tech investor Ashton Kutcher took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt today to talk with TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington to talk about his investments and participation in the technology community. Interestingly enough, Kutcher’s art is actually imitating his life, he will be playing tech investor Walden Schmidt in CBS’ “Two and a Half Men” — Schmidt, like… Read More

  • Ashton Kutcher Or Kevin Rose, Whose Tweets Are Worth More?

    Ashton Kutcher Or Kevin Rose, Whose Tweets Are Worth More?

    Whose tweets lead to more actual sales, Ashton Kutcher’s or Kevin Rose’s? The answer is not immediately obvious. Kutcher boasts 7.3 million Twitter followers to Rose’s 1.3 million, but a recent promotion run by design shopping site Fab.com suggests that raw numbers don’t always translate to more sales. Both Kutcher and Rose recently tweeted out a link that gave… Read More