Lady Gaga’s startup Backplane burns out and sells assets

“Why do you need money from me when you have every great investor on earth?” That’s the question that caused Backplane to buckle under the weight of its own early buzz. Lady Gaga&#82

Lady Gaga’s Backplane Crashes, Burns Money, Tries To Rise Again

You know what no one wants to do? Join a brand’s standalone social network. The problem is that it took Lady Gaga’s startup Backplane four years, multiple¬†founders, and over $14 million t

Lady Gaga’s Backplane Pivots To Let You Build And Monetize Your Own Social Network

Why should Facebook or Ning earn the money if you bring the audience? Backplane wants to put that cash in your pocket. That's why it's pivoting from building social networks for big brands and celebri

Troy Carter To Bring A Bit Of Gaga’s Social Magic To Disrupt NY

He founded the <a target="_blank" href="">Atom Factory</a> talent agency. He manages Lady Gaga, and when she wanted her very own social network for her millions of "littl

After Seducing 1M Little Monsters For Lady Gaga, Backplane Expands To Spawn More Fan Clubs

Geeking out about your favorite things can be embarrassing or annoying on the big social networks. But Lady Gaga’s tech team <a target="_blank" href="">Backplane</a> proved w

Lady Gaga-Backed Backplane Raises Over $4M From Sequoia & More; Acquires Sharing Platform Cortex

You may have heard the buzz by now about a young startup that's being fueled by some pretty impressive star power, including the likes of the one and only Lady Gaga. The project, called <a href="http:

First Look: Backplane, The Lady Gaga-Backed Community Platform With All-Star Investors (Invites)

Early last summer <a href="">we wrote</a> about <a href="">Backplane</a>, a mysterious