• CollegeHumor Founder Josh Abramson, Boomi Founder Rick Nucci Join FirstMark Capital

    CollegeHumor Founder Josh Abramson, Boomi Founder Rick Nucci Join FirstMark Capital

    FirstMark Capital, investors behind major companies like Pinterest and Aereo, have today brought on two new venture partners at the venture firm: Rick Nucci and Josh Abramson. If the serial entrepreneur’s name doesn’t immediately register, Josh Abramson’s various companies surely ring a bell. Abramson founded CollegeHumor back in 1999 and led it to become one of the most… Read More

  • CollegeHumor Media Launches Videogame Humor Site

    Recently soft-launched by CollegeHumor Media (aka Connected Ventures), the IAC company is today formally introducing the latest addition to its ever-expanding network of funny websites. Meet, a new videogame humor property that caters to “all gamers, be they nerds, geeks, or even dweebs”. That sounds like you, so we thought we’d share. Read More

  • CrunchBoard Jobs: College Humor,, MyWire, isocket and more

    Check out the jobs on CrunchBoard. Jobs from New York to San Francisco to Germany. See jobs in Europe here. In the last couple of weeks we have added more than 50 jobs on CrunchBoard, including a Ruby Developer and student intern here at TechCrunch. Click through to see a quick sample of some jobs posted. Read More

  • Every Urban Legend Is True It’s not as good as “What a comment stream would look like in real life,” but it’s another hit from College Humor nonetheless. Who needs the Hollywood writers anyway. Read More

  • Flixster For Sale; IAC Interested

    Fast growing movie-centered social network Flixster has been making the rounds with potential buyers, we’ve heard from multiple sources. And IAC may have submitted a letter of intent in the last week or so. The San Francisco based company has had a meteoric rise since launching in January 2006, although Comscore suggests growth has stagnated over the last few months – worldwide… Read More