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Brit + Co raises $15 million to grow its media and merchandise businesses

Brit + Co, the media startup founded by Brit Morin, is announcing an additional $15 million in funding led by Verizon Ventures. Former Uber president and Target CMO Jeff Jones will also be joining the

Post-Morin, Path Gets Chatty

Korea’s Kakao is making a big change to Path eight months after acquiring the social app. Path people can now message each other inside the app, rather than having to open the separate Path Talk

Path Sells Its Social Networking App To Daum Kakao

The company behind the Path social networking app might be looking for a new name. That’s because Dave Morin and crew have sold their social networking app of the same name to Korean messaging heavy

Dave Morin And Kevin Colleran’s Slow Ventures Raises A New $65 Million Fund

Slow Ventures, previously run by early Facebook employees Dave Morin and Kevin Colleran, has raised a new $65 million fourth fund. Sam Lessin, another former Facebook employee who left in August la

Path’s New App Kong Is A Selfie GIF Creation Machine

Kong is an app for iOS and Android that is a big departure from its previous offerings. The new app, being launched today, is designed to create a new type of social interaction built around sharing s

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 t

Path Will Build An Apple Watch App, But Dave Morin Won’t Talk About Those Acquisition Rumors

Mobile social networking app Path was founded four years ago to help users connect and communicate with the people closest to them. But the startup is looking to branch into launching new apps and exp

Path’s Dave Morin Will Hit Up Disrupt SF 2014 To Talk About How Social Has Changed

As August sets in and the tech world goes on vacation, it signals the return of the best part of every year: TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014. This is the big show, folks. This is the main stage. And luckil

Gillmor Gang: Pulp Friction

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — talk FirePhone and its impact on digital transactions in the material world. For starters, it's not really a phone a

Path Looks To Combine Commerce And Messaging With TalkTo Acquisition, Release Of New ‘Talk’ App

It’s been a rough year for private social networking app Path. The company has seen disappointing growth in many major markets, layoffs, and the departure of some key execs over the last 12 mon

Path Finally Closes That Elusive Series C

It’s been a bumpy road for Dave Morin’s Path, as manic rumors over the last year have pegged the “private” social network at once as the subject of lagging growth, shrinking st

Nokia And Path Partner To Bring The Private Social Network To Windows Phone

Path is preparing to cross to the Windows Phone mobile platform — one of the more ‘private’ mobile OSes currently in play, with its marginal market share compared to the dominant du

Foundation: Dave Morin on Maintaining Genuine Relationships Via Social Networks

For the latest episode of my Foundation series, I headed over to the Path office to sit down with founder <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dave-morin">Dave Morin</a>. Dave

Dave Morin, CEO of Path: ‘If Facebook Is A Chevy, Then We’re A BMW’; ‘Family Friendly’ Network Pushes 6M Users, Launches Virtual Goods

Dave Morin, CEO and founder of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.path.com">Path</a>, today likened Facebook to a Chevy, and Path to a BMW or Audi, as he attempted to draw out the differences between

Path’s Competitors Aren’t Facebook And Twitter, They’re Email And SMS Says Dave Morin

"50 is the perfect number of friends" Dave Morin found when looking at the usage of his <a target="_blank" href="https://path.com/">personal networking app Path,</a> as he explained in his talk at <a

Path CEO Dave Morin Joins Eventbrite Board

Path co-founder and CEO <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/dave-morin">Dave Morin</a> is joining the board of the event ticketing startup <a href="http://www.eventbrite.com">Eventbrite</a>, the

Dave Morin Talks Path 2.1, Facebook’s IPO Effect, And Those New Funding Rumors [TCTV]

TechCrunch TV talked to <a href="http://www.path.com">Path</a> co-founder and CEO Dave Morin last week while we were at the South By Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas. It's always inte

Live Now From SXSW: TCTV’s Webcast with Highlight, Path and Hipmunk Founders (3pm CT)

From the floor of the Austin Convention Center, TechCrunch TV is live with all the latest news from <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/sxsw-2012/coverage/">SXSW</a>. Find out what TechCrunch

“Goodbye, With. Hello, Path 2.” Morin Migrates Users to New App

Dave Morin and Path's secondary standalone app <a href="http://with.me/">With</a> "is winding down", according to a tweet, email, and <a href="http://blog.path.com/post/14337734328/with-and-path-hitch

Nearing 1 Million Users, Path Stays The Course

Founded by Dave Morin, the co-inventor of Facebook Connect, Sean Fanning, the co-inventor of Napster, and Dustin Mierau, the co-inventor of Macster, <a href="http://www.path.com/">Path</a> has some se
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