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  • Museums, startups and accelerators… oh, my! Crunch Network

    Museums, startups and accelerators… oh, my!

    Startup accelerators have become an integral part of helping early-stage companies build, fund and bring to market new products and ideas. Recently, we’ve seen museums look to the models of accelerators, incubators and coworking spaces to bring together entrepreneurs, hackers and cultural practitioners in hopes of driving innovation and generating new ideas. Is this a fad or new trend? Read More

  • Electric Objects slims down its digital art display and unveils a subscription art club

    Electric Objects slims down its digital art display and unveils a subscription art club

    Electric Objects is announcing new ways to bring art into your home, with an affordable price tag. The New York City startup, led by Jake Levine (formerly of Betaworks), launched a Kickstarter campaign for its digital art displays in 2014, then started shipping them a year later. Levine told me he’s trying to tear down “the barrier between normal people … and art,” so… Read More

  • Electric Objects Wants to Put (Affordable) Art on Your Wall

    Electric Objects Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Build Displays For Digital Art

    Startup Electric Objects aims to build displays for Internet art, separate from devices like laptops and smartphones that it says are “designed for distraction.” Today it’s launching a Kickstarter campaign for its first wave of displays, dubbed the EO1. Founder and CEO Jake Levine, who was previously the general manager of Digg (at Betaworks), elaborated in the video… Read More

  • Aiming To Build Beautiful, Internet-Connected Displays, Electric Objects Raises $1.7M

    Aiming To Build Beautiful, Internet-Connected Displays, Electric Objects Raises $1.7M

    Jake Levine, most recently the general manager of Digg, is hoping to build devices that change the way we interact with the Internet, and he’s raised $1.7 million in seed funding to make that happen. Levine is founder and CEO of a new startup called Electric Objects. He outlined the general idea in a blog post earlier this month, writing that his goal is to “put the Internet on… Read More