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Making mastodon gummies, Geltor is recreating a truly paleo diet

Paul Shapiro Contributor Share on Twitter Paul Shapiro s the author of "Clean Meat: How Growing Meat Without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World". Most paleo dieters try to stick to some t

Caterina Fake on turning down VC roles a decade ago: ‘I just kind of didn’t fit in’

Ten years ago, not long after Yahoo had acquired Flickr, its co-founder, Caterina Fake, bounded up and down Sand Hill Road taking meetings with venture firms that were interested in hiring her. She kn

Etsy lives to fight another day as new leadership shaves costs and delivers an earnings beat

Etsy went ahead and DIYed its Q2 2017 earnings report this afternoon and fortunately things turned out fairly well for the company. Etsy announced revenue of $101.69 million with earnings per share of

Etsy will cut 15 percent of its workforce in a new round of layoffs

Etsy has announced its second round of layoffs in as many months. In a statement today, it said it will cut 140 positions, or about 15 percent of its current workforce. When combined with an earlier d

Amazon, Kickstarter, Reddit, YC join ‘save net neutrality’ protest planned for July 12

A day of protest over the FCC's controversial proposal to eliminate net neutrality rules has been planned for July 12, with supporters of the online action including the likes of Amazon, Etsy, Github,

Amazon takes on Etsy with a new shop featuring handcrafted items for weddings

Amazon this morning staked another claim in the billion-dollar wedding industry with the launch of a new Wedding Shop dedicated to sales of handcrafted items, including décor, invitations, gifts, je

Crunch Report | Facebook Hires 3,000 People After Getting Disturbed

Facebook hires 3,000 people to combat the disturbing videos and live videos that have been popping up on the site, Hulu launches its live TV service, yesterday was not too good of a day for tech stock

Etsy names Josh Silverman as its new CEO

There's been a shakeup in Etsy's leadership, with CEO Chad Dickerson and CTO John Allspaw departing. Josh Silverman, the former Skype and Evite CEO who joined Etsy's board last fall, is taking over as

Etsy Studio is a new marketplace for craft supplies

Etsy just announced what it’s calling its first marketplace in 11 years — Etsy Studio, where businesses can sell supplies to other Etsy users. CEO Chad Dickerson told me that while craft suppl

How tech companies are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In celebration of Dr. King’s birthday and his major contributions to the civil rights movement, Twitter, Asana, Etsy, Google, Box, Slack, GitHub and sever

Etsy adds Adyen as a new payment processor in wake of Worldpay outage

And they say wild west justice is no more. Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, has just reached a deal with Adyen, a global payments processor, to help run its payments backend

UPDATE: Former Etsy CTO is joining the prescription drug marketplace, Blink Health

Fformer Etsy chief technology officer Kellan Elliott-McCrea, is heading over to Blink Health, a company that's using technology to create a marketplace for cheap prescription medications.

Handmade, Amazon’s Etsy rival, expands into Europe

Amazon continues to try to turn the screws on its competition through its scale, and now it’s the turn of Handmade, the e-commerce giant’s marketplace for arts and crafts that competes mo

Orangemonkie makes your Etsy and eBay photos less crap

As any Etsy seller will tell you, photography is up there with the top most important parts of your sales listing. And yet, there's a load of sellers who are great at making doo-dahs, but who post pho

Etsy buys Blackbird Technologies to bring AI to its search

It’s not just gigantic search engines that are looking to acquire tech and talent around emerging areas like speech recognition. Even design and craft marketplaces can use a little machine le

Anyone can prototype and build with Shaper’s Origin CNC machine

With side-hustles being all the rage these days, the new Shaper Origin makes it easier than ever to start building and selling cool gadgets in your free time. While you might not be able to build

Etsy shows signs of life in Q2 earnings with merchant sales hitting $669.7 million

If you’re an Etsy investor, you’re somewhere between ecstatic and off the rails after two days of gains totaling more than 23 percent. Fortunately for investors, the fun hasn’t stop

After 3 weeks, Worldpay still fumbling millions of Etsy transactions

Etsy users had another bad week as payment processor Worldpay continues to cause problems. Late last week, some Etsy users began reporting that they had experienced duplicate charges. The forum on Et

How generation Z females could be the answer to tech’s gender diversity problem

While the biggest names in tech strive to close the gender gap and build more inclusive working environments, the pool of talent on offer is predominantly male. The truth is, while retention is an iss

Worldpay, Etsy’s payments processor, admits to service outage

Worldpay, the third-party payments processor for Etsy, has come forward after six days of silence, acknowledging that it is experiencing a service disruption. A significant number of Etsy transact
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