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More investors are betting on virtual influencers like Lil Miquela

Brud, the company behind the virtual celebrity Lil Miquela, is now worth at least $125 million thanks to a new round of financing the company is currently closing. Meanwhile, new venture-backed compan

betaworks ventures is a not-so-new $50 million early-stage fund

betaworks, the startup studio responsible for companies like Giphy, TweetDeck, and Dots, is today formally announcing the launch of a $50 million early-stage fund called betaworks ventures. betaworks

Betaworks’ botcamp wants to give 10 chatbot startups $200k

The interest around chat bots is rapidly growing, and Betaworks is looking to capitalize. The startup studio responsible for companies like Giphy and Instapaper is today announcing that applications a

Notifications Summit: Session 2

The Notifications Summit was recorded live October 1, 2015 @ betaworks in New York. The Notification stream eats Apps, becoming the meta app. Matthew Panzarino (Techcrunch), Or Arbel (Yo!), Peter

Gillmor Gang: Batting Practice

The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Peter Rojas, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Wednesday, September 30, 2015. This Gang immediately preceded the Notification Summit at betaworks in Ne

Gillmor Gang LIVE 09.30.15

<strong>Gillmor Gang</strong> - John Borthwick, Keith Teare, Peter Rojas, and Steve Gillmor. <strong>LIVE recording session has concluded fortoday.</strong> Our LIVE chat is at

Peter Rojas Leaving Aol Alpha For betaworks

With Gizmodo, Peter Rojas set a state for talking about technology and gadgets like human beings. That would be a nice feat once, but he did it again with Engadget, Joystiq and gdgt. Now, he’s leavi

In Starlike, Faves And Likes Take On A Life Of Their Own

Apps like Flipboard, SmartNews, Nuzzel and a rush of others have tapped into the rise of social networking to offer a new way of discovering things to read and see online. Now add another app to the

gdgt Draws 4.7 Million Views During WWDC Keynote. Not Bad For A Site That Hasn't Launched.

<a href=""><img src="" width="147" height="68" /></a><a href="">gdgt</a>, the new consumer elec