Sean Parker

Facebook bats back after a second former exec accuses it of negatively impacting society

Yesterday, The Verge published comments made by investor and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya, quoting his interview last month at Stanford's Graduate School of Business, where he echoe

Sean Parker has left Spotify’s board; Padmasree Warrior, Thomas Staggs join in lead up to IPO

As Spotify inches its way to a public listing, the streaming music company — which now has 140 million users — has made some significant changes to its board of directors. Sean Parker, the

Sean Parker’s cancer institute may have found a blood test to see if patients will respond to treatment

Scientists in collaboration with tech billionaire Sean Parker's Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy may have found a way to predict whether melanoma patients will respond to treatments that target the

Sean Parker is partnering with the Cancer Research Institute to find a cancer vaccine

Cancerous tumors carry certain markers called neoantigens and Facebook billionaire Sean Parker wants to use algorithms to find them. To do so, the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy will work

Democratic Trump supporters were hiding in plain sight

If you’re shocked by Donald Trump’s election, you’re not alone — the president-elect surprised many people, including the pollsters who predicted a Hillary Clinton victory by wide

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, we’re now entering what I call the "Experie

Sean Parker’s Airtime acquires WebRTC video chat wizards vLine

It takes some serious engineering magic to build low-latency group mobile video chat and simultaneous content viewing. That’s why Sean Parker’s recently relaunched video chat room app Airt

Sean Parker relaunches Airtime, a video chat room for watching – together

Social networks make us lonely, and messaging feels transactional. There’s still no vibrant, real-time place to hang out with friends online. That’s why four years after Sean Parker’

Sean Parker is on a mission to solve cancer

Sean Parker, the self-made billionaire who, at the tender age of 19, sparked the digital music revolution, has been at the forefront of some of the most meaningful disruptions of our day from file sha

Sean Parker Grants $10 Million To Aid Radical Autoimmune Research For Type 1 Diabetes

Sean Parker has been very philanthropic lately, particularly with life sciences research. Parker announced he'd given $600 million to a foundation with his name on it this summer and $24 million last

Sean Parker Allots $600 Million To The Sean N. Parker Foundation

Sean Parker, the tech billionaire, best known for his leading roles at Napster and Facebook has donated more than $600 million to the Sean N. Parker Foundation to date. But up to now he’s been

Ron Conway, Sean Parker Go To Washington (Again)

A new bipartisan think tank with a focus on creating better opportunities for startups and small businesses is launching in Washington, D.C. today with backing from Silicon Valley. Sean Parker, Ron Co

Sean Parker Pledges $24 Million Toward A Stanford Allergy Research Center In His Name

Well-known tech billionaire Sean Parker suffers from asthma and allergies so severe that he doesn't know how many times he's landed in the emergency room just for accidentally eating something that to

Sean Parker’s Brigade Media Acquires Causes In Its Quest To Revitalize American Democracy

Brigade Media has acquired a majority position in the holding company that owns Causes and Votizen. Causes is known for its days as a platform for Facebook users to organize around issues. Votizen pro

Brigade Media Raises $9.3M From Sean Parker To Shake Up American Democracy

Stealthy, unlaunched startup Brigade Media has raised $9.3 million from Sean Parker of Facebook fame, along with unknown sums from Ron Conway and Marc Benioff, TechCrunch has learned. Parker’s i

Sean Parker Leaves Founders Fund

On the heels of the news that Founders Fund has raised a massive $1 billion for its fifth fund, the venture capital firm is slimming down its top ranks, with now-former partner Sean Parker stepping

Causes Acquires Votizen To Democratize Democracy

Activism platform <a target="_blank" href="">Causes</a> has just acquired political advocacy startup <a target="_blank" href="">Votizen</a>. With Causes'

Sean Parker, Ari Emanuel And Oliver Luckett’s theAudience Raises $20M To Help Celebs Navigate Social Media

<a href="">Back in July, we caught wind of a stealthy</a> startup called <a target="_blank" href="

TheAudience: A Stealthy, Celeb-Driven Startup Co-founded By Sean Parker, Ari Emanuel & Oliver Luckett

If you had to recruit the ideal team to help you navigate the intersection of technology, media, and celebrity, it probably wouldn't look much different from the partnership behind <a target="_blank"

Airtime Aims To Win The Mainstream With Over-The-Top, Star-Studded Promo Video

Are you ready for your close-up? <a href="">In early June, the dynamic</a>, disrupting duo of Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning launched
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