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Polywork gets $3.5M to blend professional and social networking

Life is complicated and so — increasingly — is work-life. That’s the premise underpinning Polywork, a new professional social network founded by Lystable/Kalo founder, Peter Johnson.

Collective, a back-office platform for the self-employed, raises $20M from Ashton Kutcher’s VC

With so much focus on the “creator economy”, and countries hit by the effects of the pandemic, the self-employed market is “booming”, for good or for ill. So it’s not too muc

Eat this, exercise now; new personalized software predicts and helps prevent blood sugar spikes

Not everyone has Type 2 diabetes, the disease that causes chronically high blood sugar levels, but many do. Around 9% of Americans are afflicted, and another 30% are at risk of developing it. Enter so

Former Asana employees want to take on Discord with a positive platform for creator communities

In a creator-economy world, if you’re only as good as your last YouTube video, then your next YouTube video had better be bigger and louder than the last. Vibely, a new startup co-founded by Asana a

Printify raises $3M to expand its marketplace for custom printing

Bling Capital, YouTube co-founder Steve Chen, Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin and several others have participated in the round.

Proof of Capital is a new $50M blockchain fund that’s backed by HTC

It’s often said that the dramatic fall of crypto prices last year ushered in a new era for technology-focused startups in the blockchain space, and the same argument can be made for the venture, a foodie-focused live video network from YouTube’s Steve Chen, launches with $4.7M

YouTube Co-Founders Split As Hurley Spins Out MixBit And Chen Joins Google Ventures

Consider this the end of an era. After 15 years of working together, first at PayPal and then at YouTube and most recently at incubator Avos Systems, YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen are

YouTube Founders Hurley And Chen Have Released An Asian Clone Of Vine

<a target="_blank" href="">AVOS Systems</a>, the company <a target="_blank" href="">founded by</a> YouTube founders Chad Hurley and St

Despite Criticism, Adds YouTube Co-Founder Steve Chen And Web Mogul Barry Diller As Funders

Amidst widespread criticism, Mark Zuckerberg's political advocacy group gained some momentum today as it announced Steven Chen and Barry Diller have signed on as financial backers. Chen was a c

Disrupt Beijing: We’re Bringing Steve Chen, Peter Vesterbacka, Phil Libin and More

As we <a href="">announced</a> last week, we've been busy securing some of the most exciting names in China for our

Chad Hurley's Take From The Sale Of YouTube: $334 Million

<img src=""> You can learn all sorts of interesting tidbits from legal documents. For instance, in one of the <a href="https:/

Evan Williams, Marissa Mayer, Steven Chen Named World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders 2010

<img class="shot2" src="" alt="" /> Every year the World Economic Forum names its Young Global Leaders, a list of up-and-comers from the world