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The Factory: Berlin’s new five-story incubator to host SoundCloud, 6wunderkinder and others

The Factory: Berlin’s new five-story incubator to host SoundCloud, 6wunderkinder and others

Marguerite Imbert April 25, 2012 15

News is that Berlin-based Angel and Seed Investor JMES Investments has partnered with s+p Real Estate to create a massive, five-story “factory” for Berlin’s finest startups. And SoundCloud will be the first to move in. 6wunderkinder’s also supposed to

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The Observer’s candid “Clone Collector” chats with VentureVillage

The Observer’s candid “Clone Collector” chats with VentureVillage

Marguerite Imbert April 25, 2012 2

After we spotted ”Clone Collector, New York Superangel, and Master of Digital Knockoffs” Fabrice Grinda on the cover of The New York Observer’s April 23rd issue dishing about his serial copycats and late night bashes, we decided

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Featured gadget: Imogen Heap’s musical gloves make another appearance

Featured gadget: Imogen Heap’s musical gloves make another appearance

Marguerite Imbert April 23, 2012 1

Last night over 500,000 Facebook fans gathered around their screens to watch British singer-songwriter Imogen Heap perform a 90 minute live performance of her her “Heapsong 6″ called “Me, The Machine.” To coincide with Earth Day, Imogen

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Here’s how one Berlin founder and his developer are using Pair

Here’s how one Berlin founder and his developer are using Pair

Marguerite Imbert April 20, 2012 1

Remember that article we wrote on Pair, the social network designed for couples (that premiered at Y Combinator’s Demo Day)? While other tech outlets were emphasizing the romantic implications of the platform, and Linsey

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Fab.com founder reveals growth data since German acquisition

Fab.com founder reveals growth data since German acquisition

Marguerite Imbert April 19, 2012 6

Fab.com founder Jason Goldberg just released some interesting stats on his blog regarding the company’s progress in Germany (where since the February acquisition, the online furniture retailer formerly known as Casacanda is currently making headway

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Best City to Build an Amen Revolution EVER??! Maybe it’s NYC…

Best City to Build an Amen Revolution EVER??! Maybe it’s NYC…

Marguerite Imbert April 18, 2012 6

New York is the most opinionated city ever. From the subway mongers to the florists to the newsstand, everyone everywhere is arguing. In no other city are homeless people more willing to tell you that

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Would you monitor your hookups on Excel? One guy did, and got leaked

Would you monitor your hookups on Excel? One guy did, and got leaked

Marguerite Imbert April 18, 2012 1

This just appeared in our inbox. It’s an Excel sheet from a guy with a New York zip code, who’s organized all his hookups in meticulous Spreadsheet columns including not only standard information like

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Who’s Who in Berlin: The German-American building a digital media incubator

Who’s Who in Berlin: The German-American building a digital media incubator

Marguerite Imbert April 16, 2012 0

Aljoscha Kaplan grew up in Tuebingen, a town near Stuttgart which he guesses has 60,000 residents. At age 10, he moved to the US (Colorado, specifically), so his father (an American and comparative literature

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Berlin reacts (or, er, doesn’t) to Startup Genome’s #17 Ranking

Berlin reacts (or, er, doesn’t) to Startup Genome’s #17 Ranking

Marguerite Imbert April 13, 2012 2

Startup Genome’s ranking of the world’s top tech hubs this week created quite the buzz in Berlin, which placed the emerging startup hub at 17 globally, behind not only Tel Aviv and Paris, but also Santiago,

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