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TechCrunch Editor Leaves “Best Job Ever” to Launch Fintech Startup Freemit

John Biggs, East Coast Editor of TechCrunch, says he is leaving the “best job I ever hard” to launch a Fintech startup. While Biggs is still listed as an Editor at TechCrunch and the stories continue to roll in, but the migration to entrepreneur is clearly under… Read More

‘I’m Looking For Things I Love’: TechCrunch Editor John Biggs Launches Imprint On Inkshares

  To writers of fiction and nonfiction alike, TechCrunch editor John Biggs has this to say: “I’m looking for things I love.” Biggs, who has written reams on the intersection of book publishing and tech, recently launched an imprint on Inkshares called Ray Bridge Press. Ray Bridge Press is the… Read More

Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler: We’re Planning On Sitting Out Equity Crowdfunding (Video)

CEO and co-founder of the crowdfunding giant Kickstarter Yancey Strickler may have high hopes and big plans for his platform that allows consumers the power to raise funds for projects from art to technology. Unfortunately for some, Mr. Strickler has formally confirmed the platform will… Read More

One Spark Takes Off: ‘The World’s Crowdfunding Festival’ Happening Now in Jacksonville, Florida

Look out, SXSW, because Austin has some competition. Now in its second year, One Spark– a five-day event that brings artists, entrepreneurs, and leading experts together for a celebration of crowdfunding – is putting Jacksonville, Florida on the map of entrepreneurial, creative cities. One Spark 2014, billed… Read More

Self-publishing “No Longer A Dirty Word Thanks To Crowdfunding”

I didn’t want to be a self-published author. Self published authors are nebbishy zeroes, secure in their own self-regard, quixotic in their efforts, shameless in their self-promotion. They are shambling ghosts of anger and resentment, ignored by the establishment and unappreciated by their peers. One… Read More

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