Rajeev Misra, who recently stepped back from his main roles at SoftBank to start his own fund, has recruited two managing partners of SoftBank’s Vision Fund, Bloomberg reported. Yanni Pipilis and Munish Varma, the managing partners, will leave SoftBank in the coming weeks to join Misra’s new fund, which is raising money from Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund and a local conglomerate, according...
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Brian Brushwood’s online career illustrates how regularly social apps go up in smoke. The magician, who spent 15 years touring college campuses, started to post video clips of his life on the road online in 2006. He amassed more than one million followers on six-second video app Vine and one million followers on Google+. Then, both shut down. “I am king of the failed platforms,” Brushwood,...
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