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Instagram founders join $30M raise for Loom work video messenger

Instagram founders join $30M raise for Loom work video messenger

Why are we all trapped in enterprise chat apps if we talk 6X faster than we type, and our brain processes visual info 60,000X faster than text? Thanks to Instagram, we’re not as camera-shy anymore.
Pitch launches in private beta and raises $30 million to be the presentation tool for ‘generation Slack’

Pitch launches in private beta and raises $30 million to be the presentation tool for ‘generation Slack’

Founded by Wunderlist's co-creators, Pitch today announced its private beta and raised $30 million to be the presentation tool for 'generation Slack.'

Instagram founders on Snapchat and breaking up Facebook

We haven't heard much from Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger since they resigned from Facebook last September. But on Monday, the pair spoke at SXSW 2019 about the rise of Instagram,
Instagram founders say losing autonomy at Facebook meant “winning”

Instagram founders say losing autonomy at Facebook meant “winning”

Rather than be sore about losing independence within Facebook, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom told me it was an inevitable sign of his app’s triumph. Today at South By South West, Systrom and

WhatsApp’s chief business officer is leaving

Neeraj Arora was widely believed to be the frontrunner to replace former CEO Jan Koum, who left the company shortly after co-founder Brian Acton earlier this year.

Monashees raises $150 million for its eighth Latin American fund

As technology investment and exits continue to rise across Brazil, early stage venture capital firm monashees today announced that it has closed on $150 million for its eighth investment fund.
Meet Adam Mosseri, the new head of Instagram

Meet Adam Mosseri, the new head of Instagram

Former Facebook VP of News Feed and recently appointed Instagram VP of Product Adam Mosseri has been named the new head of Instagram following the resignation of Instagram’s founders Kevin Systrom and

Facebook poisons the acquisition well

Who should you sell your startup to? Facebook and the founders of its former acquisitions are making a strong case against getting bought by Mark Zuckerberg and Co. After a half-decade of being seen
Facebook drama heats up: David Marcus calls WhatsApp’s Brian Acton “low class”

Facebook drama heats up: David Marcus calls WhatsApp’s Brian Acton “low class”

The drama following the abrupt exit of Instagram’s founders from its parent company Facebook continues to heat up. Two days after Kevin Systrom and Mike…
Jeremy Renner’s Weird Secret Life, Ted Cruz Meets The World 9.26.18

Jeremy Renner’s Weird Secret Life, Ted Cruz Meets The World 9.26.18

In episode 240, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, performer, and You're Making It Worse co-host Eliot Glazer to discuss Jeremy Renner's hobbies, Lil Xan overdosing on Flaming Hot Cheetos, a hundred

Instagram co-founders to leave Facebook amid reported tensions with Mark Zuckerberg

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger announced Monday night that they would be leaving Facebook, which acquired the company in 2012. “Mike and I…
3 ways Facebook might change Instagram now that its cofounders are out

3 ways Facebook might change Instagram now that its cofounders are out

ANALYSIS: Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving Facebook, six years after the Mark Zuckerberg-led company bought their photo-sharing app, Instagram. Six years is a long time for founders to stay
Facebook’s plan to let companies it buys live independently is over

Facebook’s plan to let companies it buys live independently is over

Mark Zuckerberg was quick to realize that Facebook, the largest social network in the world, doesn’t have a monopoly on all users nor can it bank on holding its position as top dog forever. Thus he
Instagram Co-Founders to Leave Facebook

Instagram Co-Founders to Leave Facebook

Instagram executives Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger said they are leaving the popular photo sharing service.
Instagram Co-Founders to Leave Facebook

Instagram Co-Founders to Leave Facebook

Instagram executives Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger said they are leaving the popular photo sharing service.
Facebook's Woes Grow as Instagram Co-Founders Bail

Facebook's Woes Grow as Instagram Co-Founders Bail

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger plan to leave their jobs at the company in the coming weeks, according to a report in the New York Times on Monday. The co-founders later confirmed
Instagram’s cofounders are leaving Facebook (updated)

Instagram’s cofounders are leaving Facebook (updated)

Facebook is losing the two cofounders of one of its most prized acquisitions. Instagram cofounders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger told Facebook executives on Monday that they plan to leave Facebook in
Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom, Co-Founder Mike Krieger Are Leaving the Company

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom, Co-Founder Mike Krieger Are Leaving the Company

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are stepping down from their respective roles as CEO and CTO at the image- and video-sharing giant, which is owned by Facebook. Systrom confirmed
Why Instagram’s founders are resigning: independence from Facebook weakened

Why Instagram’s founders are resigning: independence from Facebook weakened

Facebook promised Instagram autonomy, but reduced it over time leading to today’s bombshell revelation. Eight years after launching Instagram and six years after selling it to Facebook, Instagram
Startup Honeycomb Vows to Show How Software Runs In the Wild

Startup Honeycomb Vows to Show How Software Runs In the Wild

Former Facebook engineers tackle a common developer complaint.