Last Week in Betabeat: Great Boyfriends

lastweekcat Last Week in Betabeat: Great BoyfriendsToo busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors.

REQUIRED READING: Elle Advice Column E. Jean Carroll Has a New Startup For All You Special Ladies
Love in the time of algorithms.

REQUIRED READING: Layoffs at Gilt Groupe Complete: 90 Emloyees Let Go, Gilt City Closes Offices in Six Markets

Layoffs included division’s president, chief revenue officer and senior director of sales.

VITAMINS:
Facebook Preps to File Next Week, Entire IPO Ecosystem Jockeys for Position
Is It Possible to Predict Pagviews 15 Minutes Into the Future? $1.7 M. for Visual Revenue Says Yes
School’s In for Summer! General Assembly Opening Second Campus in June
Timehop, Your Own Personal Way Back Machine, Lands $1.1 M.
Nate Wesheimer Going Full Startup With Stealthy Picturelife

MILK AND COOKIES:
Wander, the ‘Utterly Pointless Leaderboard’ and the Most Ridiculous Marketing Strategy Ever
Wife of New York Senate Hopeful Marc Cenedella Is No Stranger to Blogging Controversy Herself
Silk Road, Secret Website Where You Can Buy Drugs, Is Hiring
We Live in the Future! Popsicle-Colored Phone Charging Stations Appearing in New York Bars
Huh, Airbnb CEO Says Airbnb Hosts New York City Make ‘An Average’ of $21K

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