Last Week in Betabeat: The French Come East

Too busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors.

REQUIRED READING: Flash Dance! Luxury Flash Sales Sites Regroup After Layoffs
Luxe deal sites start dieting

REQUIRED READING: French Startups Take Refuge in New York
Little Paris in New York

REQUIRED READING: We Read Facebook’s S-1 Filing So You Don’t Have To
It’s finally heeeereeeeeee!!!

SUPPLEMENTAL READING: $FB: Does Facebook’s Ticker Symbol Tell Us There It Will IPO?
What’s in a name?

These Guys Built a Crowd Investing Platform Even Though It’s Not Legal Yet
The Future of Second Market In a World Without Private Facebook Shares
The Biggest Ticketing Startup You’ve Never Heard Of Raises $1.7 M.
Manhattan President Trumpets Twitter, Tumblr; Announces Uptown Incubator
Flickr Lays Off Highest Level of Customer Support

Facebook Graffiti Artist May Be Worth $200 M, Is Pals With Porn Star Sasha Grey [VIDEO]
Imaginary Headlines About Facebook’s IPO Filing
Popular NYU-Stern Professor Offers His Classes For Free on Coureskit, 1,800 Sign Up
Bad News for Knicks Fans: Manhattan District Attorney Just Knocked Out 16 Sports Streaming Sites
Rumors & Acquisitions: Rushed Edition

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Last Week in Betabeat: The French Come East