Last Week in Betabeat: Dwolla Versus Bitcoiners, Spectacle Debacle, and Brogrammers—What Brogrammers?

lastweekcat11 Last Week in Betabeat: Dwolla Versus Bitcoiners, Spectacle Debacle, and Brogrammers—What Brogrammers?

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

Required Reading: Dwolla Being Sued by Bitcoiners for $2 M.
The Iowa payments startup—yeah, the one that just raised $5 million led by Union Square Ventures—has been hit with its first lawsuit.

Required Reading: Branch Joins Obvious Corp., Picks up $2 M. from Lerer Ventures and SV Angel and heads East for Betaworks
FormDs.com strikes again!

Required Reading: Brogramming Phenomenon Being Taken Way Too Seriously
Insufficiently ironic BusinessWeek article cues hysteria.

Required Reading: Hipster Spectacle! Possible Warby Parker Knockoff Accuses Warby Parker of (Possibly) Scaring off Investors
Did the startup world’s hipster darling do wrong or is a copycat flashing its claws?

VITAMINS:
Cofounder Naveen Selvadurai Leaves Foursquare
Why Isn’t Wikipedia Blacking Out Over ACTA?
Tumblr Says Browser Extensions are A-OK, Despite Changes to Terms of Service
Paul Ceglia, Man Suing Facebook, Gets Favorable Ruling From Judge and Killer Legal Team
Jalak Jobanputra, RTP Ventures New Managing Director, Talks About Russian Billionaire Leonid Boguslavsky’s $120 M. Fund
The Startup Rundown: Have Fun in ATX—Love, NYC

MILK ‘N’ COOKIES
15 *MORE* SXSW Parties You Really, Really Don’t Want to Miss
With iPhone Theft on the Rise, Protect Your Bubble’s Gadget Insurance Hopes to Break Into New York
Who Won Last Night’s Ultra Light Startup Showdown? The Only Chick Who Pitched
Oh Look, Someone Just Made CrunchBase Incredibly Useful for Finding Investors and Trends
Nasdaq and NYSE Bicker over Facebook IPO: You Sir, Are No Brad Pitt
Songza’s New Music Concierge Will Just Tell You What to Listen To

You can also get this review via RSS or as a weekly email by subscribing here.