To busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors.
REQUIRED READING: Friends Investing in Friends: When It Comes to Startups, Is the Fix Already In?
It’s an insider’s game, but anyone can join it.
REQUIRED READING: Scroogle May Have Been a Victim of Hackers, Not Google
The plot thickens!
REQUIRED READING: Spin Transfer Tech Spins Out of PE-Backed Startup Factory Into a $36 M. A Round
How does a technology become a startup?
–After Six Years and Three Rejections, Magnify.net’s Steve Rosenbaum Gets a Patent for Video Discovery
–Bitcoin Exchange TradeHill Suspends Trading
–Exfm Raises $1.5 M. (and $1) From Previous Investor Spark Capital
–Canadian Goverment Sending Six Startups to General Assembly for Three Months
–Village Ventures Breaks Up the VC Band: Cofounders Head to Bain and Greycroft
–ff Venture Capital Quietly Raised a $27 M. Fund Last November and Has Already Invested in 23 Startups
–At Tumblr HQ, Mayor Bloomberg Announces Daniel Huttenlocher as the Founding Dean of New Tech Campus
MILK AND COOKIES:
–Nine Startups Tried to Teach Brooklyn Bowl How to Share Last Night
–The Rise of the Buddy VC
–Biz Dev is Having a Moment
–Startup Born on Fred Wilson’s Blog Raises $540K Seed Round, Heads to New York
–Rumors & Acquisitions: Kerfuffles Edition