Ron Conway

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Pinterest said it will use the new money to improve its visual-search-and-recommendations technology to make ads that people see more relevant to their interests, and to expand globally

Pinterest, the digital scrapbook company, has raised $150 million (€133 million) in a funding that raises its valuation to $12.3 billion (€10.9 billio(...)

Datahug co-founders Connor Murphy and Ray Smith

Datahug, the Dublin-based sales forecasting firm that was bought by CallidusCloud in a $13 million deal last month, saw losses narrow in the year befo(...)

Datahug co-founders Connor Murphy and Ray Smith: their software helps  firms drive sales   by allowing  businesses to identify  previously unknown relationships

Dublin-headquartered Datahug has been bought by US software firm CallidusCloud for $13 million (€11.7 million). The company, which was founded by C(...)

Jack Dorsey, the new chief of Twitter. Photograph: Bryan Thomas/The New York Times

At 7:45am on October 15th, 2008, Jack Dorsey was called to a meeting at the Clift Hotel in San Francisco. He arrived wearing a black beanie hat and a (...)

Cleaning up  The Jungle, a homeless camp of some 350 tents and shacks in San Jose. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

When I lived in Silicon Valley, I was struck by the region’s income disparity and by the lack of compassion wealthy tech workers sometimes displayed t(...)