Skype’s Real P2P Network

Skype, the web’s telephone and video chat pioneer, has seen a lot since its inception eight years ago. But it's real legacy is its people. The well-connected network of alums reads like a Silicon Valley who's who.…

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Path Gets $8.5 Million. Ahem! Why?

Path, the San Francisco-based company that makes a photo sharing app has raised $8.5 million in new investment from KPCB and Index Ventures. That's a lot of money for a company that has little traction or not even a hint of a business model.…

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Etsy Raises $20M Led by Index Ventures

Etsy, the "eBay for crafts," has raised a new $20-million round of financing -- its fifth -- according to several reports, as sales at the user-generated site continue to grow rapidly. The funding round is from a group of venture capital funds led by Index Ventures.…

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