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I like math. Writer @TechCrunch, formerly @BuzzFeed and @WSJ. UNC 2010.

Lyft Tests A Cheaper Option For Lyft Line Riders — Lyft is testing a new feature for Lyft Line users that will make rides a little bit cheaper. The new feature allows Line riders that are willing to wait for a little bit longer to take less-expensive rides. I first spotted the feature when taking a ride from San Mateo.

Pinterest Adds Tools For Marketers To Post Better Pins — Pinterest today said that it would launch what it's calling its Marketer Development Program, in which a set of partners will get access to new tools that allow them to better deliver more engaging content on Pinterest.

GoFundMe Raising At $500M Valuation — TechCrunch is hearing from a few sources that GoFundMe, a crowdfunding and fundraising startup, is seeking venture financing after bootstrapping the company since 2008. According to those sources, Accel Partners is in the mix, and one says they may be leading the round.

Pandora’s Q1 Beats Estimates With $230.8 Million In Revenue — Pandora's first-quarter earnings beat Wall Street's expectations, bringing in $230.8 Million in revenue and a loss of 12 cents per share. Its active listener count - while up year over year - fell quarter over quarter.

App Annie’s Danielle Levitas And Sequoia’s Alfred Lin Will Speak At Disrupt New York — With app stores being as crowded as they are, understanding mobile distribution and the app economy is more important now more than ever. And in less than two weeks, we'll sit down with App Annie's new head of research Danielle Levitas and Sequoia Capital's Alfred Lin at TechCrunch Disrupt New York.

The Glow App Now Tracks Male Fertility — Glow, the app that helps couples track fertility cycles, today released an update that will help couples keep track of men's reproductive health as well as women. Male partners can now also have their own experience within the Glow app that helps them track their own health.

Former Xbox Executive Nancy Tellem Joins Interlude, An Interactive Video Startup — Longtime entertainment executive Nancy Tellem, who was president of Xbox games studios, has joined interactive video startup Interlude as its chief media officer and executive chairman. Previously, Tellem was an investor and an advisor to the company.

Cloud HR Startup Zenefits Is Looking To Raise A Giant New Round Of Funding — Fast-moving HR and benefits startup Zenefits is looking to accelerate adoption even further. According to sources the company, which was founded just two years ago, is about to join the club of companies worth more than a billion dollars. Zenefits allows small- and medium-sized businesses to manage human resources services in a much simpler fashion.

Clever Hires VP Of Engineering From Square — Clever today said it has hired Ben Adida, previously a director of engineering at Square, to be the company's VP of engineering. The company, which creates a third-party development platform that centers around applications for teachers and students, has around 50 employees, but plans to expand to 150 in the coming year.

Ripple Labs Hires Brad Garlinghouse As Its COO — Ripple Labs, which develops a payments protocol for value-transfer over the Internet, has hired longtime Yahoo executive and former Hightail CEO Brad Garlinghouse as its chief operating officer. Garlinghouse joins as the company hits around 100 employees - a stage where startups typically bring in experienced executives to help the company continue to grow.
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Apr 27, 2015

all tweets are subtweets unless indicated otherwise

Apr 27, 2015

RT @danprimack: The CNBC rooftop set is proof that no one in San Francisco ever expects it to rain anymore.

Apr 27, 2015

i'm commander shepherd and this is my favorite tweet on twitter

Apr 27, 2015

RT @katienotopoulos: Some big personal news, guys: I’m joining Snapchat as Head Of Nudes.

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