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Lora Kolodny

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San Francisco (sometimes NYC)
Startups and Venture Capital Reporter — CNBC
Covers:  accelerators, venture capital, technology, founders, startups, investors, social entrepreneurship, emerging technology, funding rounds, tech transfer, mergers & acquisitions, consumer technology
Doesn't Cover: business books, bootstrap businesses, philanthropy, kickstarter projects seeking money now

Optimist in disguise. Dog person. CNBC startups & vc reporter. Ex-TechCrunch, WSJ / WSJ Pro, NYTimes, Inc. pitch via email: lora.kolodny@nbcuni.com

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Biography

Keeping good information in the public view for 14 years. I cover: business, tech, design and environmental issues. Now focused on venture funded startups and the people who back them at: blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital I have also worked on staff and been a long-term contributor to: TechCrunch, NYT...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Non-internship? I was a research manager and reporter at Inc. magazine, Inc.com and the Inc. 500.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My parents' typewriter!

How is social media changing news?

It's allowing professional reporters to include and work with citizen journalists and sources in myriad new ways and more...