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  • 5 Former Yahoo!’s Marissa Mayer Should Totally Re-hire

    on Oct 4, 12 • in Media Marketplace, Slideshows and Infographics • with 16 Comments

    Marissa Mayer is making bold moves to re-invigorate the culture at Yahoo! – free meals and new iPhones for all employees to start. But culture begins and ends with people, and Yahoo! used to be known for its upbeat, people-centric culture. Thus it makes perfect sense that she would want to bring back some incredibly accomplished alumni from Yahoo!’s glory days. To wit, there has been much speculation that Mayer is trying to hire ex-Yahoo! and Twitter VP, Katie Stanton (who is also a former White House staffer and an alumna of prestigious Rhodes College

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  • Benchmark Bets $9mm on CountingCrows.com

    on Oct 3, 12 • in Media Marketplace, Venture Capital • with No Comments

    Today Benchmark announced a $9mm investment in CountingCrows.com, the official website of the rock band whose music was a staple of radio and MTV throughout the 1990's. BAC talked with Cohler in Benchmark's Sand Hill offices while the plaintive sounds of August & Everything After played from his tasteful Bose desk speakers

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