Mike Masnick

Michael "Mike" Masnick (born December 8, 1974) is an American editor and entrepreneur . He is the CEO and founder of Techdirt, a weblog that focuses on technology news and tech-related issues. Masnick is also the founder and CEO of the company Floor64 and a contributor at BusinessWeek's Business Exchange.Before founding Floor64, Masnick worked in business development and marketing at Release Software, an e-commerce startup, and in marketing at Intel. He has a bachelor's degree in Industrial and Labor Relations and an MBA, both from Cornell University.
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  • A Kickstarter for journalism enters the big leagues

    … they’re paying. The site has been used to fund over 150 projects so far, covering topics ranging from climate change, space exploration and the history of the prison system. Nearly 250 writers have signed up for the site since its launch, a big increase over the 28 it launched with. The money has been good, too: Beacon has shelled out $500,000…

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