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Articles tagged with: entrepreneur

WikiLeaks Threatens $20M Fine On Unpublished Leaks

Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, is now making his associates sign a nondisclosure agreement that asserts the organization’s leaked material is solely the property of the organization. The agreement states “You accept and agree that the information disclosed, or to be disclosed to you pursuant to this agreement is, by its nature, valuable proprietary commercial information…the misuse or unauthorized disclosure of which would be likely to cause us considerable damage.”

UK Tech Sector Gets $60 Million Push

U.K. investment firm Passion Capital just raised a fund of $60 million, $40 million of which was contributed by the U.K. government. They plan to make around 50 investments with the fund, each around $200,000, mostly to companies with little more than a pitch or a prototype. They recently released their invest strategy on their lovely website.

Partners Stefan Glaenzer, Eileen Burbidge and Robert Dighero, are former European angle investors before they got together to launch…

Entrepreneurship ‘Campus’ Opens In New York City

A new company in New York City called General Assembly is seeking to be an entrepreneur campus, complete with class rooms, lecture halls, library, conference rooms, and web access. It’s atmosphere is part startup company, part school. It provides academic programs to feed the entreneurial minds and co-working space to build the camaraderie and spirit of those seeking to put their stamp on the startup world.