Caterina Fake is known for her trend-spotting; here’s some of what she’s chasing now
Roughly a year ago, entrepreneurs Caterina Fake and Jyri Engeström decided to form a traditional venture outfit called Yes VC. Fast forward, and the duo has nearly closed on $50 million for their debut fund, including backing from Supercell founder Ilkka Paan…
Go-Jek brings in Misfit co-founder and ex-Facebook head to lead Vietnam business
Ambitious ride-hailing startup Go-Jek’s Southeast Asia expansion plan suffered a blow when it lost the leadership team behind its business in Vietnam, but now it has replaced them with the former head of Facebook in the country. Christy Trang Le, who led Face…
Darby O’Gill: Searching for ‘King of Leprechauns’ fan
An Irish family is trying to track down an 11-year-old who wrote to Irish actor Jimmy O’Dea in 1959.
Family shares video they say shows man left to die in prison
After Allen Capers was stabbed in his cell, correctional officers dragged him into the prison yard and left to bleed for hours without any help, according to a lawsuit against the South Carolina’s Department of Corrections.
Boy thrown off balcony at Mall of America is ‘alert and conscious’
The 5-year-old who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota earlier this month is ‘alert and conscious,’ his family said.