Biz Stone, who earlier this summer left Twitter with co-founder Jack Dorsey’s return to the CEO role, is now taking a strategic advisor’s role with one of his first funding partners, Spark Capital. In a blog post earlier today, Spark general partner Bijan Sabet announced Stone would join as a strategic advisor. The VC is [...]
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(Reuters) – Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams plan to revive Obvious, the company they conceived years ago as a technology project incubator that eventually spawned Twitter.
Stone and Williams will continue to advise Twitter on strategic matters, but devote the lions’ share of their time to The Obvious Corporation, Stone told the Aspen Ideas Conference at the ski resort on Tuesday.
The pair, along with others such as Jack Dorsey, who now runs payments service Square, created the four-year-old website that allows users to send 140-character messages across the Internet. It has grown into a microblogging phenomenon used by celebrities and heads of state alike, hailed at times as a crucial tool in promoting
The Berkeley Hills neighbors of Twitter cofounder Biz Stone better steel themselves for a massive street crowd this coming Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. A little earlier today, Stone tweeted the listing for his two-bedroom, two-bath, William Wurster-designed family cottage. Price? $575,000. “We loved our Wurster cottage in Berkeley but it’s time to move—if you’re into architecture, check [...]