Tech's Push to Help Schools Looks Like a Campaign Ad For Ed Lee

Kevin Montgomery · 09/30/14 01:28PM

Just two weeks before San Francisco's 2011 mayoral election, billionaire angel investor Ron Conway pushed out a viral campaign ad for Mayor Ed Lee that featured cameos from local sports stars and Silicon Valley tech celebs. Now, 13 months before Lee's next election, Conway's techie advocacy group has released another ad including all the hallmarks from the original "2 Legit 2 Quit" video.

Bono, Al Gore, and Other Rich Men Invest in Mysterious Startup

Sam Biddle · 05/16/13 03:04PM

Twitter co-creator whose real name is actually Biz Stone has a new project called "Jelly." No one knows what it is, other than an epicenter of vagaries and tech intrigue. Now it's got big, rich new investors. Whatever it is.