Jason Goldberg

Jason Goldberg’s Amazon-rival Fab lays off more than 100

Things seemed to be flying high this past June for Fab when the New York-based e-commerce upstart raised $150 million at a reported valuation of $1 billion from Andreessen Horowitz, Atomico and Chinese Internet powerhouse Tencent. But then came layoffs a month later when 100 employees were let go in Berlin. And today comes another round of job cuts, as Fab… Read More

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Ex-Jobster founder Jason Goldberg pivoting Fab, this time challenging Amazon

Those in the Seattle startup community may remember Jason Goldberg. The former T-Mobile manager and White House aide was one of the more colorful characters in this community and co-founded the online recruiting startup Jobster in 2003, which eventually tanked. Now, though, Goldberg is making moves with his New York City-based online shopping site, Fab.com. The company… Read More

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Morning Radar: Goldberg’s Fab.com is raising a big round; Kindle Fire apps; and more

A quick rundown of stories catching our attention this morning … Jason Goldberg’s Fab.com, the New York-based daily deal site led by the former Jobster CEO, is reportedly raising a $40 million to $50 million round at a post money valuation of some $250 million, reports TechCrunch. Menlo Ventures and First Round Capital are apparently backing the… Read More