Cory Weinberg Reporter
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Cory Weinberg is a reporter for The Information, covering the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning and travel.

63 Articles
10 days ago
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FTX Collapse Tarnishes Sequoia’s Reputation, Prompts Apology

Sequoia Capital’s Alfred Lin made a name for himself as a loyal confidant to the tenacious, often-doubted founders of...

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14 days ago
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Bankman-Fried Spun His Spending Spree, and Investors Let It Slide

With the crypto industry in crisis this summer, some of FTX’s venture capital investors were starting to scratch thei...

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17 days ago
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VCs Consider Suing Bankman-Fried

Venture capitalists who collectively plowed billions of dollars into FTX are discussing whether to sue Sam Bankman-Fr...

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21 days ago
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Inside the Venture FOMO Machine That Powered SBF’s Meteoric Rise

Venture capitalists who had managed to get into white-hot deals to fund the cryptocurrency exchange FTX in the past c...

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22 days ago
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These CEOs Wanted to Be Paid Like Musk. They Failed

Elon Musk became the world’s richest person in part through a controversial pay plan four years ago that awarded him ...

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about 1 month ago
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‘Particularly Egregious’: How Money-Losing Tech Firms Redefine Profits

Last month, Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman announced that the e-commerce company, used by tens of thousands of fa...

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about 2 months ago
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Chris Dixon Sticks to Crypto Investing Plan Amid Crash

This summer, venture capitalist Chris Dixon settled down for a dinner conversation about politics, startup investing ...

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about 2 months ago
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Investors Wary of Board Seats at Crypto Startups Due to Legal Risks

As regulators take aim at cryptocurrency tokens, prominent crypto investors have taken unusual steps to insulate them...

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2 months ago
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Andreessen-Backed Divvy Homes Lays Off 12% of Staff as Rates Rise

Divvy Homes, a property tech startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz and Tiger Global Management, laid off about 12% of...

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3 months ago
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Can Grindr’s New CEO Sell the Gay Sex App to Wall Street?

George Arison begins conversations about Grindr with euphemisms. While gay men largely use the app to find potential ...

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6 months ago
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So Your Startup Died. What Do You Do With All That Swag?

Megan Auringer started as a project manager at construction startup Katerra in January 2018, the same month it announ...

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7 months ago
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Bankrupt Startup That Blew $2 Billion From SoftBank Sues Ex-CEO, Board Directors Over ‘Self-Dealing’

In early 2018, SoftBank, the world’s biggest investor in tech startups, directed accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoope...

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