Michael Arrington

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J. Michael Arrington (born March 13, 1970) is the American founder and former co-editor of TechCrunch, a blog covering the Silicon Valley technology start-up communities and the wider technology field in USA and elsewhere.wikipedia
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TechCrunch

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J. Michael Arrington (born March 13, 1970) is the American founder and former co-editor of TechCrunch, a blog covering the Silicon Valley technology start-up communities and the wider technology field in USA and elsewhere.
TechCrunch is an American online publisher of technology industry news founded in 2005 by Archimedes Ventures whose partners were Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.

CrunchFund

In 2011, Arrington founded a venture capital firm called CrunchFund along with M. G. Siegler and Patrick Gallagher.
It was founded in September 2011 by Michael Arrington (who later left TechCrunch in October 2011), Patrick Gallagher, and MG Siegler (who later left for Google Ventures) - when it raised its inaugural $20 million in funding.

Claremont McKenna College

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He attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a major in economics.
Founder of TechCrunch and Co-founder of CrunchFund, Michael Arrington (1992)

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In July 2008, Arrington started a project called the Crunchpad, over a year before the iPad was released.
Originally, Fusion Garage was working with Michael Arrington to release it as the CrunchPad, but in November 2009 Fusion Garage informed Arrington it would be selling the product alone.

Stanford Law School

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He went on to Stanford Law School and graduated in 1995.
Michael Arrington (1995), Internet journalist and entrepreneur

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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He practiced corporate and securities law at O'Melveny & Myers and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
Michael Arrington, Founder, TechCrunch

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J. Michael Arrington (born March 13, 1970) is the American founder and former co-editor of TechCrunch, a blog covering the Silicon Valley technology start-up communities and the wider technology field in USA and elsewhere.

Wired (magazine)

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Magazines such as Wired and Forbes have named Arrington one of the most powerful people on the Internet.

Forbes

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Magazines such as Wired and Forbes have named Arrington one of the most powerful people on the Internet.

Huntington Beach, California

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Born in Huntington Beach, California, Arrington grew up in Huntington Beach and Surrey, England.

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Born in Huntington Beach, California, Arrington grew up in Huntington Beach and Surrey, England.

University of California, Berkeley

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He attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a major in economics.

Economics

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He attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a major in economics.

O'Melveny & Myers

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He practiced corporate and securities law at O'Melveny & Myers and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

First Data

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Arrington was co-founder of Achex, an internet payments company, which was sold to First Data Corp for US$32 million and is now the back end of Western Union online.

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Arrington was co-founder of Achex, an internet payments company, which was sold to First Data Corp for US$32 million and is now the back end of Western Union online.

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Arrington was co-founder of Achex, an internet payments company, which was sold to First Data Corp for US$32 million and is now the back end of Western Union online.

Zip.ca

His other entrepreneurial endeavors include co-founding Zip.ca and Pool.com, acting as chief operating officer for Razorgator, and founding Edgeio.

Software as a service

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He has also served on the board of directors at the startup Foldera, which was designing a software as a service organizational tool.

Libertarianism

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He identifies as a libertarian, saying, "I just see government as this thing that stops us from doing things."

M. G. Siegler

In 2011, Arrington founded a venture capital firm called CrunchFund along with M. G. Siegler and Patrick Gallagher.

IPad

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In July 2008, Arrington started a project called the Crunchpad, over a year before the iPad was released.