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Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
At 9 Million Users Strong, Fab Raises More Money And Is Just Getting Warmed Up   —  In February 2011, Jason Goldberg and Bradford Shane Shellhammer were faced with one of the most painful experiences an entrepreneur must deal with: to decide whether to shut down their business, Fabulis …
Nov 1, 2012, 11:30 AMIn context
Jenna Wortham / New York Times:
For Some Internet Start-Ups, a Failure Is Just the Beginning   —  Every entrepreneur hopes to start the next big thing.  But sometimes the first try doesn't go as planned.  —  Bradford Shellhammer remembers the exact moment he realized his fledgling Web start-up, Fabulis …
Jan 18, 2012, 12:10 AMIn context
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Design Sales Site Fab.com Hits 350,000 Members, Raises $8M To Celebrate   —  Fab.com, which started out as Fabulis, a social networking site for gay men, has not only recently changed its name but also started from scratch with an entirely new business centered around online flash sales of design items.
Jul 26, 2011, 12:40 PMIn context
Owen Thomas / VentureBeat:
Exclusive: GeoCities founder invests in gay social network Fabulis   —  Sixteen years ago, David Bohnett founded GeoCities, a homepage-hosting website which presaged today's blogs and social networks.  Now his Baroda Ventures is backing Fabulis, a recently launched social network for gay men.
Jun 30, 2010, 2:40 PMIn context
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
In Wake Of Fabulis Debacle, Citibank Makes Changes To Internet Business Policy   —  Last week, Citibank found itself in the eye of an Internet storm after it was revealed that the bank had blocked the business account of Web startup fabulis over (non-existing) ‘objectionable content’ on the company's blog.
Mar 1, 2010, 11:25 AMIn context
Sam Diaz / Between the Lines:
Citibank to startup: Your blog is OK and we're not homophobic   —  If Citibank executives - and you, for that matter - had never heard of fabulis, a start-up social networking site for gay men, that's about to change.  —  One of the nation's biggest banks was scrambling today …
Feb 25, 2010, 5:55 PMIn context
Mark / mm:
If your bank doesn't like your startup's blog, they may freeze your funds   —  Update: The Fabulis story had legs like I've never seen before.  When I posted it to Hacker News it shot to number 1 in about 3 minutes and stayed there for 6 to 8 hours.  A few hours later Robin Wauters …
Feb 25, 2010, 10:35 AMIn context
Jason Goldberg / fabulis:
citibank is so not fabulis   —  Hi everyone.  Jason Goldberg here, founder and ceo of fabulis.  —  In a bit of strange and disturbing news, fabulis discovered today that someone(s) at Citibank had decided arbitrarily to block fabulis' bank account due to what was described to us on the phone as “objectionable content” on our blog.
Feb 25, 2010, 1:55 AMIn context
David Kaplan / paidContent:
Social Net For Gay Men Fabulis Raises $625K From WaPo, Others   —  Fabulis, a social net and lifestyle site aimed at gay men, has raised $625,000 in a first round funding, founder and CEO Jason Goldberg told paidContent.  The site is currently in stealth mode and Goldberg …
Jan 29, 2010, 12:40 PMIn context

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