Sigh, They Probably Have Funding

SF Gate writes about a new start-up in the Mission that lures clients with its journalism.

Take San Francisco startup Priceonomics, which publishes articles on its website on a range of curious topics, from overpriced diamonds to Mission District gentrification. CEO Rohin Dharsays the goal is “to bring new information into the world” – a very media-company response.

Yet his company makes its money building data-crawling software, which it uses to collect information so businesses and hedge funds can make decisions about investments. Readers wouldn’t know it by visiting the Priceonomics website, which looks like a news blog. The only mention of its software is buried at the bottom of the page. READ MORE.

Or be inspired by We Built This City’s photo that I happened to click on right after reading about Priceonomics. 

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One Comment

  1. anon

    I don’t understand your comment at the end of this posting, Lydia. Is there something wrong with Priceonomics, other than the fact that they are located in the Mission, I presume?

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