Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Nick D’Aloisio, 17, Sells Summly App to Yahoo - NYTimes.com

I look forward to seeing what Yahoo does with the Summly technology
"“I’ve still got a year and a half left at my high school,” he said in a telephone interview on Monday. But he will make arrangements to test out of his classes and work from the Yahoo office in London, partly to abide by the company’s new and much-debated policy that prohibits working from home.
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Summly’s other investors, improbably enough, included Wendi Murdoch, Ashton Kutcher and Yoko Ono. The most important one was Li Ka-shing, the Hong Kong billionaire, whose investment fund supported Mr. D’Aloisio’s idea early on, before it was even called Summly.
Nick D’Aloisio, 17, Sells Summly App to Yahoo - NYTimes.com
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