Visiting Dignitaries

Attention, Everyone: Steve Wozniak Has Already Met Kim and Kanye’s Baby

Mr. Wozniak. (Screencap)

Last night, Business Insider reports, Steve Wozniak appeared on “Piers Morgan Live.” Normally, there’d be nothing remarkable about that, but this time he had some rather unusual value to add.

That’s because Woz, the cofounder of Apple, is one of the few people who’s actually met North West, the firstborn child of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

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Book Em Charlie

Jack Dorsey-Funded Startup Peek Wants to be OpenTable for Booking Activities When You Travel

Ruzwana Bashir photographed by Kevin Abosch

How does a pre-product startup raise $1.4 million from the likes of Jack Dorsey, Eric Schmidt and Khosla Ventures with just an idea? It helps if you’ve worked with the investors before. And if you’re trying to bring a fragmented offline industry online, a particular hobbyhorse of Mr. Dorsey’s, whose mobile payments company Square has done just that with mom and pop shops.

Peek CEO and founder Ruzwana Bashir first met Mr. Dorsey and Mr. Schmidt when she directed business development and marketing for Art.sy, another investment of theirs, she told Betabeat earlier this week. Read More