A startup that’s looking to disrupt the sneaker game is celebrating the end of its first seed round with $1.5 million.
GREATS sells premium quality sneakers online, starting at $59. Founders Ryan Babenzien and Jon Buscemi have a combined 20 years of design and marketing experience for K-SWISS, Puma, DC Shoes and Gourtmet Brand.
Warby Parker just raised [adjusts glasses] a $37 million round, reportedly led by General Catalyst Partners. [Fortune]
Toys “R” Us plans to sell its own tablet for the kiddies. [Wall Street Journal]
If you search “Emma Watson” online, there’s a good chance you’ll land on malware. Also, you may very well be kind of a creep. [Boston Globe]
Turns out even Google Fiber can’t magic away racial and economic fault lines. [New York Times]
Shit, remember the movie Sneakers? Oh, for the days when hackers had to leave their lairs! [Slate]