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Whiskey Makers Court Jews, Airbnb Prepares to Fight, VCs Raise a Marijuana Fund: June 6


Whiskey Makers Court Jews, Airbnb Prepares to Fight, VCs Raise a Marijuana Fund: June 6

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Whiskey producers have learned to court observant Jews, writes Robert Simonson. It doesn’t hurt that most whiskey is naturally kosher. [New York Times]

There’s plenty to be learned from Zynga’s (znga) drastic layoffs, writes Erin Griffith: The social gaming company is a prime example of how not to scale. [PandoDaily]

Airbnb is gearing up for a public policy fight, writes Adrianne Jeffries. [The Verge]

Ghost Group, a venture capital firm that’s raised $1 million to invest in the marijuana industry, is hoping for high returns, according to Rebecca Grant. [VentureBeat]

Brad Weinberg, a partner at Blueprint Health, an accelerator for health-care startups, thinks that new medical companies are going to mint a lot of millionaires (video). [Fox Business]

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Clark is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek covering small business and entrepreneurship.

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