Craigslist Founder Craig Newmark to Speak at Google in DC October 3

by on September 29, 2008 · 13 comments

Register here for what looks like a very interesting event:

 In 1995, Internet entrpreneur Craig Newmark started Craigslist — an online community featuring free classified ads. Thirteen years later, Craigslist serves 567 cities in 55 countries and is a good example of how the power, reach and openness of the Internet can help turn a simple idea into a global phenomenon.

As part of the ongoing “Google D.C. Talks” series, Craig — who still helps users in a customer service role at Craigslist — will speak about the founding of the future of Craigslist, the future direction of the Internet, and what public policy makers can do to keep the Internet and American democracy free, open and vibrant. For anyone who’s ever bought or sold a used piece of furniture or concert tickets on Craigslist, you won’t want to miss hearing from the man who started it all.

Craig Newmark, Customer Service Rep & Founder, craigslist

Alan Davidson, Director, Public Policy and Government Affairs, Google


  • kids toys

    Blodget wildly underestimates the deafening uproar that would ensue once the concept of fully monetizing the site was introduced

  • Craigslist Proxy

    I don't know about anyone else but there is always something happening with Craigslist.

  • Craigslist Proxy

    I think you can find some great stuff almost every week about Craigslist online.

  • henriksen butler

    I think I'm start liking Craiglist.. Buying used furniture is not bad..

  • Craigslist Proxy

    Does it ever cease to amaze you with all the news and happenings about Craigslist?

  • golfman_story

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  • vessel sinks

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  • nursing scrubs

    Craigslist is one of the best online communities of all times.I love Craigslist very much while i am fan of Craigslist.

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