Palo Alto, Calif. – Milk, a mobile development lab start-up launched by Digg
founder Kevin Rose, has raised $1.5 million in angel funding, TechCrunch
Investors included Ron Conway, Mike Maples, David Sze, Tim Ferriss, Dave Morin,
Philip Rosedale, Evan Williams, Shervin Pishevar, Joshua Schachter, Anthony
Casalena, Ashton Kutcher, Philip Kaplan, Chris Sacca, Gary Vanyerchuk, Tony
Hsieh, Chamath Palihapitiya, Matt Mullenweg, Don Dodge, Matt Williams, Tony
Conrad via True Ventures, Rob Haye, and TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington.
has reportedly also hired four new employees for the venture, which he
previously told TechCrunch he wants to remain a "skeleton team."