David Karp

David Karp in 2013 (Tumbr)

FLASHBACK: David Karp's 2009 NBR interview

WEEKEND REVIEW Sun 26 May

The founder of Tumblr, still just 26, has just sold his blogging site to Yahoo for $1.1 billion. NBR spoke to him in Auckland as he arrived in the city as a 22-year-old, buzzed on pseudoephedrine, and with $US5.5 million VC cash in his pocket - an amount that, then, seemed a staggering sum.

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