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Benjamin’s Desk and 1776 Are Merging

By | Oct 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Philadelphia-based coworking network Benjamin’s Desk and DC-based incubator 1776 have officially announced their merger. And yes, both of their names are references to the American Revolution, thanks for noticing. The goal of the merge: To create a combined network that can rocket them to the…

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Boston

Fantasy Sports Sites DraftKings and FanDuel Terminated Their Merger

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The United States’ two top daily fantasy sports sites, DraftKings and FanDuel, have decided not to merge after all. They announced their merger last November. The reason behind the termination? The opposition from federal antitrust regulators. The Official Statement FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles addressed the termination…

Opinion/Analysis

How to Drive Up Valuations Using PR

By | Jan 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Estimates say about 80 percent of merger & acquisition deals fail. Likewise, only 1 percent of startups get VC or angel funding. Bottom line: entrepreneurs often have mere seconds to prove their companies’ valuations. For public relations practitioners, elevating brand recognition and corporate value…

Announcements

CoFounderLabs Merges With RockThePost to Create One-Stop Shop for Equity Crowdfunding 

By | Jul 16, 2014 at 5:58 pm

CoFoundersLab, the online matchmaking network that scientifically builds startup teams, is merging with investor crowdfunding portal RockThePost to create a one-stop shop for investors called OneVest. The platform will connect early stage startups with accredited investors, and it will have a diversified network of over 35,000…

News

Poll: Who Should Acquire Delicious From Yahoo?

By | Dec 17, 2010 at 3:15 pm

Yesterday we reported the troubling news that Yahoo would be shutting down Delicious and we shared how to save your bookmarks. We shared our thoughts on the idea of Yahoo selling Delicious. Today, there is word that Yahoo is thinking of selling Delicious. Who…

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News

Monster Deal Inked for $225M for Yahoo HotJobs

By | Feb 3, 2010 at 6:19 pm

Monster.com which has been connecting employers with  job seekers for the past decade announced today that it is in an: “indefinitive agreement to acquire the assets of Yahoo! HotJobs, a leading online recruitment website, from Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) for $225 million in cash. Monster and…

News

AOL Buys Sphere For News Content Recommendations

By | Apr 15, 2008 at 12:10 pm

My first day working at AOL back in the fall of 2006 I had the pleasure of having lunch with Sphere CEO and founder Tony Conrad as he was visiting to start working with the AOL. Since then, Sphere which I covered previously when…