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Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
Glu Mobile buys Plain Vanilla for $1.2M, forgives $7.5M in promissory notes; Plain Vanilla, developer of once popular trivia game QuizUp had raised over $40M   —  Plain Vanilla had raised over $40M, but was sold for just $1.2M after closing shop in August  —  In the years I've covered …
Dec 23, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
eBay acquires predictive analytics company SalesPredict for its machine learning and natural language processing expertise and tech   —  eBay will be putting the SalesPredict team to work on understanding what inventory to show customers  —  For eBay, one of the company's most important initiatives …
Jul 11, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
Intel invests $24.8M in smart glasses maker Vuzix for a 30% stake in the company   —  Intel invests $24.8 million in smartglasses maker Vuzix  —  The investment gives Intel 30% ownership of the company  —  Many predicted that Google Glass would be a hit in 2014.
Jan 3, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
Squarespace acquires website building service Brace, which will shut down Jan. 19   —  Squarespace scoops up website building service  —  Brace will be shutting down services in January, but customers will get a free year of Squarespace  —  The stated goal of website publishing …
Nov 18, 2014, 10:10 AMIn context
Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
Zendesk sets IPO price range between $8 and $10 a share   —  Zendesk does not seem to be spooked by the same market conditions that caused Box to delay  —  The market has not been too kind fo cloud companies in the last few months.  Just ask Box about that.
May 6, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Bambi Francisco Roizen / VatorNews:
Learning site Curious lands $15M, starts monetizing   —  GSV Asset Management leads round; Teachers can now charge and get tips from student  —  Curious, an online marketplace for life-long learning, just raised $15 million in its second round of financing, led by GSV Asset Management …
Feb 13, 2014, 1:00 PMIn context
Faith Merino / VatorNews:
Trulia sales beat Wall Street expectations with $20.6M   —  The company is maddeningly close to a profit  —  Well done, Trulia.  Well done.  In its first quarter as a publicly traded company, Trulia came in with $20.6 million in revenue, up 75% over the same quarter last year.
Feb 12, 2013, 8:00 PMIn context
Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
Facebook stock takes off, opens up 24% after Q3 results   —  Strong mobile traction driving enthusiasm for Facebook shares  —  After slightly beating Wall Street expectations in its third quarter results Tuesday, Facebook's stock has taken off.  —  The report sent the stock up 13% …
Oct 24, 2012, 10:10 AMIn context
Faith Merino / VatorNews:
Study: 1 in 5 U.S. women are now using Pinterest   —  Pew study finds 12% of U.S. adults are now using Pinterest, but nearly 20% of women are on the site  —  I've gotten hooked on Pinterest.  It's the only way to keep track of all the stuff I want.  It makes it so easy to keep track …
Sep 14, 2012, 6:00 AMIn context
Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
SEC moves closer to making crowdfunding a reality   —  JOBS Act provisions eases restrictions, up to issuers to make sure investors are accredited  —  When the JOBS Act was passed back in April, the most talked about part of the new law were its crowdfunding provisions …
Aug 30, 2012, 1:15 AMIn context

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