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Arch Grants Raises $2.5M To Turn St. Louis Into A Startup Hub; Square Co-founder Signs On

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Entrepreneurs and small businesses are integral to the engine of job creation. According to the White House, companies less than five years old created 44 million jobs over the last three decades in the U.S. and what’s more, accounted for all net new jobs created over that time. In a...
Arch Grants Raises $2.5M To Turn St. Louis Into A Startup Hub; Square Co-founder Signs On

mentalflossr: How Did Pabst Win Its Blue Ribbon? Of...

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mentalflossr: How Did Pabst Win Its Blue Ribbon? Of note: Leading Pabst by two points near the end of judging, Anheuser-Busch began celebrating early, ordering an award placard for their exhibit and taking out ads in the local papers announcing they had won the nonexistent grand prize and were the...
mentalflossr: How Did Pabst Win Its Blue Ribbon? Of...

St. Louis forming $100M startup fund to send deals flowing down the Mississippi

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Old St. Louis wants to become hot with young startups. Civic and business leaders are raising $100 million to kick the region’s burgeoning startup scene up a notch. Dubbed the Regional Entrepreneurship Initiative (REI), it seeks to attract venture...
St. Louis forming $100M startup fund to send deals flowing down the Mississippi
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Microsoft CEO Summit: Immelt, Huffington, Buffett and other titans in town

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Bill Gates, Rupert Murdoch and Clayton Christensen at a past Microsoft CEO Summit. (Microsoft file photo) More than 130 corporate chiefs from around the world are descending on Seattle starting today — but don’t expect to hear much, if anything, from them over the next three days. The occasion is...
Microsoft CEO Summit: Immelt, Huffington, Buffett and other titans in town
RadioShack, Trek, Anheuser-Busch, And Other Sponsors Dump Lance Armstrong

Magic Hat Brewery Sues West Sixth Brewing, Claiming 6 Looks Too Much Like 9

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You may recall that years ago Anheuser-Busch applied for a trademark on the number 312, having bought out Goose Island Brewery, who had a beer by that name. The catch is that 312 is the area code for most of Chicago, where Goose Island was based, and that seems like...
Magic Hat Brewery Sues West Sixth Brewing, Claiming 6 Looks Too Much Like 9

Deal Terms, Layoffs, And More: Inside The Clickable-Syncapse Deal

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New York advertising startup Clickable has sold to Syncapse, the companies announced this morning. After hearing about the news, we talked to two types of sources about it. On-the-record sources, including Syncapse CEO Michael Scissons, and sources who prefer not to be named. First some context: Clickable makes software companies...
Deal Terms, Layoffs, And More: Inside The Clickable-Syncapse Deal

The Social Marketing Shakeup Continues: Syncapse Buys Clickable

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Have you bought or sold a company that helps companies market themselves on Facebook? Join the club — a consolidation wave has hit the industry in the last few months. Here’s the newest example: Syncapse, a 5-year-old company that helps companies manage their presence on Facebook, has acquired Clickable, a 6-year-old...
The Social Marketing Shakeup Continues: Syncapse Buys Clickable

Social TV's Big Week: Flingo's $7M Funding Follows Super Bowl

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Two days after social TV made a splash at the Super Bowl, yet another new entry in that field, Flingo, announced that it has secured $7 million in series A funding from August Capital.  Best known as the company started by BitTorrent co-founder Ashwin Navin, Flingo develops software for...
Social TV's Big Week: Flingo's $7M Funding Follows Super Bowl

Work4 Labs Raises $10 Million Series A Led By Matrix To Get You Recruited Though Your Facebook Profile

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Everyone needs a job, but submitting resumes is a pain and they’re not discoverable so they don’t help you get recruited. That’s why Work4 Labs has just raised $10 million to let you apply or get recruited for jobs with your Facebook profile. Along with the Series A led by...
Work4 Labs Raises $10 Million Series A Led By Matrix To Get You Recruited Though Your Facebook Profile
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Budweiser Just Joined Twitter And Here's It's First Tweet

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It might be a few years too late, but Budweiser just joined Twitter. Unsurprisingly, it's first ever tweet is to promote its Super Bowl ad campaign. The brand is asking followers -- after 16 hours on the social network, the monster brand has fewer than 1,000 fans -- to name...
Budweiser Just Joined Twitter And Here's It's First Tweet

Break Up Big Beer?

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Break Up Big Beer?: Michael J. De La Merced on Anheuser-Busch InBev's $20.1 billion deal to buy Grupo Modelo: The deal, announced last summer, would add Corona Extra to the company's formidable stable of brands, including Budweiser and Stella Artois. But the Justice Department said in its lawsuit, filed in...
Break Up Big Beer?

NUMBERS: Will Ferrell's Old Milwaukee Super Bowl Spot Kicked Budweiser's Butt

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Will Ferrell's Super Bowl ad for Old Milwaukee—seen only in North Platte, Neb., the nation's smallest TV market—got more than twice the audience on YouTube and Twitter than Budweiser's "Eternal Optimism" ad, which was broadcast nationally. Boston-based ad agency Mullen crunched the numbers for Bloomberg BusinessWeek, for a period...
NUMBERS: Will Ferrell's Old Milwaukee Super Bowl Spot Kicked Budweiser's Butt

Facebook platform industry news: Compass Labs, ShopIgniter, Marin and Syncapse

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Compass Labs/ShopIgniter Social marketing platform Compass Labs today announced its partnership with ShopIgniter, a platform for creating rich media social posts. Through this partnership, brands can now develop rich media campaigns through ShopIgniter and promote them with paid media through Compass Labs’ CLIQ Ads Manager and with the insights gained...
Facebook platform industry news: Compass Labs, ShopIgniter, Marin and Syncapse

Software: The Attorney Who Is Always on the Job

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In the legal arena’s contest of man versus machine, the U.S. Justice Department has given a big boost to the machines. Department officials reviewing the proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Mexico’s Grupo Modelo SAB recently approved a request to use software — rather than a horde of lawyers...
Software: The Attorney Who Is Always on the Job

DailyDirt: Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200...

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Sometimes, a free market doesn't create a thriving bazaar of competition. Occasionally, huge monopolies form, and the result is less competition (and sometimes less innovation). Maybe it doesn't matter if you own Mediterranean and Baltic Avenue, but it could if you have Park Place and Boardwalk. Here are a few...
DailyDirt: Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200...

21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Auto insurer 21st Century Insurance and Financial Services has shifted its estimated $50 million U.S. media planning and buying account to WPP's Mindshare without a review. The account was previously run by Omnicom Group's Omnicom Media Group....
21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare
BuzzFeed's Native Ads Are Coming To Other Websites [THE BRIEF]
Software replaces lawyers in beer company merger

Drink more, weigh less?

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In a study reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine (that was not sponsored by Bartles & Jaymes or Anheuser-Busch) findings were published that women who “regularly consume moderate amounts of alcohol are less likely to gain weight” than their non-drinking peers, and were at a lower risk of obesity. The...
Drink more, weigh less?

dbreunig: Next Nature writes: Anheuser-Busch, parent...

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dbreunig: Next Nature writes: Anheuser-Busch, parent company of the American beer brand Budweiser, has been canning water for victims of the disaster. The company temporarily converted one of its manufacturing facilities from churning out bland beer to life-giving water. The result is uncanny: A beer can with the familiar eagle...
dbreunig: Next Nature writes: Anheuser-Busch, parent...

Last chance: Early-bird rates end today for the big GeekWire Anniversary bash

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John “McEnore” Cook with See Sing Lau of WhitePages, intermediate champion, at the 2012 Ping Pong bash. We’re bringing back one of our favorite activities of the year, and now’s your chance to sign up before prices go up. Yep, that’s right. Early-bird rates end today for GeekWire’s anniversary bash,...
Last chance: Early-bird rates end today for the big GeekWire Anniversary bash

Budweiser Asks Paramount To Remove Their Beer From The Movie Flight

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As product placement in television and film becomes more prevalent, it was only a matter of time before intellectual property silliness had to follow. For example, we've seen such wonderful cases of egocentrism as a copyright claim over a painting shown in a movie. Couple that with product placement examples...
Budweiser Asks Paramount To Remove Their Beer From The Movie Flight

Bud Light's Loudly Supporting Gay Marriage -- No Matter What The Haters Say

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Bud Light thrust itself into the middle of the gay marriage conversation by posting an ad on its Facebook page promoting equality. The pic features a pair of Bud Light cans aligned like an equals sign. In around 15 hours, the post has accumulated more than 34,000 'likes' and racked...
Bud Light's Loudly Supporting Gay Marriage -- No Matter What The Haters Say

How St Louis became a tech town

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This is a guest post by Aaron Perlut In spite of being home to some of America’s most successful companies, as varied as Anheuser-Busch, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Purina and Energizer, St. Louis has never been perceived as a bastion of progressivism. The question as to “why” has no easy answer....
How St Louis became a tech town
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