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Dot429: A Fast-Growing, Multi-Platform LinkedIn For The Gay Community

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When it comes to networking, there is no shortage of ways to connect with other professionals to talk shop. LinkedIn has become the most popular professional networking platform, with over 100 million users using the site to post their work experience, look for jobs, and connect with prospective employers. Facebook,...
Dot429: A Fast-Growing, Multi-Platform LinkedIn For The Gay Community

Fab.com Makes First Overseas Acquisition in Germany

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Design e-commerce site Fab.com Inc. is going global, expanding into Europe with its first international acquisition. New York-based Fab.com will acquire Germany’s Casacanda GmbH in an all-stock deal valuing the start-up at around $10 million, said a person familiar with the matter. Fab.com Fab.com Chief Executive Jason Goldberg said the...
Fab.com Makes First Overseas Acquisition in Germany

Alexandra Holzer: Larry Kennar, L Word Producer, Talks DTLA, His New Gay Scripted Drama Series (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

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Larry Kennar is producer and manager of LKE Entertainment, and Sunday, Jan. 29 was the day of his roundtable discussion about growing independently-run projects in the entertainment industry. His newest project, DTLA, is out this spring, and as Kennar says, it's best described as "a cross between Queer As Folk...
Alexandra Holzer: Larry Kennar, L Word Producer, Talks DTLA, His New Gay Scripted Drama Series (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Keen On... Grindr: Should Gays Vote For Obama Or Romney in November?

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Given the ubiquity and power of today’s online networks, it’s become a cliche to describe the race between Obama and Romney as a social media election. But few social networks have become as explicitly engaged as the 4 million person strong gay network Grindr in pursuing the human rights...
Keen On... Grindr: Should Gays Vote For Obama Or Romney in November?

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Jason Collins Being Gay Is Such Non-News That JetBlue Is Getting Shamed For Jumping On His Bandwagon
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At 9 Million Users Strong, Fab Raises More Money And Is Just Getting Warmed Up

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In February 2011, Jason Goldberg and Bradford Shane Shellhammer were faced with one of the most painful experiences an entrepreneur must deal with: to decide whether to shut down their business, Fabulis, which was a social network for the gay community, and return the money back to investors. So to...
At 9 Million Users Strong, Fab Raises More Money And Is Just Getting Warmed Up
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In No Way Does It Surprise Us That Fab’s All-Time Bestselling Item Is a Fancy Vibrator

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Fab.com’s single bestselling product of all time? It’s not a pair of earrings, or a clever little teapot, or a framed poster about typography. According to CCO Bradford Shellhammer, speaking onstage at this morning’s session of Le Web in London, it’s a vibrator. Not only that, the site has sold “thousands...
In No Way Does It Surprise Us That Fab’s All-Time Bestselling Item Is a Fancy Vibrator

Fab's Best-Selling Item Is...A Vibrator

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Fab turned 1 today with a bang. The young startup has 5 million users and it acquired is 3rd startup, two-month-old Llustre. It also boasted 1.8 million items sold to date, ranging in cost from $1 to $20,000. Of those 1.8 million items, one in particular has produced stand-out sales....
Fab's Best-Selling Item Is...A Vibrator

Designer Ecommerce Hub Fab.com Goes Shopping, Acquires Indian Tech Partner True Sparrow Systems

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Online designer shop Fab.com, which boasts some nine million users, is insourcing its Indian technology partner, True Sparrow Systems, by acquiring the company. The buy was reported in The Economic Times which described it as a cash and stock deal. The value of the deal was not disclosed. The paper notes it’s...
Designer Ecommerce Hub Fab.com Goes Shopping, Acquires Indian Tech Partner True Sparrow Systems

Fab Looks Back At Past 18 Months: 10 Million Members, 4.3 Million Products Sold

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Design-focused e-commerce site Fab.com has been having a good year (and a half), and thanks to the massive 100-plus page slideshow the company has now shared, it has the figures to prove it. According to Fab’s latest, the site reached 10 million members in 2012, and sold 4.3 million products...
Fab Looks Back At Past 18 Months: 10 Million Members, 4.3 Million Products Sold

On Track For $300M In 2013 Sales, Fab Pivots Again, Buys Custom Furniture Shop Massivkonzept And Opens Retail Storefront

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Design-focused retail site Fab has announced its new pivot, along with an acquisition and much more. As we reported last week, Fab now has 12 million users and is continuing to grow at a fast clip after its initial pivot. Last year, the company saw $150 million in revenue, and...
On Track For $300M In 2013 Sales, Fab Pivots Again, Buys Custom Furniture Shop Massivkonzept And Opens Retail Storefront

Grindr For Equality Needs You! Help Make The World A Gayer (Happier) Place

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Grindr is awesome. So awesome it won a Crunchie this year for best location app, and so awesome that I often wish Blendr (Grindr’s gender-open counterpart) wasn’t just full of dudes. But the app that’s basically a gay man’s portal to happy times now boasts over 3 million users, which...
Grindr For Equality Needs You! Help Make The World A Gayer (Happier) Place
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Happy Birthday, Grindr: Millennials are Addickted to You

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Meet David. (Photo: Grindr.com) To celebrate its fourth birthday, gay mafia invention Grindr released some important findings regarding its cultural impact on the gay community. Turns out, gay guys love it! In a press release calling itself “groundbreaking” and a “global sensation,” Grindr revealed Monday that it has amassed more...
Happy Birthday, Grindr: Millennials are Addickted to You

AnonyMouse launches to help gay youth while protecting their identities

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While the Supreme Court tackles a landmark case on LGBT rights, gay young folks still have to tough it out in the real world, which is sometimes loving, sometimes cruel. AnonyMouse is a service that allows gay youth to get advice and life coaching from older, wiser mentors —...
AnonyMouse launches to help gay youth while protecting their identities

'Pink dollar' app for Hong Kong

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An app which rates business according to their approach to the gay community launched by British man in Hong Kong...
'Pink dollar' app for Hong Kong

Hornet Takes Aim at Grindr with $500K Raised and Massive Growth

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The latest and fastest growing gay networking app is Hornet, the mobile app taking aim at Grindr since the latter shifted focus to the straight dating market with Blendr. Hornet only launched in January (with its Android launch in April), yet it’s already raised $500,000 through AngelList, hit 150,000...
Hornet Takes Aim at Grindr with $500K Raised and Massive Growth
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