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Gilt Groupe Replaces Kevin Ryan with a Board Member: Former Travelocity CEO Michelle Peluso

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Ms. Peluso (Photo: Working World) Earlier this afternoon, Gilt Groupe named a new CEO to replace founder (and current CEO) Kevin Ryan. Michelle Peluso, formerly the President and CEO of Travelocity, will take the top slot at the flash deals site beginning in March. Ms. Peluso, who currently serves as the...
Gilt Groupe Replaces Kevin Ryan with a Board Member: Former Travelocity CEO Michelle Peluso

Private Sales Startup Gilt Groupe Raises Another $35 Million

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Gilt Groupe, the very fast-growing online private sales startup, has raised $35 million more to expand its businesses, which in addition to its flagship luxury retail site Gilt also include travel sales site Jetsetter. Gilt has partnered with several media firms to promote the properties; for instance, last fall...
Private Sales Startup Gilt Groupe Raises Another $35 Million
New Jetsetter Boss Doubles Down on Content, Launching New Profile Pages in August

HotelTonight ExpandsTo The UK, Former Jetsetter Leads The Charge

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HotelTonight, the last-minute discounted hotels booking app, is bringing its service to the UK, with an initial service in London launching today. In addition, Heather Leisman, most recently of the troubled Jetsetter travel startup, has joined as MD for Europe. The company has also opened its London-based office in the...
HotelTonight ExpandsTo The UK, Former Jetsetter Leads The Charge

Trouble in Paradise: Jetsetter's Founder and CEO Asked to Step Down

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Drew Patterson has stepped down as founder and CEO of Jetsetter, the high-end luxury discount sales travel site owned by Gilt Groupe. His departure was first reported by Beta Beat, and confirmed by a spokeswoman, who added that his exit was not related to the company’s operations, but rather due...
Trouble in Paradise: Jetsetter's Founder and CEO Asked to Step Down

Jetsetter CEO Drew Patterson On Hiring His First CMO, Scaling Up, and ‘Gossipy Tech Blogs’

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Mr. Patterson via @jetsetdrew Today, Jetsetter, the luxury vacation deals site (think flash sales on villas in St. Vincent or a pied-à-terre in Paris) announced the appointment of its first-ever chief marketing officer, Barry Herstein. A former CMO at PayPal, American Express, and the Financial Times Group, most recently Mr....
Jetsetter CEO Drew Patterson On Hiring His First CMO, Scaling Up, and ‘Gossipy Tech Blogs’
Pinterest Removes Ban on Commercial Use as It Adds Business Accounts
Will TastemakerX Crack “The Taste Graph”?
TripAdvisor acquires luxury travel site Jetsetter from Gilt Groupe
The Gilted Age: Ex-Gilt Groupers are running this town
One Kings Lane raises $50M, but the real gem may be a new partnership with Scripps
Pinfluencer adds Zappos to client list, powers 250 million Pinterest impressions, and doubles revenue per pin

Kevin Ryan Asks Jetsetter CEO Drew Patterson to Step Down After ‘Mutiny’ From Staffers

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Mr. Patterson via @jetsetdrew Gilt Groupe founder Kevin Ryan and Gilt Groupe chairman Susan Lyne spent Monday in meetings at the offices of Jetsetter, an independent deals site for luxury travel bookings under the Gilt umbrella. When the day was done, the Jetsetter board, where Mr. Ryan serves as chairman,...
Kevin Ryan Asks Jetsetter CEO Drew Patterson to Step Down After ‘Mutiny’ From Staffers
Betaworks, High Line Venture Partners, SV Angel Back LayerVault

TripAdvisor Continues Its Acquisition Spree, Buys GateGuru Mobile App For Real-Time Travel Information

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Travel port TripAdvisor continues to push ahead with its mobile and social acquisitions: today the company announced that it has acquired GateGuru, a mobile app that provides real-time information on airports, weather, and flights — much of it picked up from crowdsourcing, much like Waze does with road travel. Terms...
TripAdvisor Continues Its Acquisition Spree, Buys GateGuru Mobile App For Real-Time Travel Information

Kayak Expands Direct Booking Into Flights; Adds Jetsetter And Travel + Leisure Hotel Reviews

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After debuting direct booking for hotel reservations, travel search engine Kayak is expanding this option to airline flights. This feature is initially only available for Air Canada but Kayak will be adding more airlines in the future. Previously if you wanted to book a flight using Kayak’s search engine, you...
Kayak Expands Direct Booking Into Flights; Adds Jetsetter And Travel + Leisure Hotel Reviews

Big Advertisers Are Saying Lots Of Things About Facebook This Morning And Few Of Them Are Good (FB)

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At our Social Media ROI conference this morning, Facebook has been a big topic of conversation. And the comments from marketers have not been encouraging for Facebook's bottom (or top) line. All the brands have tried Facebook, of course. But they've had mixed success. And, importantly, a lot of the...
Big Advertisers Are Saying Lots Of Things About Facebook This Morning And Few Of Them Are Good (FB)

Jetsetter's been updated for Passbook, joining...

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Jetsetter's been updated for Passbook, joining our running list of Passbook-compatible apps. More »...
Jetsetter's been updated for Passbook, joining...
Former BuyWithMe CEO Cheryl Rosner raises $2.4 million for a stealthy travel startup called Stayful
Pinterest adds pricing, availability, ingredients, & movie ratings to pins, rolls out Pin It button for third-party apps

Room 77 Acquires CheckMate and Appoints Drew Patterson CEO

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Shortly after raising $30 million from investors including Expedia, hotel search site Room 77 today said it had hired Drew Patterson, co-founder of Jetsetter and an early employee at Kayak, as CEO. Patterson had been advising a stealth hospitality startup called CheckMate, which Room 77 is acquiring....
Room 77 Acquires CheckMate and Appoints Drew Patterson CEO

The Clone Collector: Meet New York Superangel Fabrice Grinda, Master of Digital Knockoffs

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Mr. Grinda speaking at LeWeb 2011. (flickr.com/leweb) Fabrice Grinda, the French-born Internet mogul best known for duplicating American companies across the globe, is taller—6'3"—and handsomer than he looks in his hundreds of pictures online, with thick eyebrows a few shades darker than his hair. He speaks rapidly and pronounces almost...
The Clone Collector: Meet New York Superangel Fabrice Grinda, Master of Digital Knockoffs

Want Me Get Me Gets You The VIP Treatment In Any Hotel

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Everyone enjoys a little VIP status now and then, especially while on vacation. But when we head out for sunnier spaces, we also crave a bargain deal on a hotel room that's not next to the ice machine. Enter Want Me Get Me, a new hotel booking site that treats...
Want Me Get Me Gets You The VIP Treatment In Any Hotel
Pinterest Launches Pins With More Info And A New Button For Mobile Apps

TripAdvisor Buys Luxury Travel Site Jetsetter From Gilt

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Word has just come in that TripAdvisor has acquired Jetsetter, Gilt’s private community for exclusive travel deals. Reports back in October had suggested that Gilt was attempting to spin off Jetsetter, at a rumored price somewhere between $30M and $50M. By March of this year, it seemed as if the...
TripAdvisor Buys Luxury Travel Site Jetsetter From Gilt
Norah Jones Premieres Her New Song… On Jetsetter?

Fotopedia Launches Its New Ad Model For iPad, Partners With Flipboard, Jetsetter & National Geographic

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Fotopedia, the company best known for it’s travel-focused iOS photo apps, launched its new ad model for the iPad today that will allow advertisers to buy highly targeted ads to its over 12 million users in more than 120 countries. The company, which recently updated many of its apps for...
Fotopedia Launches Its New Ad Model For iPad, Partners With Flipboard, Jetsetter & National Geographic
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