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Green Dot acquires location-based services pioneer Loopt for $43.4 million in cash

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In a move straight out of left field, Green Dot, a provider of prepaid debit cards, has acquired Loopt for total consideration of $43.4 million in cash. The press release is below, we’re updating this post. Green Dot to Acquire Loopt Loopt is a pioneer in mobile user interface design,...
Green Dot acquires location-based services pioneer Loopt for $43.4 million in cash

They’re Hot Now, But Will Start-Ups Fall Victim To ‘Check-In Fatigue’?

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“Check-in” companies that were all but unheard of a year ago are making noise due to the simple game mechanics and competitive element they added to their start-ups, which took social networking into a new, location-based direction. Now, the youthful founders of this new breed of start-ups say that checking...
They’re Hot Now, But Will Start-Ups Fall Victim To ‘Check-In Fatigue’?

Startup Loopt Lands with Green Dot

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The chase over mobile payments continues as prepaid money card issuer Green Dot Corp. has agreed to acquire mobile start-up Loopt Inc. for $43.4 million. Green Dot announced the agreement, which will be an all-cash deal, Friday morning. It is expected to close in the first quarter. Loopt, of Mountain...
Startup Loopt Lands with Green Dot
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