torrid growth

torrid growth

Ridiculously fast-growing Fab expands executive team, snags Vonage CMO

thenextweb.com
E-commerce phenomenon Fab.com has hired a chief marketing officer, snagging away Scott Ballantyne from publicly listed Vonage, where the man served in a similar capacity. Fab co-founder and CEO Jason Goldberg just made the announcement on his personal blog, pointing out that he worked with Ballantyne a decade ago, launching...
Ridiculously fast-growing Fab expands executive team, snags Vonage CMO

Job search site Indeed sells to Japan's Recruit Co.

gigaom.com
Indeed, the world’s most visited job recruiting site, will be bought by human resources service provider Recruit Co. of Japan in a deal reportedly worth up to $1 billion. Stamford CT-based Indeed will continue as an independent unit of Recruit with the existing management team in place. Launched in 2004,...
Job search site Indeed sells to Japan's Recruit Co.

Fault lines: The lesser known wars in high technology

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In TNW’s ever-running communications back channel, I tossed out a few technology relationships that I found to be significant and, often, contentious. This post is an extension of those thoughts. Who is your friend? Assuming that the enemy of your enemy is your friend, then it might stand to reason that if...
Fault lines: The lesser known wars in high technology
Game discovery platform Chartboost is on fire, scores Sequoia in $19 million Series B
ForkFly partners with The Seattle Times, flips daily deals model on its head

Optimum Energy heats up with $12.2M to intelligently adjust temperature settings in buildings

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Optimum Energy, a Seattle startup whose software intelligently adjusts a building’s temperature in order to reduce energy consumption, has scored $12.2 million in fresh financing from new investor Navitas Capital and existing investor Columbia Pacific Capital Management, GeekWire has learned. The company says it has been experiencing “torrid” growth, with the...
Optimum Energy heats up with $12.2M to intelligently adjust temperature settings in buildings

Updated S-1: Facebook's Yearly Revenue Growth Up 45 Percent, But Down Six Percent From Last Quarter

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Facebook filed an updated version of its S-1 public offering document today, which included somewhat disappointing first-quarter financials. In the new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, its fourth update for its upcoming public offering, the social networking giant’s revenue was $1.058 billion, up 46 percent for the...
Updated S-1: Facebook's Yearly Revenue Growth Up 45 Percent, But Down Six Percent From Last Quarter
Pin it, like it, buy it: Ubokia enables back-door e-commerce on Pinterest

Groupon Fights For Its Life As Daily Deals Collapse (GRPN)

www.businessinsider.com
CHICAGO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Groupon and its compatriots in the much-hyped daily deals business were supposed to change the very nature of small-business advertising. Instead, it is the daily deal vendors that are racing to change as evidence mounts that their business model is fundamentally flawed. Groupon last week reported...
Groupon Fights For Its Life As Daily Deals Collapse (GRPN)

'Torrid growth' in enterprise WLAN as BYOD gains traction

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The bring-your-own-device trend continues to pick up steam worldwide, according to a new report....
'Torrid growth' in enterprise WLAN as BYOD gains traction
Kontagent launches its kSuite DataMine analytics tool for monetizing mobile games
Korea’s 21-month-old e-commerce startup Coupang will generate $600M in revenue this year
Houzz's torid growth comes down to the three C's: Content, Commerce, and Community
Carriers' messaging nightmare gets worse as Apple's iMessage growth pulls even with WhatsApp
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