Bryan Goldberg and Bustle have scooped up The Outline, a digital news publication launched in 2016 by Joshua Topolosky. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed but all signs point to this being an acquihire as The Outline shed the majority of its staff in the Fall of 2018.
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According to data from our friends at Crunchbase, there were 409 acquisitions of New York companies in 2018, up from 354 in 2017. Today, I shine a spotlight on 25 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired in during 2018. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), as well […]
Flavorpill, the social events and experiential platform has been acquired by Bustle Digital Group. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bustle Media Group operates several sites catered towards the interests of the modern women. “This acquisition was made with an eye towards our 2019 growth — in both user engagement and revenue. We expect to see a substantial increase in paid attendees for our experiential programs to come through Flavorpill,” remarked Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of the Bustle Digital group.
FanDuel, the fantasy sports site that allows users to win real money, has been acquired by UK and Ireland-based Paddy Power Betfair. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed but publicly-traded Paddy Power Betfair will be merging its US operations with FanDuel, injecting some cash to service FanDuel’s existing debt load, and will have […]
According to data from our friends at Crunchbase, there were 354 acquisitions of New York companies in 2017, up from 238 in 2016. Today, I shine a spotlight on 13 of these notable transactions involving NYC startups that were acquired in during 2017. I have included the acquiree, the acquirer, transaction amount (when available), as […]
Allison Goldberg, a summa cum laude graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in finance and economics, is the vice president and managing director of Time Warner Investments. Time Warner Investments focuses on investment opportunities that directly enhance their ability to meet specific strategic goals. This includes delivery of […]
Last Monday, Entrepreneurs Roundtable’s latest pitch event hosted an eclectic group of startup hopefuls at Microsoft’s midtown office, each intrepid brand reaching for niche markets that might leave some investors bewildered. Prada dog accessories? Smartphone ads that pay their consumers? Most of the night’s entrepreneurs rooted their unconventional ideas in current multi-billion dollar industries and […]