Santa Monica Tech Community Grows, As Another Tech Law Firm Sets Up Shop
OCTOBER 25, 2012
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Esri Powers Pokemon Hunting Map From Santa Monica's Pokevision
JULY 27, 2016
Pokevision apparently has been seeing a huge spike in demand for its service, with nearly 20 million unique users in its first five days. Pokevision is based in Santa Monica. According to Esri, Pokevision , a third party app developer, used its ArcGIS services to show real time locations of Pokemon hot spots, in real time.
Mindshare LA Brings the Power of “Play” to Santa Monica
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APRIL 25, 2013
For the past five years Mindshare LA has remained at its home base downtown, but due to high demand, it is finally making its way over to the Westside.
Demand Media Unloads Cracked For $39M
APRIL 13, 2016
Santa Monica-based Demand Media has sold Cracked , its online humor site, to the E.W. According to Demand Media, the move will give it a "more focused portfolio of businesses", and also "significantly" strengthen its balance sheet. Demand Media acquired Cracked in 2007. READ MORE>>.
ParkMe Launches Real-Time Parking Solutions For LA & Santa Monica Drivers
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DECEMBER 14, 2012
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MAY 16, 2016
SNAPCHAT Expands into New Offices at Santa Monica Airport ( link ). CORNERSTONE ON DEMAND Launches New Products ( link ). SMNT HH.
Demand Media Opens TypeF
MARCH 15, 2011
According to Demand Media, the new site will "empower women of all shapes, sizes and styles" to discover their unique look. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Extends Pluck To Mobile
APRIL 6, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media has extended its Pluck social media platform to mobile devices, the company said today. demand media pluck brand community mobile iphone androidPluck is used by brands to create communities. READ MORE>>.
Squeegy Launches On-Demand Car Washes In LA
AUGUST 21, 2015
Los Angeles-based Squeegy has recently launched into the market, with an on-demand, car wash service--currently serving the west side. Tired of driving around a dusty, dirt encrusted car, but too darn busy to find a car wash? The startup is led by Andrew Davis. The company is currently self funded. READ MORE>>.
Heal Finds $26.9M More In Funding To Expand Access To On-Demand Doctors
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Santa Monica-based Heal , the on-demand doctor's house call startup, said this morningg that it has raised $26.9M in a Series A funding. Heal lets users request in-home, on demand visits from doctors, who the startup says can do anything a patient might require in a traditional doctor's visit. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media, Buddy Media Link
MARCH 9, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media announced this morning that it has inked a deal with Buddy Media , developer of a Facebook management system for advertisers, on a new version of Pluck. Pluck is Demand Media's social media application. demand media buddy facebook community forum pluck brand advertiserREAD MORE>>.
Demand Media Launches Pet Channel On YouTube
MAY 2, 2012
Demand Media's new pet channel includes VIctoria Stillwell, host of the Animal Planet series "It's Me or The Dog", public television personality P.
Demand Media Sees Executive Exodus
JANUARY 30, 2012
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publisher headed by Richard Rosenblatt, has seen the exodus of three of the firm's EVPs and founders. Larry Fitzgibbon, Joe Perez, and Steven Kydd apparently are all leaving Demand Media for "other opportunities." demand media executive content publishing publisher
Demand Media Applies Content Strategy To eNom
MARCH 24, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the Internet content publishing company run by Richard Rosenblatt, is applying its crowdsourced content model to eNom , the domain name registrar it owns. According to eNom, it has put up a new content portal focused on the.ORG domain name, which is powered by Demand Media's creative studios.
Demand Media Buys CoveritLive
MARCH 3, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media said this morning that it has acquired CoveritLive , a developer of a live blogging platform used to provide real time commentary, reader polling, and questions and answers on live events. Demand Media was already a strategic investor in CoveritLive. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Buys E-Commerce Marketplace Society6 For $94M
JUNE 24, 2013
Santa Monica-based Demand Media has acquired Society6 , an online e-commerce marketplace centered around artists, the company announced Monday afternoon, as part of an effort to expand its content and media platform. artist acquisition merger marketplace ecommerce society6 media demand READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Names New Content Marketing Executive
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Santa Monica-based Demand Media is building out its executive team today, saying that it has named Scott Lehr as its new Senior Vice President and General Manager of Content Solutions. Demand Media said Lehr wlil focus on growing its content marketing practice. Lehr also has served at Breakpoint Digital and Muze.
Vet On Demand Launches New Service To Connect Pet Owners, Vets
OCTOBER 21, 2015
The company--which says it is als now offering up its service via a subscription model--lets pets owners directly contact veterinarians for questions.
Demand Media Names eNom Head
MAY 12, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media has appointed a new head of its eNom domain name registration services group, the firm said today. Demand Media said it has promoted Taryn Naidu to EVP and General Manager, eNom. Naidu has been at Demand Media since 2006, and previously served as CEO of Pool.com. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Loses Chief Revenue Officer
DECEMBER 17, 2013
Santa Monica-based Demand Media has lost its Chief Revenue Officer, Jeff Dossett, to startup Porch.com , only eight months after Dossett was named to the position after the loss of former Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer Bradford. porch jeff dossett chief revenue officer demand media executive everest and Microsoft.
Demand Media Launches Long Form Article Effort
MAY 5, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publisher which runs such sites as eHow.com, typeF.com, and LIVESTRONG.COM, said Thursday afternoon that it is launching a new effort focused on long-form web content. freelance writer journalism writing livestrong ehow content publisher publishing editorial media demand
Demand Media Names GM For typeF.com
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media has named Lisa Kraynak as head of the firm's new fashion web site, typeF.com , which it is launching with Tyra Banks. According to Demand Media, Kraynak will lead the launch, operation, and ongoing development of the new site. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Hands Out Big Bonuses
APRIL 15, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publishing empire of Richard Rosenblatt, has handed out some big bonuses to executives, three months after the firm's successful IPO. demand media content publishing bonus executiveThe bonuses include $361,760 for Rosenblatt, $286,863 to President and CFO Charles S.
Honk Launches On Demand Roadside Help Service, Raises $1.8M
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Santa Monica-based Honk has launched a service for you, specifically to let you summon roadside help using your smartphone--without a membership. Have a flat tire, locked yourself out of your car, or need a tow--but not a member of a roadside assistance service? Honk is led by serial entrepreneur Corey Brundage. READ MORE>>.
Report: Demand Media Targets Critical Blog
JULY 21, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, is targeting a blog which has been posting internal documents and criticism of the company. According to a report from Forbes, the firm has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Demand Studio Sucks , alleging copyright infringement.
Demand Media Emerges As Leaf Group
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Santa Monica-based Demand Media --in what looks to be a tumultuous day to for the stock market--said this morning that it will begin trading its common stock today on the New York Stock Exchange under the new ticker symbol, LFGR. demand media lfgr leaf group marketplace ecommerceREAD MORE>>.
Demand Media To Change Name To Leaf Group
OCTOBER 31, 2016
Santa Monica-based Demand Media said on Friday that it will be changing its name, and will become Leaf Group Ltd. Demand Media did not say why it is changing its name, however, the company has significantly been shifting its business from Internet media, to an online marketplace business. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Increases Revenues, Posts Loss
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, announced its third quarter 2011 financial results on Monday, saying that it had a loss from operations of $3.3M, with a rise in revenues to $81.5M. demand media content earnings publishingREAD MORE>>.
Demand Media Powers New YouTube Original Channels
OCTOBER 31, 2011
Santa MOnica-based Demand Media is one of the new partners for YouTube , in the big original content programming push by Google's video site, the firm said today. demand media youtube channels streaming videoFinancial details of the deal with YouTube have not been announced. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Reports Profit
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the internet publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, reported its fourth quarter and fiscal 2010 results today, the first as a public company. Demand Media said it had revenues of $73.6M for Q4 of 2010, up 33 percent from the $55.5M in revenues from Q4 of 2009. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media, Getty Images In Licensing Deal
MARCH 23, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt and which runs such sites as LIVESTRONG.com and eHow , said today along with image licensing firm Getty Images , that the two are in a joint licensing deal. Financial details of the licensing deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Raises 2012 Guidance On Registrar Growth
MAY 9, 2012
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing business run by Richard Rosenblatt, announced its first quarter 2012 results yesterday, and also raised its fiscal 2012 financial guidance. Demand Media said it now expects full year 2012 revenues to be between $361.0M to $367.0M. demand media content earnings
Demand Media Partners With REI
JUNE 29, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, has inked a partnership with outdoor retailer REI. Trails.com is Demand Media's online adventure site, providing trail guides, topographic maps, articles, and other outdoors-related content. The companies announced the deal today.
Demand Media Defends Fiscal Outlook
APRIL 18, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, said Sunday that it is reaffirming its financial outlook for fiscal year 2011. Demand Media said that that report "significantly overstated" the negative impact of those Google changes. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Up 32 Percent In IPO
JANUARY 26, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing network run by Richard Rosenblatt, had a huge reception in the public markets Wednesday, closing up 32 percent in its initial public offering. Demand, which debuted on the NYSE as DMD this morning, priced at $17.00, but soon shot up to as high as $25.00 per share.
Demand Media Buys Two Firms, Renews Google Ad Deal
AUGUST 9, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, said Tuesday afternoon that it has acquired two companies, plus renewed a deal with Google. As part of that effort, Demand Media said its inventory will be included in the premium Google Display Network Reserve. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Prices IPO, Begins Trading Today
JANUARY 26, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media said late Tuesday evening that it has priced its IPO, as well as increased its IPO offering size, and will sell 8,900,000 shares of its common stock at $17.00 per share. Demand Media had initially filed for its IPO in August. publishing content acquisition merger media demand
Demand Media Eyes Top Level Domain Expansion
JUNE 11, 2012
Santa Monica-based Demand Media announced this morning that it will be pursuing 26, new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs), as the ICANN opens up expansion of the Internet domain name space. is backed by $100M and was started by a number of ex-Demand Media executives. Donuts Inc. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Revenues Up In Q1
MAY 5, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media reported its results Thursday, saying that it had a net loss of $5.6 Demand Media said the revenues numbers were driven by continued momentum from its owned and operated sites. Demand also mentioned strong direct brand advertising sales helped its results. READ MORE>>.
Demand Media Underwriters Buy Additional Shares
JANUARY 27, 2011
Santa Monica-based Demand Media , riding high on a successful IPO debut Wednesday, said Thursday that its underwriters have exercised their option to purchase an additional 675,000 shares from Demand Media, and 660,000 shares from selling stockholders at its initial offering price. READ MORE>>.