Startups Weekly: VCs are drunk on beverage startups

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Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a newsletter published every Saturday that dives into the week’s most noteworthy venture deals, fundraises, M&A transactions and trends. As Amex scoops up Resy, a look at its acquisition history .

Will Packer Media Buys xoNecole

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Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Will Packer Media said it will accelerate growth of xoNecole, adding video, social and mobile offerings, plus a newsletter and event series. will packer media xonecole production content lifestyle urban merger acquisition brandLos Angeles-based production and content firm Will Packer Media said on Thursday that it has acquired women's lifestyle site xoNecole , a lifestyle site aimed at "urban millenial women".

K1 Investment Management Buys Digital Pharmacist

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Chris Loughlin is CEO of the company, which develops web, text, mobihle, and voice applications to automate refill requests and reminders, and also helps with marketing, including social media, online advertising, electronic newsletters, and more that pharmacies can send to their customers. digital pharmacist digitalpharmacist merger acquisition private equity pharmacy software saas

Bose Develops Prototype “Sleepbuds” After Buying San Diego Startup

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” In a recent e-mail newsletter, Hush founding CEO Daniel “Ewok” Lee announced the acquisition, writing, “Some huge news to share – we’ve been acquired by Bose Corporation!”

Be Jane Sold

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The firm said in a newsletter to users that the buyer was a "perfectly suited partner" in the home industry. Tags: acquisition merger content improvement home online jane bejane Burbank-based Be Jane , the angel funded, online home improvement site focused on women, told its users that it has sold the web site to an undisclosed buyer, according to reports. Be Jane said it would be announcing the buyer in the weeks ahead.

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn

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According to financial columnist Daniel Solin, “One large study looked at more than 15,000 predictions by 237 market timing newsletters over a 12-year period. of the newsletters went bust.”. Money is plentiful for those who understand the simple laws which govern its acquisition.”.

What I Learned in 2014: Kevin Winston

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Disney''s acquisition of Maker Studios for $500M-$1B set the tone, and soon after, Facebook acquired Oculus for $2B, and Apple acquired Beats By Dre for $3B. Beyond entertainment, ad tech is huge with Rubicon''s IPO and the TrueX $200M acquisition by Fox.

Create An Industry Alliance Entrepreneurs: Need Friends On The Startup Playground

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5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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