Mahalo Retools As Educational Content Apps Provider


Remember Santa Monica-based Mahalo , the startup headed by Jason Calacanis and backed by such investors as Sequoia Capital? The firm has been fairly quiet recently, but apparently in the last few months has retooled itself as an "educational startup", focused on providing courses on the iPad, iPhone, and Android, in addition to YouTube, the web, and Apple's iBook platform. mahalo educational content mobile apps smartphone jason calacanis

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Calacanis: Yahoo Should Buy Mahalo For $150M


How much is Santa Monica-based Mahalo worth? In a list of 10 acquisitions he suggested Yahoo make "on day one", Calacanis--not one to shy from self promotion--said that Yahoo could acquire Mahalo for $75M to $150M, with a chance of closing a deal at greater than 50%. Calacanis said his firm--plus fellow instructional videos site Howcast--are the "only two brands.really attacking the free education space." mahalo merger acquisition yahoo content learning video

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Guide to the LA Startup Community

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Jason Calacanis – Mahalo Jason Calacanis was CEO and co-founder of Weblogs, Inc., As of June 2008 Jason is now CEO and Founder of Mahalo, Inc. , Tyler Crowley – Mahalo Tyler Crowley is the Director of Corporate Strategy at Mahalo and Producer of Open Angel Forum (OAF).

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This Week in VC with Dana Settle of Greycroft Partners

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Read more: VentureWire (requires login) , Mahalo Profile Page. Moving into online education courses for 8 th -12 th grade in Summer 2010. Our guest this week on #TWiVC was Dana Settle , partner at Greycroft Partners , a venture capital firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles.