Tag Archives: ' social'

Twitter’s seven-year journey from idea to IPO

Dec. 4 - 5, 2013 Redwood City, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Twitter filed for an initial public offering today in what will likely be the stock market debut since Facebook’s $16 billion IPO in May 2012. It [...]

ShareThis bulks up with $30M to facilitate sharing around the Web

ShareThis has raised $30 million for its technology that enables sharing around the Web. ShareThis offers publishers a range of widgets and tools to facilitate social sharing. It claims to “touch the lives” of 95 percent [...]

Facebook jumps $32B in 29 days to blast over 14-month old IPO price

ansik On July 2, Facebook stock was under $25. Today, a week after Facebook reported strong earnings and massive mobile ad sales, the world’s preeminent social network is in the the $37-$38 range, occasionally peeking over [...]

Social site-maker RebelMouse locks down a $10M first round of funding

Shutterstock RebelMouse, a service that lets anyone create a pretty, visually rich site based on their social updates, has just announced a rather sizable round of funding. The startup has taken $10.25 million in its first [...]

Twitter acquires what’s-happening-now-here startup Spindle

Twitter has acquired Boston-based local social startup Spindle, the “discovery engine for the social web.” Spindle announced on its blog today that is joining the flock and that its nine-person team will be moving to Twitter headquarters [...]

A year after IPO, Facebook still down 30% (but the future is bright)

A year ago today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg “rang the bell” to open trading in one of the most hotly-anticipated initial public offerings in history as Facebook hit the stock market. And promptly went splat. Today, not that much [...]

Foursquare raises $41M as it doubles-down on search and ad ops

We’ve been saying this for a while now: Foursquare isn’t about badges and mayorships anymore. You need only look at the company’s latest round of funding for confirmation. Foursquare announced today that it has raised $41 million [...]

Pinterest’s next funding round could be valued as high $2.5 billion

A whole lot of money’s in scrapbooking, apparently. Pinterest, every mom’s favorite web diversion, is in talks to raise a meatyfinancing round valued up to $2.5 billion,sources tell the Wall Street Journal. Thetalks are still in theearlystages, but [...]

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