All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Business Insider’

Jeff Bezos And Others Give Business Insider $12 Million

Business Insider announced on Wednesday that it has raised a new $12 million round of funding from existing investors including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Others include IVP, RRE, and Gordon Crovitz. According to CEO Henry Blodget, Business Insider will use the money to create “more great digital journalism (including long-form narratives and investigations),” more photography, more video, more data and …

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Business Insider Hit 15 Million Uniques In May, Praises Aggregation

In the publishing world, it’s no secret that Business Insider has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Today, co-founder, CEO and Editor-In Chief Henry Blodget announced that the site had 15 million unique monthly visitors in May, and he largely attributes the site’s popularity to news aggregation. On Friday, we looked at Compete’s latest numbers for some of the web’s …

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Facebook IPO May Be The Most Important in History, Says Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has a new op-ed published at Business Insider in which he declares the Facebook initial public offering (IPO) the most important IPO in history. He bases this on two different premises. One, that the huge popularity of the Facebook brand will lure retail investors back to Wall Street, meaning a large …

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Pinterest May Be a Flash in the Pan

Nicholas Carlson over at Business Insider is reporting on an interesting phenomenon involving Pinterest‘s popularity. It seems the number of Pinterest users has been falling since mid-March. Using information from AppData, a site that measures metrics for apps on different platforms, Business Insider is estimating the app has lost around 3 million monthly active users since March 1st. Carlson speculates …

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Mark Cuban Becomes Largest Holder of Vringo Stock and Shares Triple

Mark Cuban purchased Vringo stock shortly after pushing Lamar Odom out of his life. Vringo is a Delaware corporation that was founded in 2006 by entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jonathan Medved and mobile software specialist David Goldfarb. The company provides software platforms for mobile social and mobile video services. According to data from FactSet Research Cuban now owns more than …

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