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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘IAC’

Sean Rad Forced Out Of CEO Role At Tinder

Tinder CEO Sean Rad has been forced out of the role, but will be staying with the company in the capacity of President and board member. Rad founded the company behind the hottest dating app out there, but events unrelated to the app’s performance have led to his demotion. The news didn’t come in a formal announcement from Tinder or …

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Avengers DVD Release Accompanied By Launch Of Marvel Game Hub

IAC’s Mindspark Interactive Network announced that it has launched Heroic Play, a destination where Avengers fans can play various Marvel games, as well as get Marvel news and view Marvel related messages shared across social media. Heroic Play launched with 15 games with characters from The Avengers and the larger Marvel universe. The company timed the launch to coincide with …

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Ask Parent IAC Acquires DateHookup To Pump Up Revenue

Earlier this week, we reported that Ask.com has acquired About.com and The About Network. Now, Ask parent IAC has announced another acquisition – DateHookup. IAC has completed the acquisition of the ad-supported dating site for an undisclosed sum. DateHookup generated over $500 million in revenue in 2011. “DateHookup has built a sizable and active community of online singles in the …

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Ask.com Acquires About.com For $300 Million

IAC announced that its Ask.com property has agreed to acquire The About Group from The New York Times for $300 million. The About Group, of course, is the company behind About.com. The deal was signed on Sunday. “The About.com acquisition is completely in line with IAC’s M&A strategy of acquiring, at disciplined valuations, companies that are complementary and synergistic with …

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