April 30, 2012

Could Tumblr be the Next Big Buyout?

Rebecca Dana, The Daily Beast

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If only buzz were revenue, Tumblr would be bigger than Walmart.

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TAGGED: Instagram, IPO, Tumblr


May 10, 2012
Getting to the Bottom of the Bubble
Robert Leshner, Beta News
Over the last eighteen months, there has been a lot of public concern about whether we're in the midst of another tech bubble. People outside of Silicon Valley saw the billion-dollar exit for a consumer Internet company that was... more ››
May 14, 2012
Tech's Destructive Hunger for Hits
Farhad Manjoo, Fast Company
No one waited in line to buy the first iPod. It took a year and a half for Apple's shiny, pricey music player to hit its millionth sale, and nothing about its trajectory (2002 sales, for example, were a Zune-like 40,000 a month)... more ››
May 16, 2012
Facebook's IPO: Feeling Bubbly?
John Dvorak, PC Magazine
There is still a chance that something weird could happen and the Facebook IPO could be pulled. If the offering isn't pulled, then the floodgates of bored money will pour into every idea that can put together an offering of any... more ››
May 6, 2012
Facebook by the Numbers: A Pre-IPO Rundown
Dustin Curtis, dcurt.is
I like to look at raw numbers every once in a while, without external influence, to recalibrate my ability to judge the magnitude of things. Here are some of the numbers from Facebook's most recent S-1 filing (published... more ››
May 9, 2012
Why I Didn't Want to Work at Instagram
Robert Cezar Matei, TechCrunch
Here’s a heart-warming tale of why you can’t second-guess yourself. Robert Cezar Matei had the chance to work for Instagram long-before it was acquired by Facebook for $1 billion, but followed his passion for... more ››