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Tim Armstrong Takes a Long Term View of #AOL

Tim Armstrong Takes a Long Term View of #AOL

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong talked with Business Insider editor-in-chief Henry Blodget about the future. Armstrong said, "In the content business, we are investing into what may not be popular in the time period, which is people think that the content businesses are expensive, and they don't look like the [Full Story…]

Blodget Grows Business Insider

Blodget Grows Business Insider

According to the Wall Street Journal, Business Insider's chief executive and editor Henry Blodget, believes that news needs to be fun. The site produces stories covering everything from sports to finance, and targets a younger generation than such publications as Financial Times or The Economist. In [Full Story…]

Is Business Insider Becoming the Next Huffington Post?

Is Business Insider Becoming the Next Huffington Post?

NY-based news site Business Insider, which was launched back in February 2009 with a focus on the digital/tech scene in NY, was recently compared to The Huffington Post in article in The Wrap about its in fast paced growth and revenue. According to the article, the site has been valued at $45 [Full Story…]

Business Insider Raises $7 Million In Latest Round

Business Insider Raises $7 Million In Latest Round

Popular amongst tech, media and financial professionals, NY-based online outlet Business Insider has raised $7 million, compared to the $3 million last year, in its latest round led by Institutional Venture Partners. Founder Henry Bodget hasn't revealed what is in the future for the site with the [Full Story…]

Business Insider Makes “Offer” to Yahoo

Business Insider Makes "Offer" to Yahoo

Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget this week made an offer via its website to allow Yahoo to acquire the company for $150 million. From there, they ask for Yahoo to appoint them as acting CEO and enact their plan. Blodget explains their plan will,"unlock the value embedded in Yahoo's clobbered [Full Story…]

Yipit’s Vacanti Offers Perspective on Daily Deal Mania

Yipit's Vacanti Offers Perspective on Daily Deal Mania

In a video interview with Business Insider's Henry Blodget, New York based Yipit co-founder Vinicius Vacanti gives his take on the proliferation of "daily deal" sites seeking to replicate the success of Groupon. Running Yipit, which recommends the best deals from these 100+ sites for [Full Story…]

The Deal to Blodget: Don’t Dumb Down Financial News

The Deal to Blodget: Don't Dumb Down Financial News

In a blog post on The Deal, Executive Editor Yvette Kantrow took issue with Henry Blodget, the disgraced Wall Streeter behind Business Insider, whose profile recently appeared in Bloomberg BusinessWeek. "What rankles is yet another outlet declaring that it's hell-bent on reinventing [Full Story…]

Business Insider Raises $3 Million in VC Funding

Business Insider Raises $3 Million in VC Funding

Yesterday, Henry Blodget, founder of the NYC based online news outlet Business Insider, announced that his company secured a new found of funding to the tune of $3 million.  The VC firm backing Blodget is New York based RRE Ventures. Daily Intel (Nymag.com)Previous:> BusinessWeek Profiles [Full Story…]

BusinessWeek Profiles Business Insider’s Blodget

BusinessWeek Profiles Business Insider's Blodget

Henry Blodget, the disgraced Wall Street guru and man behind the New York-based website Business Insider, was profiled in a recent BusinessWeek article. Blodget was brought down in an SEC investigation that found, between 1999 and 2001, he had issued research reports on go2.com that were misleading [Full Story…]

Startup 2010 at NYU To Focus on Mobile Revolution

Startup 2010 at NYU To Focus on Mobile Revolution

A one day conference at NYU on May 20, Startup 2010: The Mobile Revolution, hosted by Silicon Alley Insider and NYU's Stern School of Business, will focus on the explosive growth of mobile. Registration and information can be found at this website.Sessions include:    The Appconomy: [Full Story…]

Will Dating a NYC Venture Capitalist Be Cool in ‘Y + 10’?

Will Dating a NYC Venture Capitalist Be Cool in 'Y + 10'?

NYConvergence ORIGINAL Bob Lessin, last night's moderator at the NY Tech -10 +10 event, posed this question early on to participants Kevin Ryan of Alleycorp and Henry Blodget of The Business Insider in order to gauge how much more attractive "tech" has become since the [Full Story…]

Alley Insider Network to Expand Beyond 2 New Blogs

Alley Insider Network to Expand Beyond 2 New Blogs

NYConvergence has previously reported on former Merill Lynch broker Henry Blodget and his partner former DoubleClick CEO Kevin Ryan's plans to expand the Alley Insider network of blogs with ClusterStock and The Business Sheet. In an article in Wired that examines how Blodget has reshaped his [Full Story…]

‘Silicon Alley Insider’ Grows, Has Staff Changes

'Silicon Alley Insider' Grows, Has Staff Changes

NYConvergence ORIGINALWhile the media industry Web site Silicon Alley Insider has been writing about staff reductions throughout the industry, the publication and its sister site Clusterstock have been undergoing their own changes in the past few months.  Most recently,  Insider's [Full Story…]

AlleyInsider Secures Funding, Launches Two Sites

AlleyInsider Secures Funding, Launches Two Sites

paidContent.org The media and technology news Web site has received less than $1 million in funding at $6 million post-money valuation.  The investor group includes Allen Morgan, former Mayfield partner and part of the dissident shareholder group fighting to take control of The New York [Full Story…]